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Q&A: Sasha Sloan on her EP ‘sad girl’ and collaborating with ODESZA

Sad girls have a new queen. Pop singer-songwriter Sasha Sloan is the bridge between the upbeat, superficial and the subtle, more truthful realms of modern pop music. Shrouded in the electronic beats of today’s radio hits, Sloan’s melancholic 2018 EP, “sad girl,” explores songwriting as a form of overcoming adversity. …

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Oregon hockey’s Connor McBride discovers passion in music

By Anne Yilmaz His entire life revolved around hockey. That is, until music came along. Music took a hold of senior Connor McBride’s life after he left The Hill School, a preparatory boarding school in Pennsylvania with a rigorous hockey program. “Playing hockey there is like playing football here,” McBride said. …