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A Look Back At The “Merrie Land” The Good, The Bad & The Queen Brought To Us

A Look Back At The

Jack Seda-Schreiber and Thomas Hintton

April 30, 2020

We gather here today to mourn the loss of Tony Allen. As legendary producer Brian Eno once put it, Tony is one of the greatest musicians of the last century. Tony Allen is a brilliant drummer whose style is only unique to him. His drumming practically made Fela Kuti as big and as influential as he was....

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2020

Ana Frango Elétrico is an amazing young talent. Having just released her second album, "Little Electric Chicken Heart," she is slowly but surely making her way into being one of the most talked-about new musical acts, getting rave reviews all across the boards from many notable music publications. With...

What’s Frank Ocean Up To?

What's Frank Ocean Up To?

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 12, 2020

What's Frank Ocean up to right now? Is he planning something? Well, as always, nobody knows for sure. Frank Ocean, if you don't know, is an R&B singer who started off as a member of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future alongside other famous artists Earl Sweatshirt, Syd and their founder...

Childish Gambino Dropped A New Album “3.15.20” – Here’s The Scoop

Childish Gambino Dropped A New Album

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2020

Donald Glover is in a very unique position. Starting off as a stand-up comedian and a writer for the TV show "30 Rock," he eventually became a hit comedic actor in his own right on the cult classic "Community" as well as his own successful stand-up special "Donald Glover: Weirdo." Since then, he has...

King Krule’s “Man Alive!” Perfectly Summarizes Heartbreak

Man Alive?

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2020

Writing an album about heartbreak is a hard thing to do. It can often sound in-genuine and bitter. Writing a whole work about the wrong another person has done to you is an intrusion. These albums can only work if you put your whole heart and soul into it and leave nothing unturned. You have to lean...

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” Stays True to Its Title

Tame Impala's

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2020

Tame Impala has always been a tricky thing for me. Sometimes I'll absolutely fall into their soundscapes, and there are other times where I find Kevin Parker's voice grating to my ears. I'll be the first to admit, I got into this one-man band late in the game, only listening to them after I had heard...

Top 10 Albums of 2019

Top 10 Albums of 2019

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Impact Staff

December 19, 2019

This has been a great year for music. The musical world of 2019 bustled with new sounds, rediscovered gems and artists finding their sound after many years of searching. Here are the top 10 best albums that came out this year, from ten to one.   10. "WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE G...

Beck’s “Hyperspace” Is A Flawed, Yet Impressive New Flavor

Beck's

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Ok kids, get out your books and take some notes on this. There will be a test. Beck is an artist who has been around for a long time. The man has come a long way from forcing his way onto stages at DIY shows with just a guitar and a harmonica. Almost pegged as a one-hit-wonder for his artsy white...

THE SCENE: Záire

THE SCENE: Záire

Jack Seda-Schreiber

November 22, 2019

"I don't got no love right now... I've been so busy with everything... I don't even worry about love right now. So how's my love....? My love is.... uh.... (groans)... it's that right there."

Michael Kiwanuka Finds Himself on ‘Kiwanuka’

Michael Kiwanuka is a hero now.

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Impact Staff

November 6, 2019

My, oh my - did this really come out of nowhere. I'm not going to tiptoe around this one. Instead, I will say it right off the bat: this is a fantastic record. Michael Kiwanuka is an artist who has been in the game for a while. He is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist yielding...

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