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Music Forecast: Three playlists that correlate with the time and weather

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Ever listen to the wrong song on a rainy day, or turn on the radio and hear a song that just doesn’t fit in with the weather or time of day? Check out these newly released tunes whenever you need a playlist that fits in with your daily routine. Be sure to look on the…

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iHeartMasonRamsey: Viral yodeling boy headlines country showcase

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On May 5th, Mason Ramsey, better known as the “Walmart yodeling boy,” performed at iHeartCountry in front of thousands of fans The internet sensation has begun to headline major musical showcases. Previously, Ramsey performed in front of a huge crowd at Coachella as a guest for DJ Whethan.   Even with his rising stardom, Mason…

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Songs of the Summer: Melodies to help beat the heat

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With summer approaching, the time to wind down and relax is on the horizon. The summertime is meant for students to hang out outside of school, spend time in the sun, and jam to music. Here are some songs to listen to while you have fun under the sun! 1) Driving to Hawaii – Summer…

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Free SXSW: How to enjoy SXSW without spending money

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If you are looking for something to do with friends over spring break, then try checking out South by Southwest (SXSW), a city-wide festival for art, music, movies, and more. Even if you don’t have a badge for SXSW, there are many ways for you to still participate and make use of this week long…

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Music in the metropolis: Upcoming concerts taking place in Austin

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BROCKHAMPTON- This band is a mix of rap and classic boy band songs. Their music is happy at times and mellow at others. A typical BROCKHAMPTON song is a well-rounded upbeat rap song. BROCKHAMPTON has four albums out, all of which are on Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora. The first one is All American Trash,…

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On the pulse: Heart Eyes Magazine and the importance of music journalism

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Everyone has a group chat with their friends. It’s a place to laugh, to send memes, and to share about each others’ lives. But could a group chat really lead to something bigger? Earlier this year, “Heart Eyes” was just a concept buzzing around the back of the teams’ minds, but thanks to a simple…

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The valley: ARS students and staff debate Coachella’s worth

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Coachella in 2012, weekend two. Photo from Creative Commons. Heat rushed through everyone’s body. Tension held in the air as everyone pushed each other, running to get to their next location. What was a mile seemed like an endless road to many, with thousands of dollars on the edge. Though known as one of the…

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Moving forward: what to look for in entertainment this spring

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With spring brings the many, many dates for upcoming movies, TV, and music. This spring is the season of comebacks, with artists such as Lorde releasing a new album after years of silence, 13 Reason Why, the popular young adult novel that captured the heart of many students here at Ann Richards, coming back as…

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The cost of music: Austin’s growing music festivals may actually hurt the music scene

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Local Austin band, Sweet Spirit March 15, 2017 performing during SXSW. Photo courtesy of Matt Winkelmeyer, Getty Images North America. Every year Austin hosts an array of festivals and conferences that attract visitors from across the country and the world. From music and art to race car driving, much of Austin’s development has coincided with…

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Music can help and hurt

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To me, music isn’t just music; music is my life, and listening to it keeps me sane. Hearing a melody makes me feel happy and calm and it subdues the hyperactiveness going on in my brain. Most of the music that blares in my room is Korean Pop band Bangtan Sonyeondan, or other bands that…

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10 most iconic Christmas songs: The best Christmas tunes to roll in the holiday season

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Even though some of us may have began singing these festive songs at the start of November, now with Thanksgiving is over, and it’s really time to get in the spirit with these Christmas classics, in no particular order, and even new renditions! Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas This classic originally sung by Judy…

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Your ACL 2016 Playlist Guide: Artists you must see live

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The Austin City Limits Music Festival 2009, Austin Texas, October 4, 2009.  The Austin City Limits Music Festival is an annual three-day music festival in Austin, Texas’s Zilker Park.   Get out your selfie sticks and portable chargers people; ACL is coming. On the weekends of September 30 to October 2, and October 7th to…

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