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Noteworthy: Music consumption in the digital era

By RJ Murphy, reporter. While online streaming has become a normal routine for many, growing up we didn’t always have Youtube, Apple Music or Spotify providing us with chill beats. I wanted to dive into the different services and ask Delta students what platforms they like to use. Of the many people I asked, Spotify appears to be the most […]

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A melodic note hangs in the air as Mio Bischoff, of Midland, croons during her set at White’s Bar in Saginaw. (Rebecca Roberts/Photo Editor).

Late Night Soundwave: Bilingual singer shares her travels

By Samuel Philpot, associate editor. Music is a universal language that is understood around the world, even if there is a language barrier. People will rally to concerts even if they don’t necessarily understand the words being sung. Mio Bischoff, 24, is a one-woman show who is also her own agent and manager. She’s an acoustic singer and songwriter from […]

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Indie music lovers and film buffs flock to Hell’s Half Mile

Indie music lovers and film buffs flock to Hell’s Half Mile

By Crystal Gwizdala, Science & Health editor. BAY CITY – If you’re sick of mainstream music and recycled movie plots, you need to be at Hell’s Half Mile. The festival just finished its 14th year at the end of September. Seventy-four films played on screens scattered across downtown. 17 of the films were Michigan-made, and a handful of those were […]

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Tara LaPlant (not pictured) celebrated her thirty-fifth birthday at Bemo’s with smoked chicken, baked beans and a wedding proposal from Ronald Roth. Music-lovers joined in on the fun. Oh, and Tara said yes. Sept. 13, 2019. (Crystal Gwizdala/S&H editor)

Lose yourself to a night of psychedelic rock

By Samuel Philpot, reporter. BAY CITY – Psychedelic rock and roll is a style of music that doesn’t frequent an appearance often. If you enjoy the wavy sounds that usually come of it, check out the band the Hellbound Drifters. Coming from Bay City, the Hellbound Drifters pulls in influences from various genres such as outlaw country, bluegrass, jazz and […]

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Hell’s Half Mile blazes toward its 14th year

Hell’s Half Mile blazes toward its 14th year

By Colton Carrier, A&E editor. The Hell’s Half Mile Film and Music Festival is on track to bring indie bands and filmmakers from around the country. The festival is a cultural melting pot, bringing together artists from all walks of life. Set out over four days over a variety of locations, Hell’s Half Mile gets together a wild bunch of […]

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Noteworthy: What is an “industry plant” in music?

Noteworthy: What is an “industry plant” in music?

By RJ Murphy, reporter. Thanks to online streaming, radio and many other mediums, music is more accessible than ever in today’s day and age. Spotify has an impressive 35 million songs in their catalog, while Apple Music has 50 million songs. With recording equipment becoming cheaper and easier to use, bedroom studios are popping up all over the world. Today, […]

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Note-worthy: “Old Town Road” redefines music

Note-worthy: “Old Town Road” redefines music

By RJ Murphy, reporter. Montero Lamar Hill, a 19-year-old college dropout from Atlanta, uploaded the song “Old Town Road” to the internet under the name Lil Nas X as an independent release on December 3, 2018. Produced by Dutch producer Youngkio, the song has the flavor of a country tune, while having the hard-hitting sauce that can only be procured […]

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Keep your “Eyes Open” for Taylor Swift’s best lead singles

Keep your “Eyes Open” for Taylor Swift’s best lead singles

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. One of the world’s biggest pop stars, former country girl Taylor Swift has been in the music business for over a decade. In that time, she has released six studio albums and several hit singles. However, with a new single signaling the imminent arrival of Swift’s long-awaited studio album, I decided to rank […]

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Musical Memories: Best albums and songs of the 2010s (so far)

Musical Memories: Best albums and songs of the 2010s (so far)

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. The 2010s have been a rather divisive decade in nearly aspect, but hardly any topic has been able to remain as divisive as the sonic landscape. Where some new artists landed rave reviews from critics, other established artists struggle to get the critical acclaim of their heyday. Some artists delivered cohesive and inventive […]

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Note-worthy: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ keeps him trapped in mediocrity

Note-worthy: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ keeps him trapped in mediocrity

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. There’s no doubt that 2018 was a good year for the up-and-coming rhythm and blues singer. Khalid scored multiple top ten hits, including his collaboration with Halsey and Benny Blanco “Eastside,” in addition to his collaboration with former Fifth Harmony member Normani on the song “Love Lies.” Both songs presented considerable growth and […]

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