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The Sassy Man Apocalypse is in Full Swing on Drake’s For All the Dogs

The Sassy Man Apocalypse is in Full Swing on Drake’s For All the Dogs

Tyler Pullum, General Life&Arts Reporter October 8, 2023

Ever since Drake released Her Loss with collaborator 21 Savage in November of last year, fans speculated when he would release his next solo record. Several hints about the project dropped throughout the...

Sufjan Stevens delivers immersed emotions in Javelin

Sufjan Stevens delivers immersed emotions in Javelin

Minza Mirza, Senior Life&Arts Reporter October 8, 2023

A genre-shape-shifter, Sufjan Stevens dabbles in an array of sounds ranging from techno in The Ascension to the alternative folksy tunes of Carrie & Lowell. Stevens presented a fusion of his talents...

Kali Uchis drops Austin City Limits Music Festival

Kali Uchis drops Austin City Limits Music Festival

Andrea Arias-Zarate and Evelyn Martinez October 6, 2023

Despite Latinx artists’ dominating the music sphere in recent years, Austin City Limits Music Festival did not offer much variety in their headliners. Kali Uchis, the only Latina headliner this year,...

Joji performs at the Moody Center in Austin, TX on Oct. 3, 2023.

Liveshot: Chaotic energy of Joji’s Pandemonium Tour livens Austin Moody Center

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

A shot of a man clad in an oversized camo shirt, black Nike joggers and a baseball cap blinks onto the screens of the Moody Center. As techno music begins, the figure whips around to reveal himself. Cameras...

The University Orchestra and their conductor practicing on Sept. 26, 2023 in preparation for their upcoming recital.

UT University Orchestra prepares for first concert

Trinity Orosco, General Life&Arts Reporter October 3, 2023

Goosebumps form when the music begins. Room 2.118 in the Music Building and Recital Hall comes alive as each musician moves in a synchronized motion for the UT University Orchestra’s first concert of...

Most memorable moments throughout ACL history

Most memorable moments throughout ACL history

Diego Saldaña and Mimi Calzada October 3, 2023

Since 2002, Austin City Limits has thrived bringing legendary artists to Austin for its Zilker Metropolitan Park weekend takeovers. Through the years, performances by renowned artists and unexpected events...

Austin gospel quartet The Moriah Sisters on ACL, empowering people to love

Austin gospel quartet The Moriah Sisters on ACL, empowering people to love

Mehana Ondreyka, General Life&Arts Reporter October 3, 2023

For Janice Lee of The Moriah Sisters, making music with family poses a challenge that she cherishes. Formed 29 years ago out of Greater Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church, Austin native gospel quartet...

Five LGBTQ+ artists to see at Austin City Limits

Five LGBTQ+ artists to see at Austin City Limits

Trisha Dasgupta, Associate Life&Arts Editor October 3, 2023

Steadily featuring more diverse artists every year, Austin City Limits’ lineup looks much different than when it first started in 2002. Texas’ biggest music festival, ACL, is a great way to see long-beloved...

ACL 2023 headliners playlist

ACL 2023 headliners playlist

Minza Mirza and Tyler Pullum October 3, 2023

This year’s ACL lineup consists of a wide-ranging group of artists from genres such as alternative folk to electronic R&B. The eclectic nature of ACL can seem exciting yet daunting. Which stage deserves...

Two people discuss which album to get at the Austin Record Convention. The ARC is the largest record convention in the USA and has been hosted since 1981. Taken on October 1, 2023.

Austin Record Convention preserves music history, brings together vinyl community

Joey Clark, General Life&Arts Reporter October 3, 2023

Beyond heavy metal doors, a new world unfolds ushering its visitors in with the smell of aging cardboard and walls of ordinary valuables. Vendors familiar with this land speak in another dialect, throwing...

UT students find community, connection through Taylor Swift club

UT students find community, connection through Taylor Swift club

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter October 2, 2023

Abby DeYoung always liked Taylor Swift, but became a true fan when her high school friend began playing Swift’s music constantly in her car. Now, DeYoung serves as the president of the Texas Taylor Swift...

Students with UTalent Records share their hopes for the new year

Students with UTalent Records share their hopes for the new year

Tyler Pullum, General Life&Arts Reporter October 1, 2023

In a city like Austin, with endless creative avenues, college offers fresh experiences and opportunities. For freshmen Luis Hernandez and Sanni Sari, pursuing music with UTalent Records, a student-run...

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