FYGU Fest will be held this Saturday, May 11, at the Matthew Knight Arena. On FYGU Fest’s website, you can register for a free ticket to the festival, and all you need to attend is your confirmation email and a valid college student I.D. Students from any college can attend.

Summer in Eugene means clear skies, sunny days and the start of the much-anticipated summer concert season. With summer break offering more free time and less obligations, seeing some live music can turn any average summer day into a completely memorable experience. The extensive lineup of c…

Covering well-known songs can be tricky. Artists have to decide whether to play it safe or completely reinvent a song they cover. Some covers end up sounding like an off-brand version of the original, while others add something special to the meaning.

Los Angeles punk band Girlpool made a stop on April 11 at Portland’s Wonder Ballroom. The duo — composed of guitarist Cleo Tucker and bassist Harmony Tividad — first visited the venue back in 2015 on their tour with pop punk band Joyce Manor. Tucker reminisced on the previous experience, exp…

A single is a way for an artist to keep fans on their toes by releasing music without the pressure of a full album. It is usually an indicator that an album is on the way, and gives listeners a stylistic preview of what’s to come. Let’s dive into the last few weeks and look at a few notewort…

Springtime brings blossoming flowers, warmer days and new beginnings. It’s the uplifting season we all deserve after winter quarter. Whether you prefer relaxing in the sun or biking around campus, happy, lighthearted music is an essential part of creating a perfect atmosphere for however you…

What I love about hip-hop music is the ability to hear and connect with underrepresented voices. It’s a chance to hear stories that otherwise aren’t being given a platform. It's the auditory embodiment of a victory lap for the oppressed. Some artists use their past as an anecdote to explore …

The right soundtrack can transform a good movie into a great one. Certain soundtracks can make a movie feel infinitely more personal, while also giving the viewer a way to continue feeling the movie’s effects by listening to the soundtrack long after finishing it.