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Streaming streamlines pathway to growth

FIRST DOUBLE DIGIT GROWTH IN 20 YEARS Music isn’t dead, according to new market research done on the music industry. For the first time in 20 years, the music industry has soared above and beyond the benchmark of the previous market status quo. The burst

Music fests are more than just Coachella

THE THRIVING MUSIC FEST ECONOMY The summer music festival market has become one of the largest targets of exploitation for the booming concert industry. The current slate of 2017 festivals, both nationally and locally, seem to be no exception. In the mid-2000s, the festival and

Coachella cancelled midst birth announcement

FORGETTABLE OPENING ACTS RIOT Goldenvoice’s executive decision to cancel the 2017 edition of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival—following the drop-out of one of the headliners, Beyoncé—sparked massive punk controversy. Many fans of Queen B were upset but understood why she made the decision.

Student spends money on Yeezy she could’ve made herself

DAMN I’M BUMMED One Denver college student feels deeply-rooted embarrassment after reportedly spending all of her tuition monies from her loans on a Yeezy sweater she admitted she could’ve “made herself.” Kanye West, also known as Yeezy, is no stranger to entrepreneurial pursuits. One of

MUNA at Larimer Lounge

Feb. 14— commonly celebrated as Valentine’s Day—found couples and lonely lovers gathering at Larimer Lounge to see LA-based lady-rockers, MUNA. Considering that it was Valentine’s Day there was an impressive amount of people who showed up on the crisp evening. MUNA consists of members  Katie

Student group faces struggles going to SXSW

MISA MISSES SXSW South by Southwest (SXSW) is an international music industry conference and music festival held annually in Austin, Texas. Every year tens of thousands of music business professionals attend SXSW. CU Denver College of Arts and Media’s very own Music Industry Student Association

RiNo’s revitalized digs, Globe Hall

FORMER STUDENT BREAKING NEW MUSIC “What if I just dropped out?” For some college students, this question pops up from the stress of everyday life on top of college obligations. It might be that they no longer are interested in what they have chosen to

CAM Records Signs Avenhart

CAM Records, a music business class at MEIS, has announced CU Denver group Avenhart as their musical artist for the school year. Each year the class, taught by MEIS professor Andy Guerrero, picks a local band to help promote for a record release essentially doing

Modern Takes On Classic Tunes

Now that Thanksgiving has officially ended, it is time for mainstream America to fully embrace the Christmas spirit.   Classic covers of holiday tunes adds a sense of overwhelming joy to every car’s playlist. The Sentry wanted to take a deep dive to find the

Thrift Shopper Raps About Real Life

The opening scene of Macklemore’s latest track, “Drug Dealer,” is raw, gritty, and in the emotional darkness that surrounds drug addiction. The video kicks off with Macklemore sitting naked on the shower floor, with the water from the shower head providing a security blanket to