Emerald writers Emerson Malone, Craig Wright, Daniel Bromfield and guest contributor Alec Topkis review The Lumineers’ latest album Cleopatra and reflect on the life and career of legendary music icon Prince.
Ah, spring break. As the weather becomes much nicer and student responsibilities fade away, the compulsion grows to draw the curtains, stay inside, and watch hours of TV on end. This week, you need not binge-watch those dark television programs about the trials of the human spirit, the likes of …
Consciously or not, death is almost certainly on your mind this week. Dead Week is upon us, turning the students into zombies, and the campus into a ghost town. Just for you, the Emerald recommends songs about dying, death and other mortality-related topics for your Dead Week. Listen to our …
In our Double Takes series, writers from the Emerald share their (often contrary) thoughts on new music with one another. Kanye’s new album The Life Of Pablo has only been out for just over a week and it’s already the rapper-producer’s most polarizing and controversial work. After giving our writers …
Kanye wants to make a David Bowie cover album. It sounds like an impossible task, but here’s how it could work.
Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto will likely receive substantial stateside exposure following their ‘Revenant’ soundtrack, but they’ve released a wealth of material together on their own.
Two of our writers – Bowie neophyte Daniel Bromfield and Bowie beginner Alex Ruby – offer their takes on the pop icon’s final album.
Oregon is replete with hot springs, and most of them are accessible to the public. For those looking for a wild time in a natural setting, there are many public hot springs operating on land owned by the U.S. Forest Service. These allow nudity and are usually free. For those …
Giraffage and Slow Magic represent a sector of electronica that’s as much “ambient” as it is party music.
Rubber Soul, which came out 50 years ago today, represents the Beatles at the apex of their creative powers.
Sushi belts are lucrative for the owners and affordable for diners – especially college students.
This Thanksgiving weekend, check out some of the best films from 2010-2015, handpicked by the Emerald staff.
Emerald Recommends the best albums between 2010 and 2015.
The music scene around campus might seem a bit small with the same four or five bands at every bar or house show (give or take a few new names at the bottom of the bill.) But as a town filled with artsy students, grads and long-term residents with no …
There are a lot of mea culpas on the Canadian star’s fourth album, but he still comes across as a jerk.
This isn’t a groundbreaking release for Thugger, but it’s an exemplary one.
Arts and culture editors Daniel Bromfield and Craig Wright tell you whether ‘Spectre’ is worth your time in this first installment of the Emerald podcast “Daniel and Craig Review the New Daniel Craig Movie.”
In week seven, we’re collectively staring down a barrel of seemingly interminable assignments, deadlines and other miscellaneous obligations. We have midterms to cram for, innumerable distractions to tear us away from them and 24 hours a day to fully acquaint ourselves with the Knight Library. Sometimes we drink espresso in …
Mac Miller’s voice and lyrics are his main draw, but both were drowned out by the bass during a performance at the McDonald Theater.
Surrender your playlist-making skills and let us take over.
Drake’s video for his Top 10 hit and the third trailer to The Force Awakens both broke the Internet this past week. But which was the worthier meme?
Today’s special: a hand-picked arrangement of an album and a beverage.
Tom Maher and Andy Nagel’s loving tribute to the Beatles’ music puts their songs before their story.
The traveling musical features a live Beatles tribute band and 33 songs from the legendary band’s storied career.
The Atlanta rapper played a hit-filled set at the McDonald Theater last Friday
Dr. Rocket draws influences from the ’60s and ’70s, but the bone-dry production makes it sound distinctly modern.
Young Thug’s name may be generic, but his music is anything but. Here’s why to see one of the world’s hottest MCs at the McDonald this Friday.