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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Socha uses various mediums of art create an immersive experience in Musings

Carlos Garcia July 16, 2019

It’s rush hour. The car horns are blaring, congestion is building. And while the beating summer sun cooks the inside of her car, Madeleine Amber Socha is writing her latest album, Musings, a “breakup...

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Yorke’s ‘ANIMA’ proves best yet in solo career

Carlos Garcia July 9, 2019

ANIMA plays on internalized fear and pulsating frequencies to deliver a riveting take on the voices inside a person’s mind while begging the listener to question their place in society. Thom Yorke,...

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Mi gente — Latin trap music sets a new vibe

Sandra Torres July 9, 2019

Artists such as Ozuna, Bad Bunny and J Balvin set new vibes in the music sphere with a loud bass and steady pace. Latin trap music appeals to many audiences outside the languages spoken by Latin American...

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Bungalow East promotes community in East Austin

Carlos Garcia July 2, 2019

With 10 minutes to spare before the start of his concert, East Austin resident Jason Allen has yet to put his shoes on. With a minute to spare, the Allens finish tucking away their kids for the night,...

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‘False Alarm’ alerts a new era for Two Door Cinema Club

Carlos Garcia June 25, 2019

The noughtie days are back with a digital upgrade, courtesy of Ireland’s favorite indie-rock band. Two Door Cinema Club’s latest LP, False Alarm, harnesses the power of electronic pop while...

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Years to Burn brings long-awaited heat

Carlos Garcia June 18, 2019

Fourteen years after their 2005 release of In the Reins, Calexico and Iron & Wine follow up their experimental album with Years to Burn, an album proving these two groups have taken their long-term...

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Jo-Bros not the same no-mo

Carlos Garcia June 11, 2019

The Jonas Brothers are finally back, and no one could be more excited than the fan base which splattered its childhood rooms with J-14 posters. In 14 songs, the Disney Channel heartthrob trio brings a...

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KVRX fest set to be largest festival hosted by a university radio station

Denise Emerson May 9, 2019

While many seniors worry about their impending graduation, UT’s student radio station KVRX aims to produce the largest college radio station music festival. KVRX will host their first music festival...

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First ever KVRX Fest combines headliners from across country, Austin

Thomas Galindo May 8, 2019

In KVRX Fest’s inaugural showcase, local artists and featured headliners from around the U.S. will bring their act to the Live Music Capital of the World.  The festival will take place Friday...

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Vampire Weekend’s Father of the Bride examines state of the world, religion

Landry Allred May 6, 2019

In a world of imperfection, Vampire Weekend’s Father of the Bride looks at society’s demise through exploration of religious aspects and musical experimentation. Before rising to fame, Vampire...

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Q&A: The Marías’ lead singer talks diverse influences, experiences on tour

Nikhil Agrawal May 3, 2019

At the start of The Marías’ Austin show on April 28, a woman enthusiastically handed lead singer María an overflowing bouquet of roses, one example of the deep love fans have for this...

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Live Review: Earl Sweatshirt delivers unbroken series of bars at Austin show

Nikhil Agrawal May 3, 2019

With the mellow, alternative hip-hop sounds of Earl Sweatshirt’s studio records, most concertgoers expect to be part of a contemplative, head-bobbing live show. However, on Wednesday, May 1 at Emo’s,...