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The Shins’ ‘Port of Morrow’ captivates

The Shins’ ‘Port of Morrow’ captivates

  APRIL KELLEY Staff Reporter   The Shins’ fourth album, “Port of Morrow” is an album of melancholy, yet enchanting, love songs. James Mercer joined up with new bandmates, drummer…

Tech student plans to open recording studio

Tech student plans to open recording studio

  PATRICK BOYD Entertainment Editor   While many students fear graduation and what the future holds, Stanley Washington knows exactly what he wants to do.   Washington, a senior kinesiology…

Seryn plays bluegrass for good cause

Seryn plays bluegrass for good cause

NATALIE MCELWEE Staff Reporter   A crowd of people stood outside the Dixie Center for the Arts Saturday as they eagerly awaited the doors to open.   Dixie opened its…

DJs bring hype to local bar

MARY TIMMONS Editor-in-Chief   The sounds of electronic music could be heard a mile away as disk jockeys Chris Ryo Kepner, Joshua J. Jones and L.A. based band, Hyper Crush,…

Ingrid Michaelson returns with ‘Human Again’

Ingrid Michaelson returns with ‘Human Again’

  Naomi Allison News Editor In her fourth album, “Human Again,” indie-pop singer Ingrid Michaelson decides to shed her cutesy, ukulele-girl-with-the-glasses image and transform into an artist who creates edgier…

To hit concert strikes Tech

To hit concert strikes Tech

NAOMI ALLISON News Editor   Michigan duo “to hit” illustrated the art of hitting as they held a concert for their new album, “Globalized Percussion Music,” at 7:30 p.m. Jan.…

Reed and Metallica album fails to meet expectations

Reed and Metallica album fails to meet expectations

Mary Timmons Associate Editor   Usually when two different musicians combine their talents, they are capable of producing a unique sound that others can enjoy. Unfortunately for Metallica and Lou…

Groups gather for 43rd composers’ concert

Groups gather for 43rd composers’ concert

Molly Bowman Staff Reporter   Tech’s School of the Performing Arts hosted the 43rd annual Louisiana Composers’ Consortium Concert in the Recital Hall of Howard Center for the Performing Arts…

‘Ceremonials’ full of expression

‘Ceremonials’ full of expression

MARY TIMMONS Associate Editor   Florence and the Machine’s debut album “Lungs” gained popularity in the U.S. a year after its original release in 2008. Will “Ceremonials” follow the same…

Musician gets taste of ‘Real World’

Musician gets taste of ‘Real World’

REINA KEMPT Staff Reporter   Freshmen are usually worried about their first midterm and projects, but Taylor McMahon has even more on his mind as his music career starts to…