MultimediaMusicVideo

Video: Pancho + The Factory

  The Emerald sat down with Pancho + The Factory to talk about being divas and what it’s like being part of the Eugene music scene.

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureArts & Culture PodcastsMultimediaMusicPodcast

Podcast: Jamie and Meerah pick songs about spring, ep. 4

In this episode of Jamie Perry and Meerah Powell’s as-of-yet-untitled podcast, they pick songs about springtime, blended with the melancholy of finals week, into one emotionally charged playlist. As Perry describes it, “It’s a nice balance between hopefulness and hopelessness.” Here’s the playlist. Listen to episode four below. The Bilinda …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureArts & Culture PodcastsMultimediaMusicPodcast

Podcast: Jamie and Meerah pick the tunes, ep. 3

How’s your week going? Never-ending midterms? Bottomless workload? Does everything hurt and you’re dying? Remain calm. Jamie and Meerah are back. In this third installment, Jamie and Meerah pick some favorite tunes that have been on heavy rotation as of late to help them get through the rough, glacially paced weeks …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureArts & Culture PodcastsMultimediaMusicPodcast

Podcast: Jamie and Meerah pick some of their favorite Valentine’s Day songs

With the stress of week six weighing down, Emerald staffers Jamie Perry and Meerah Powell picked their favorite love and relationship-themed songs for the upcoming Valentine’s Day weekend, though don’t expect them to be heartfelt ballads. Warning: If you’re looking for a playlist to listen to while you peer into …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureMultimediaMusicVideo

Video: UO quartet Spiller brings hooks and chops to the house show circuit

Kansas, Boston, Chicago, America and now Spiller: the tradition of bands naming themselves after places is long and storied. The four members of Eugene quartet Spiller first met in the dorm of the same name, traditionally home to members of University of Oregon’s School of Music and Dance, which three …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureArts & Culture PodcastsMusicPersonalitiesPodcast

Podcast: Jamie and Meerah Pick the Best Music of 2015

Listen to the first episode of Emerald staffers Jamie Perry and Meerah Powell’s biweekly music podcast below, in which Perry and Powell pick a few of their favorite tracks from 2015. “The Prick” – Dogs on Acid “Brazos River” – Lomelda “Something Soon” – Car Seat Headrest “Burn Masculinity” – …

READ MORE →
MultimediaVideo

Video: Check out Eugene’s psych-rock band Snow White

The Emerald sits down with local Eugene band, Snow White, to talk glitter and psych-rock.

READ MORE →
MultimediaMusicVideo

Video: Pluto the Planet on Pluto as a planet

The Emerald sat down with local Indie Rock band, Pluto the Planet, for an interview and some tunes. Check them out at the Hifi Music Hall this Saturday November 14th.

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureMusic

Emerald Recommends The Best Songs of Summer 2015

If some things tangibly define a season (the changing leaves and pumpkin lattes for fall; the punishing cold and perennial mood disorders for winter; the earth laughing in flowers for spring), summer, then, is the season inextricably tied to music. In his book Sex, Drugs & Cocoa Puffs, author Chuck Klosterman wrote, “Without a soundtrack, human interaction …

READ MORE →
Grad GuidePhoto

Photos: Thirteen graduation caps on 13th avenue

At 8:15 a.m. today, University of Oregon graduates and their loved ones gathered at the intersection of 13th Avenue and University Street to participate in the annual “Duck Walk Parade” to Matthew Knight Arena for the university-wide graduation ceremony. We sent Emerald photographers Jamie Perry and Meerah Powell to the …

READ MORE →
Video

Video: Ducks on Pups

The “Ducks on” team talks to members of PAAWS and UO students who de-stress during finals week by playing with dogs.

READ MORE →
Video

Video: Wildflower & Music Festival

The 36th annual Wildflower & Music Festival took place at the Mount Pisgah Arboretum on May 17. The festival is co-hosted by the Native Plant Society of Oregon and Lane Community College. It featured live music, a plant sale, guided nature walks and hundred of native plant species on display.

READ MORE →