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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

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Expansive Improvisations With A Hook

CU PROFESSOR STARTS HIGHLY STYLISHED TRIO Jazz and other improvisational forms of music can be an incredibly divisive subject for music listeners. For some, long drawn-out solos and ample instrumental jamming can take them on an intense musical journey that changes with every concert. For

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#YouGoodMan: Rapper Provokes Mental Health Talk

KID CUDI ENTERS REHAB It was in early October that rapper Scott Mescudi, better known as Kid Cudi, publicly announced on Facebook that he made the decision to admit himself to rehab due to mental health problems. He said he has been primarily struggling with

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Margit’s Stylish Takeover

CU Denver student Britt Margit has accelerated her career in the last few years. Fresh off the first major showcase at Goordin Bros in quite a while, the Sentry had the opportunity to catch up with multi-talented CU Denver singer and songwriter about her trajectory,

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Jackson Conducts Classic Country Throwdown

All devoted country fans know who Alan Jackson is, and some young bucks may ask why that is. Alan Jackson debuted back in 1987 and is still continues to tour and draw large crowds at age 57. On Oct. 1, Jackson marshaled a diversified crowd