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Direction’s gone south

November 29, 2012

Filed under A&E, Music Reviews

From charming to crude, British boy band One Direction's second album does not live up to fan hype Healani Brennan Staff Writer  The latest album from One Direction has fallen musically flat. The charming British boy band (plus one Irish) first captured the hearts of teenagers everywhere with their breakout single “W...

‘Wicked’ shows audiences a new side to the land of OZ

November 9, 2012

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Broadway adaption of famous book comes to Seattle to dazzle audience with references to classic 'The Wizard of OZ' Healani Brennan Staff Writer  The popular Broadway production of the novel “Wicked” by Gregory Maguire, does not fail to entertain. The show is not the most accurate depiction of the novel, but rathe...

Van Halen returns; new album, old vocalist

March 18, 2012

Filed under A&E, Music Reviews

(Coming back with a vengeance, this rock band hits the studio to record first full-length album since 1998)   In January of 2011 the impossible had begun to happen, much to the excitement of rock fans everywhere: iconic band Van Halen was recording a new album with their original vocalist David Lee Roth. Fans thought ...

Teitur brings humble performances to U.S.

February 16, 2012

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As he took the stage on Feb. 1 Teitur Lassen, a singer-songwriter from the Faroe Islands, stunned the audience with his humility and musicianship. Seattle was Teitur’s first stop in his second tour of the United States. He is a well-known artist in and around Europe, but is still trying to gain ground in the U.S. This most...

Singer-songwriter Teitur brings out different side of music

February 7, 2012

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  Fast paced, low beat this local hip-hop artist is on the right track. Incorporating many different types of hip-hop styles he is out to grab locals attention with his music by adding a constant variety. A fellow Pierce student, Justin Harmon (aka Justis), goes back and forth from school to the studio, doing what...

Pomplamoose On the Loose

December 27, 2011

Filed under A&E, Music Reviews, News, Video   The popular YouTube sensation and recorded duo "Pomplamoose" visited Seattle on Oct. 26 to show off their stunning original material and creative covers on their first official tour. Nataly Dawn and Jack Conte joined forces as successful artists in the music industry to create what...

Music Review: Crush The Empire

December 18, 2011

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“Crush the Empire.” Yes, for all you Star Wars lovers out there this is indeed a reference. “Crush the Empire” is a 3-piece band from a generation that grew in that era we love to call the 90’s. Although the band is a new project only just a few months, old members aren’t new to the music scene at all. Vocalist...

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