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Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

It’s 2017 and everyone has an iPhone, and a Xanax prescription. Maybe you’ve seen me; I am the palest vampire. When I was 18, all doe eyes and bruised thighs and immersed in the local music scene, I was always going to see my favorite

CD Review // Flint Eastwood

BROKE ROYALTY // Neon Gold Records Flint Eastwood, née Jax Anderson, released her EP Broke Royalty, on April 14. “Queen”—the first single from the EP—plays as the thematic backdrop to the EP, which is a twisting culmination of both dark and upbeat flares. Eastwood offers

Noise F.M// William Card

Being the Noise Editor for the Sentry has been a story of the duality between impulse and hesitation, feeling shook and inspired. Merge those experiences and you’ll find something in yourself you never knew was there. “When it comes to making pop music,” Lorde said

Noise F.M. // William Card

Palms sweaty. Back sweaty. Butt slowly getting sweatier. Pores, obviously clogged with salty water. Jeez, this sucks. What do I have in common  with a solid portion of CU Denver students right now? If it’s experiencing the painstaking five-minute wait before a job and internship

Noise F.M.// William Card

“The last thing an artist wants to do is sit down and answer your shitty questions.” Goddamn. When I got into the gig of music journalism, I wanted to uncover the hidden stories and surprise-antics of musicians. Constantly looking for the juicy hook, or the

Noise FM// William Card

Music editors try to be nice. We know we tip-toe the fine line between publicly assaulting the career and livelihood of the artists we review. It’s about time I let that slide. What caused this sudden change of life perspective, you may ask? When three

Noise FM // William Card

When I first walked across the bustling Speer Blvd, I was a fledgling songwriter and entirely 100 percent uncertain of my future career path. Four years later, I am a senior in the music business program at CU Denver. And while still pretty uncertain, I

Noise FM // William Card

South Dakota doesn’t have local music like Denver does. In fact, according to an analysis completed by Complex, it doesn’t have one at all. South Dakota ranks 49th in the US for its contributions to popular music. Growing up, it was evident that I had

Noise FM // William Card

Some routines are great. Some are not.  My experience in music has presented a dilemma. The pure entertainment value of a sound recording on first glance seems one dimensional. You pull up Spotify’s landing page and viola: 30 different playlists, albums, and singles are at

Noise FM // William Card

The feelings that surface when spearheading a project are often waffle-y. Not waffled like the breakfast delicacy, but like tracking your own emotions. They can change day-to-day, and sometimes second to second. It can be as minute as deciding either to cry before Adele’s “Someone