I am not a big fan of going to Starbucks. There is always some kind of line, and I am forced to stare at the stale bistro boxes for five minutes longer than I would have liked. I like my coffee-getting process to be as quick and seamless as possible. I cannot be bothered with […]

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Spotify unveiled its largest outdoor advertising campaign ever on Sunday, with large, hand-painted ads going up in ten cities around the world. In New York, personalized billboards can be seen in different neighborhoods. One ad shows that Justin Bieber was the most popular artist in Williamsburg while The Weeknd was most popular in the East […]

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At 22 years old, Will Toledo, the frontman of the definitively DIY band Car Seat Headrest, is getting noticed for his music’s location. And not just in the traditional sense of Los Angeles versus New York versus some irrelevant town in Nebraska, either. No, Toledo is getting noticed because of where he makes his lo-fi […]

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It’s Music Issue season here at The Daily Free Press, and because we’re all Spotify-surfers, Groovesharks and Pandora nerds, we decided the best way to celebrate — and blow off steam — would be by making playlists. We’re all music lovers here, but it’s more than that — it’s a compulsion. We check follower counts, […]

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By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Editor-In-Chief @Kirkpatrick_SJ My entire life has extremely music-rich. There was a constant supply of classic rock playing as my mom drove me around as a child. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, grunge was part of the culture (I still wear flannel and beanies quite frequently, prompting plenty of reactions from my […]

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By Ross Hsu, Staff Writer The way I see it, everyone gets their music taste from his or her parents. I’ve liked a ton of different bands in my time, and most of them have lost my attention as I’ve found new loves. The ones that stay around, though, are the ones that remind me […]

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By Sanah Faroke @sanahfaroke Whether you’re jamming out to Kendrick Lamar while getting ready for a party, or taking it easy with some tunes from Xx, your music typically reflects your mood and what you’re doing. A lot of the time, to prep myself for a long day, I listen to fast-paced music and it gets me […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux I have to admit, Netflix and Hulu Plus are some of my most loyal friends sometimes, especially  on nights when I have no plans except to stay in. Spotify is cool too but only in the musical sense. I can’t quite imagine the privately owned commercial music streaming service […]

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By Steph Solis, Staff On nearly every freshman’s checklist is his or her first visit to FitRec. My freshman-year roommate and I crossed that off our list on the first week of school, but instead of working out, we just took the tour and left. We went back in for a minute, realizing we hadn’t […]

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By Sydney Moyer, Music Editor @sydneymoyer You know those nights where it’s starting to snow and you’re walking home, but you forgot your gloves, and you probably should have worn a heavier jacket? But you’re too tired to care—you go home, don about four blankets, make some tea, turn on the fireplace app on your […]

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