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BAUGHN: Ranking the top 5 best albums of 2022

Sam Baughn, General Manager for Marquette Radio December 13, 2022
As 2022 comes to a close, it's time to take a look back at an incredible year's worth of music. This list counts down my top 5 projects of 2022. 
The 65th Grammy Award Nominations were released on Nov.  15th

ALEXANDER and BAUGHN: 2022 Grammy nominations: A reaction and critique

Rashad Alexander and Sam Baughn November 29, 2022
The 2022 Grammy Award Nominations were officially released this week and with them comes frustration, controversy and lack of respect for Black culture.
LINDSTROM: The Live Music Industry Needs Saving

LINDSTROM: The Live Music Industry Needs Saving

Clare Lindstrom, MUR Programming Director November 21, 2022
Before the first night of his five-show residency at the United Center, Harry Styles canceled the evening’s performance due to an illness in his band. It’s no secret that we are facing a worldwide mental health crisis.

Rashad’s Records: “Her Loss” Is a Huge Win for Drake and 21 Savage

Rashad Alexander, Music Director November 15, 2022
Drake's collaborative project with 21 Savage dropped Nov. 4. "Her Loss" features a new, unfiltered sound for the Canadian rapper.
Swifties gathered at the Midnights listening party for karaoke, dancing and all things Taylor Swift.

REVIEW: “Midnights” resonates with Swifties

Lauren Puthoff, Arts & Entertainment Reporter November 1, 2022
Swift released “Midnights” Oct. 21. The album has 13 songs about 13 sleepless nights scattered throughout her life, whether good or bad.
The Car by Arctic Monkeys released Oct. 21

REVIEW: Arctic Monkeys present an enigmatic and emotional musical journey with ‘The Car’

Sam Baughn, General Manager for Marquette Radio October 25, 2022
It’s been four years since English rock band Arctic Monkeys released “Tranquility Base Hotel,” a visionary album that marked a hard left turn in the band's discography. It seemed impossible to follow up such a tightly woven and conceptually sound project, and yet the band's latest release, “The Car,” manages to live up to these steep expectations.

Rashad’s Records: Lil Baby’s ‘It’s Only Me’ is an inconsistent, yet enjoyable listen

Rashad Alexander, Music Director October 20, 2022
I was excited to hear the news that Lil Baby was dropping his new solo album "It's Only Me." However, as the Oct. 14 release date crept closer, I was a little concerned for the Atlanta rapper.
Locate S,1 performed Oct. 12 at Turner Hall Ballroom as part of their tour with of Montreal.

REVIEW: Locate S,1 and the dangers of going into a concert blind

Will Eikenbary, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor October 19, 2022
Last Wednesday, I went to see of Montreal. However, the next day, I realized it wasn't of Montreal I had seen, but their opener, Locate S,1.
No Ages Drummer and Singer Dean Spunt performs on Oct. 13th at the Backroom at Colectivo

Honesty in Music: “People Helping People” review + No Age interview

Tom Oeffling October 18, 2022

Somewhere between ambient music, shoegaze, noise rock, and punk, lies No Age, LA juggernauts who are back after two years with a new album and a tour. Their new album out on Drag City, “People Helping...

Hippo Campus rocked Riverside Theater Sept. 26 as part of their tour promoting their third album.

REVIEW: Hippo Campus concert

Angelina Galullo, MUR A&E Audio Producer October 12, 2022
Hippo Campus performed Sept. 26 at the Riverside Theater as part of the tour for their third album.
Pharoah Sanders playing saxophone

Remembering Pharoah Sanders’ rich musical legacy

Sam Baughn, General Manager for Marquette Radio October 9, 2022

Pharoah Sanders, an early pioneer of the free jazz movement, passed away Sept. 24, leaving behind a rich musical legacy of nearly 60 years of recordings and performances. His death comes nearly a year...

Alaniz first pitched the idea in the 707 Hub’s Brewed Ideas Challenge

MU Career Closet helps prepare students for employment

Hannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor October 4, 2022
When she arrived at Marquette, Alaniz searched for a program that addressed the lack of resources for students that struggle with purchasing career attire, but she said she didn't find much. So, she created the Marquette Career Closet.
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