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Student spotlight: Dream Pool

        Student band cultivates dreamy sounds With a soothing mix of guitar, drums, bass, and vocals, the band Dream Pool seems to emerge straight from a dream. The band is made up of three artists currently attending CU Denver, featuring Luna Nuñez,

Quadio: the collegiate Spotify

New music sharing platform for students According to Spotify’s FAQ information, there are over 20,000 tracks per day being released on their platform. Considering their millions of subscribed artists across the world, that may not be that surprising. But as part of their “Artist Wrapped”

Behind the making of the Grammys

How the winners are decided The 62nd annual Grammys award show has left the music industry buzzing with excitement. Not only did Billie Eilish break a record by being the youngest person to win the ‘Big Four’ awards (Song, Record, Album, and New Artist), but

Artists hitting the road in the new year

2020 tours to look forward to With a new year comes new music, and thus, new tours. Artists big and small are hitting the roads this upcoming concert season, and some are even braving the cold Colorado elements this spring, to bring shows to a

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The brain’s “full body workout”

How music affects the brain Having trouble readjusting to a school schedule? It may be time to pick up a musical instrument. For centuries, the puzzle of the human brain has only been observed from a behavioral standpoint or in postmortem dissection. But in recent

Do judge an album by its cover

The saying is that you should never judge a book by its cover. That remains true for album covers because they’re not always an indicator of the music underneath; however, these few albums stood the test of time not only for possessing great music within

The creation of The Creator

The evolution of Tyler, The Creator Tyler Gregory Okonma, better known as Tyler, The Creator,  is known today as one of the world’s most influential hip-hop artists. His most recent release, IGOR, epitomizes his unconventional style while capturing his more recently developed propensity for emotional

Student spotlight: Edwina Maben

Maben’s striking journey through music.  Edwina Maben’s life seems to be encompassed by music. As a singer, songwriter, and musician, music for Maben has always played a significant role in her life since she was young. A current junior in the CU Denver Recording Arts

Music publishers crack down on TikTok

Possible copyright investigation against TikTok While TikTok users have been consuming the wide variety of visual content available on the popular app, Sen. Marco Rubio and the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) have brought attention to censorship and copyrighted audio content respectively. As of Oct.

Music publishers sue Peloton for $300 million

Lawsuit threatens company’s quality and earnings Peloton’s allegedly improper use of pop music may be enough to impact more than its initial public offering, but the overall quality of Peloton’s product. The company faced a $150 million lawsuit from the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA)