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Carito courtesy of Phia Gonzalez. From Left to Right: Carol Gonzalez, Ryan Gordon, Kaylin Martinez

UT Marine Science Institute research assistant starts band, writes songs at sea

Rob Paine, General Life&Arts Reporter November 7, 2023

When Carol Gonzalez formed Carito, she knew the drill of playing in a band. She played guitar for Manifest Destiny’s Child, a Denton-based art-rock band, and bass for Austin band Choux Choux. However,...

John Mayer performs at the Moody Center on Nov. 1, 2023, on his SOLO tour.

Liveshot: John Mayer’s Solo tour captivates Moody Center with musical prowess, heartfelt nostalgia

Amelia Engstrom, Senior Life&Arts Reporter November 5, 2023

“Eventually, we could do a set one day of hit, hit, hit, hit, but I’m not there yet,”  said John Mayer in the video of his Nov. 27, 2005 interview playing on the center screen at the Moody Center....

Austin coffee shops to check out based on your favorite 1989 (Taylors Version) vault track

Austin coffee shops to check out based on your favorite 1989 (Taylor’s Version) vault track

Mehana Ondreyka, General Life&Arts Reporter November 5, 2023

Pushing through midterm season and the busiest part of the semester ahead of finals, many Longhorns turn to caffeine, an energizing playlist and a fresh study spot. Following Taylor Swift’s chart-topping...

Noteworthy performs All I Ask by Adele for Acapalooza on Nov. 5, 2023. The duet was sung by Co-Vice President Madison Stork and member Akshay Kelkar.

Acapalooza acquaints a cappella to audience

Paisley Garza, General Life&Arts Reporter November 5, 2023

Captivating and dynamic melodies ranging from modern Christian music to R&B echoed from The William C. Powers Jr. Student Activity Center Auditorium on Friday night. Audience members appeared enthralled...

Horrorcore hip hop albums to spookify your Halloween

Horrorcore hip hop albums to spookify your Halloween

Michael Lewinbuk, General Life&Arts Reporter October 31, 2023

Inspired by horror movies, occultism and death metal, horrorcore proves one of the more radical subgenres of hip hop. With a sound characterized by transgressive and exaggerated lyrics about violence,...

Jeremy Zucker performs at Emo’s for the second stop of his “is nothing sacred?” tour on Oct. 26, 2023.

Liveshot: Jeremy Zucker’s ‘Is Nothing Sacred? The Tour’ transports audience to pastoral paradise

Amelia Engstrom, Senior Life&Arts Reporter October 30, 2023

The vibrant hues of wildflowers peppered the green grass adorning Emo’s stage on Thursday as Jeremy Zucker on his “Is Nothing Sacred? the Tour” paid Austin a visit.  Known for his introspective...

‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ serves up brilliant vault tracks, timeless pop

‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ serves up brilliant vault tracks, timeless pop

Trisha Dasgupta, Associate Life&Arts editor October 30, 2023

With three No. 1 singles and the Grammy for 2016’s Album of the Year, Taylor Swift’s 1989 came as a monumental moment both in popular culture and Swift’s career. On Oct. 27, nine years to the day...

The Daily Texan’s playlist for intense study sessions

The Daily Texan’s playlist for intense study sessions

Trinity Orosco, General Life&Arts Reporter October 27, 2023

As the midpoint in the semester passes, assignments and exams begin to pile up. In preparation for inevitable cramming sessions, The Daily Texan curated a playlist that pairs perfectly with coffee shop...

Courtesy of the Butler School of Music

The UT Butler School of Music’s La Bohème makes classic Italian opera relatable, accessible to students

Atahan Koksoy, General Life&Arts Reporter October 27, 2023

On a busy Friday night at the McCullough Theater, ushers hand out programs as guests enter, but some seats stay empty by the time the doors are closed. The audience quiets as the curtains rise, revealing...

Q&A: Texas-raised songwriter Grace Gardner talks new single Cleanup Dive, upcoming EP

Q&A: Texas-raised songwriter Grace Gardner talks new single ‘Cleanup Dive,’ upcoming EP

Charlotte Karner, General Life&Arts Reporter October 25, 2023

Singer-songwriter Grace Gardner shares personal and emotional stories about their queerness, mental health and growing up in Texas through their music. Spending a semester at UT before transferring to...

6 punk, hardcore bands to check out locally

6 punk, hardcore bands to check out locally

Rob Paine, General Life&Arts Reporter October 24, 2023

A hotbed for punk bands and culture, Austin continues that tradition today with a new generation wielding their guitars, drumsticks and mics. However, Austin’s music scene can seem intimidating at first....

Haunting tunes perfect for halloween festivities

Haunting tunes perfect for halloween festivities

Minza Mirza, Senior Life&Arts Reporter October 24, 2023

Skeletons rise from the depths of one’s garage, witch hats topple down from the tops of storage units and thumbs sift through collections of music to find the perfect eerie tunes. Whether decorating...

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