By Katrina Liu What makes a song a classic? What makes a band a classic? Why does it seem like we come out of the womb knowing all the words to some songs? I’m not sure of any of the answers to the above questions, but I do know Oasis is considered one of the […]

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By Katrina Liu For my fellow Spotify users out there, Discover Weekly can be a hit or miss. Sometimes I vibe with more than half the songs. Sometimes I vibe with literally none of them. Not to mention that one week when Discover Weekly got super confused after I exclusively listened to Broadway show tunes […]

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By Sami Elizondo Whether you like studying in the complete silence of your dorm, or the bustling George Sherman Union with plates of Panda Express floating around you, one thing that could improve the quality of your grind is music. However, not just any tunes — lo-fi music in particular. I started listening to lo-fi […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis The Grammys are white-washed. Every year, the ceremony infamously snubs minority artists of deserved wins in its general categories, boxing their success into alternative ones. Because of these apparent racial biases, musicians have taken to social media to call out the Recording Academy’s decisions. One of the most well-known manifestations of this […]

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By Katrina Liu With Valentine’s Day having just passed and February being Black History Month, it seems fitting that I use this time to geek out about one of my favorite songs of all time. “Best Part” by Daniel Caesar ft. H.E.R. was my most-streamed song of 2019 — that is an impressive statistic considering […]

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By Katrina Liu Few songs still affect me the same way they did when I first heard them. Songs often become stale after you play them over and over again. However, it’s been more than three years since I first listened to “In Your Atmosphere” by John Mayer, and it’s still as beautiful as it […]

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By Maya Frankel Settling into classes and finding your rhythm at the start of a new semester — while also balancing a social life — can be stressful. Every day is a cycle of laughing, crying, anger, happiness, excitement and about every emotion possible. I thought I’d share with you a few playlists for those […]

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By Katrina Liu Have you ever heard a song that just makes you want to dance? A song that is so unbelievably catchy that the first time you hear it, you think “wow, this song is addicting”? Or maybe you’re like me, a dancer of 14 years, and automatically make up choreography in your head […]

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By Katrina Liu One of the few things in life that brings me joy is music. I love almost all kinds of music — well, no one has sold me on metal and screamo — and I love receiving recommendations. More than half of my Spotify library are songs people have told me to listen […]

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