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Reflecting on the music of the 2010s

Reflecting on the music of the 2010s

By RJ Murphy, reporter. The 2010s were a decade defined by digital media. Streaming services now dominate the music industry. We’ve seen how these companies have refined their platforms, how old artists have adapted and how new artists have soared to stardom by engaging with the internet. Here are the songs that ascended to the top of the year-end U.S. […]

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Delta Beat – Fall 19 – Issue 7: Student Scholars, Christmas Music & Holiday Budgeting!

Delta Beat – Fall 19 – Issue 7: Student Scholars, Christmas Music & Holiday Budgeting!

Thanks for coming back for our 7th issue of the Delta Beat in the Fall 2019 semester! Between featuring a student, and giving some holiday budgeting tips, this issue is packed! Make sure to grab a copy of our print issue on Delta College newsstands! Follow us on social media! We’re on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and TikTok! Videography / […]

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Illustration by Lindsay Lang

[Noteworthy] Kanye West drops long awaited Christian album

By RJ Murphy, reporter.   Love him or hate him, Kanye West is undoubtedly a cultural icon as a critically acclaimed musician, producer, fashion designer and entrepreneur. His unreserved antics and personality have been the topic of many tabloids, and has received relentless criticism. With the release of “Jesus is King,” West is making a statement regarding his values and […]

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Illustration by Lindsay Lang

Noteworthy: 88 Rising releases second compilation album ‘Head in the Clouds 2’

Noteworthy: 88 Rising releases second compilation album ‘Head in the Clouds 2’ By RJ Murphy, reporter 88 Rising is an American media company founded in 2015 by Sean Miyashiro and Jaeson Ma that primarily consists of Asian artists. Miyashiro describes 88 Rising as a “hybrid management, record label, video production and marketing company.” The success of 88 Rising could be […]

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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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