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Sam Smith’s ‘Gloria’ delivers unapologetic insight about self-love

Sam Smith’s ‘Gloria’ delivers unapologetic insight about self-love

January 29, 2023

No stranger to the spotlight, Sam Smith’s single “Unholy” went viral on TikTok in fall 2022 and created a wave of anticipation from eager fans to hear their fourth studio album Gloria, which they...

Q&A: Singer-songwriter Kimbra embraces ‘a reckoning’ with upcoming album

Q&A: Singer-songwriter Kimbra embraces ‘a reckoning’ with upcoming album

January 25, 2023

New Zealand-born singer-songwriter Kimbra Lee Johnson, known as Kimbra onstage, first garnered mainstream attention from her collaboration with alternative group Gotye in the 2011 smash hit “Somebody...

UT student’s music defies genres through Bollywood-Spanish fusion

UT student’s music defies genres through Bollywood-Spanish fusion

January 23, 2023

As the sun sets over Cappadocia, Turkey, Sejal Jain watches hot air balloons fly over the city. Jain’s mom records the moment for a future music video.  Just one week after releasing the music video...

Student band West 22nd chases musical dreams, gains popularity

Student band West 22nd chases musical dreams, gains popularity

January 18, 2023

When Logan Madsen, Gabe Acevedo and Jeremy Ancheta wanted to make their musical trio a full-fledged band last year, they said they went about their search the old-school way: posting flyers on telephone...

Moody Center 2023 concerts, events ranked by affordability

Moody Center 2023 concerts, events ranked by affordability

January 15, 2023

Bright lights and a sea of fans overtook Moody Center when the venue opened last April at the edge of UT’s campus, providing endless entertainment to students and Austinites alike. Since then, Moody...

These albums turn 10 this year

These albums turn 10 this year

January 11, 2023

A new year inevitably brings new music, but looking to the past reminds music fans that 2013 made for an exceptional year, presenting releases from a plethora of different artists, including Miley Cyrus,...

The Daily Texan’s playlist to welcome new year, semester

The Daily Texan’s playlist to welcome new year, semester

January 9, 2023

Bring empowerment, positive energy and comfort into the new year with a curated soundtrack. As students begin another semester and work toward new goals, The Daily Texan compiled a list of songs that promise...

Students manifest 2023 resolutions with New Years anthems

Students manifest 2023 resolutions with New Year’s anthems

January 9, 2023

As the clock strikes midnight, signifying the beginning of a new chapter for students, songs can act as metaphors and examples for New Year’s goals.  While people ponder which parts of their lives...

The Daily Texan’s review of Christmas boy band albums

The Daily Texan’s review of Christmas boy band albums

December 19, 2022

As carols begin to ring from almost every speaker in the city, Christmas music takes responsibility in reigning in holiday cheer. Occasionally, even the likes of 1990s boy bands record their voice to the...

Let it snow with this winter playlist

Let it snow with this winter playlist

December 7, 2022

With crisp winter air drifting into Austin, locals wrap themselves in coats and sweaters to enjoy the coziness of the holiday season. From warm baked goods to comforting recipes, colorful lights to the...

2022 wrap-up: best movies, TV shows, music of the year

2022 wrap-up: best movies, TV shows, music of the year

December 2, 2022

Rich in great entertainment in all hemispheres of media, 2022 shined with its releases this year. As the fall semester comes to an end and 2023 rounds the corner, The Daily Texan compiled a list of the...

UT student Cassie Aquino follows musical dreams, releases new single ‘Off-Limits’

UT student Cassie Aquino follows musical dreams, releases new single ‘Off-Limits’

December 2, 2022

Cassie Aquino said she thinks nonstop about self-sabotaging romantic pursuits and risking everything she has for an unspoken lover. However, those once forbidden thoughts will no longer be “Off-Limits”...

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