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 Sami Elizondo By 2021, there is no doubt in my mind you have heard about meditation. You probably associate it with “granola girls” or suburban moms on a health kick. I urge you to put these generalizations to rest. Everyone gained something from quarantine, even if it may not seem that way. I went […]

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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 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 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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By Katrina Liu My roommate and I were talking the other day about how everyone has a “thing.” She loves looking at fashion and I love looking for new music. She immediately agreed, saying that it’s obvious given the amount of time and care I put into my Spotify playlists. I thought about what she […]

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By Katherine Wright  Picture this: you’re lying in bed at 11 p.m., desperately trying to convince yourself to get up and do some work, but utterly failing. It’s comfortable here. It’s easy here. I’ll listen to music or watch Netflix or order fries on Uber Eats, anything to avoid doing what I’m supposed to be […]

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By Maya Mabern DJ Grand Wizard Theodore revolutionized hip-hop when he invented “scratching” — the technique of moving a vinyl record back and forth on a turntable — in 1975. DJs such as Grandmaster Flash, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Jam Master Jay all implemented the technique and the sound became synonymous with hip-hop in the […]

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