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New playlist to usher in new year

Colony House, a rock band on the rise, performs at The Prophet Bar, Dallas, TX on Oct. 11, 2014 to an intimate crowd, and is accompanied by bands TEAM and Knox Hamilton.

January 23, 2015

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer The following is a playlist of fresh music for 2015. Some are songs by new up-and-coming bands and some are new songs by already established artists. 2015 will be a year of great new artists, lots of unique duos and a genre stemming from a unique blend between...

What’s on My Playlist: Indie edition

What's on My Playlist: Indie edition

September 17, 2014

By Sloane Samberson staff writer @sloane_avery Most of my free time is spent searching for new music, constructing new playlists or finding music for a friend in need. I spend hours listening to bands in order to find a small fraction of songs I really like. It is not just a hobby, it is a full-time...

Foster the People transforms South Side Music Hall into atmospheric night club

Foster the People transforms South Side Music Hall into atmospheric night club

May 1, 2014

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer DALLAS - Band members Mark Foster, Jacob Fink and Mark Pontius seemed to have vanished after their release of "Pumped Up Kicks" in 2011, which oddly became a huge hit despite its vulgar lyrics. Returning to Dallas three years later, a night filled with psychedelic vi...

Flood the Walls set to release debut album The Blueprint

Flood the Walls released their first single on March 26.

March 26, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer Coppell alternative/indie rock band Flood the Walls releases its debut album, The Blueprint, in April. The band consists of lead singer and Coppell High School sophomore Adreesh Roy, guitarist and CHS junior Prashan Jeyarajah and Coppell Middle School East sixth ...

Mind over Matter to captivate minds of fans

January 27, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer The release of Young the Giant’s sophomore album, Mind over Matter, was a highly anticipated event until Tuesday, when it was finally revealed to avid fans and indie band lovers worldwide. The band’s self-titled freshman album consisted of heavy vocals on le...

Singer/songwriter playlist to add on iPods

September 13, 2013

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer The singer-songwriter genre is one of the best genres, due to its diversity, and the vast range of music-lovers it appeals to. Whether you listen to indie bands, or pop hits, everyone can always use the occasional emotional song. We often tend to brush off slowe...

Indie pop/alternative artists music lovers can all enjoy

Indie pop/alternative artists music lovers can all enjoy

September 12, 2013

By Tolu Salako Editorial Page Editor Sometimes we need the raw and realistic music and not the constantly overplayed music we hear on 106.1 when waiting in traffic to leave school. Artists such as Lorde, Sayde Price, San Cisco and Oh Land are happy mediums that almost all teenagers will love.  L...

Music plays through students’ lives, influences them daily

Junior Jordan Logan uses music to help her write her script in KCBY on Thursday.

September 4, 2013

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer We hear it every day. Every passing period, six times a day. To some of us, it’s life. To others, it does not really matter. Music was first identified by the Aryans in modern day India from the Prehistoric era. Music first began with flutes, which were made...

The xx impresses, excites at two sold-out shows

The xx performs at The Granada in Dallas. Photo by Ben Cowlishaw

February 15, 2013

By Ben Cowlishaw Staff Writer Last night, The xx, the latest product of England’s modern indie rock scene, performed their second of two sold-out shows at The Granada in Dallas. The xx cracked the code to making hit music with their debut, self-titled album xx in 2009, seeing worldwide acclai...

The Granada welcomes Neko Case, Oh No! Oh My!

November 23, 2009

Alternative rock / country singer-songwriter Neko Case, hometown: Alexandria, Virginia,   hits downtown tonight after her opening band, Oh No! Oh My!. After playing this evening at the Granada , she will be playing at Antone’s in downtown Austin. Case is best known for her solo career, but p...