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Country music gets a bad rap these days — which is understandable. The genre’s contemporary chart toppers are often characterized by tired clichés, shameless pandering and horrible pop production. But of course, not all country music is bad; there’s a wealth of incredibly gifted songwriters …

Halloween is fast approaching and students clad in costumes will wander between parties and bars for another weekend. In honor of this spooky season, the Emerald podcast team decided to find as many songs with the word "ghost" in them as they could. Listen as Podcast Editor Ryan Nguyen and P…

A Friday afternoon in the Erb Memorial Union means a short line for Chipotle, the possibility of actually snagging a booth by the window — and a cappella. Every Friday at 3:45 p.m., the sound of blended voices can be heard across the ground floor of the EMU as Mind The Gap, the University of…

A Friday afternoon in the Erb Memorial Union means a short line for Chipotle, the possibility of actually snagging a booth by the window — and a cappella. Every Friday at 3:45 p.m., the sound of blended voices can be heard across the ground floor of the EMU as Mind The Gap, the University of…

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Halloween is fast approaching and students clad in costumes will wander between parties and bars for another weekend. In honor of this spooky season, the Emerald podcast team decided to find as many songs with the word “ghost” in them as they could. Listen as Podcast Editor Ryan Nguyen and …

On “Bassackwards,” a ten-minute single from “Bottle It In,” the twangy indie rocker Kurt Vile recalls spending time as a guest on a friend’s radio show. “There wasn’t no format because well, we like it like that,” he sings. “He was out of his mind and I was way out of mine.”

On any given weekend night, hordes of University of Oregon students party in living rooms, basements and kitchens. But instead of trap music blaring through Bluetooth speakers, sweaty 20-somethings play indie rock to a rowdy crowd of their peers. In the morning, residents move couches back i…

It’s that time again and we all know the feeling of starting school after a hot summer. Whether it’s your first round at this thing we call college or your final match, we all need that extra motivation to get started. With Oregon weather, there is no telling what is to come as we head deep …

With the school year now in full swing, many students are trying to find ways to let loose during nights of leisure. Among the many events people can attend to enjoy Eugene’s nightlife, catching live music is one of the most sought after. That’s why the Emerald put together this lineup of up…