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Chuck Berry, rock n’ roll legend, dies at 90

Chuck Berry, long considered to be the true king of rock n’ roll thanks to his unforgettable guitar riffs and brash attitude, died on Saturday. He was 90. According to the St. Charles County Police Department in Missouri, Berry died in his home near Wentzville,

Review: “Gang Signs and Prayer” – Stormzy

Grime, a genre previously defined by singles, loosies and pirate radio broadcasts is undergoing a major facelift. At the frontlines of the renaissance is Stormzy and his debut album Gang Signs and Prayer, a 16-song masterpiece that is chock-full of surprises. Stormzy is relatively new

Review: “Impermanence” – Peter Silberman

The Antlers always thrived on melodrama. From everyone’s favorite tearjerker Hospice to the freeform jazzy styling of Familiars, The Antlers never did anything in half measures. Perhaps it was this commitment to maximalism that ultimately cost frontman Peter Silberman his hearing. The beardy, brainy songwriter

Mac DeMarco announces new LP

Everyone’s favorite gap-toothed lothario Mac DeMarco has announced that he will be releasing a new album on May 5, This Old Dog. The album will be release through Captured Tracks. This LP follows up 2015’s mini-album Another One and Demarco’s 2014 breakout hit Salad Days.

Bandcamp raises $120K for ACLU

Bandcamp, a platform that allows artists to post music to be streamed, downloaded and purchased, led a fundraiser in which all profits earned by the website on Friday, Feb. 3, would be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union. Bandcamp announced it had raised $120,000

The erasure of politics in Trump’s inauguration concert

Trying to make sense of the controversy surrounding Donald Trump’s inauguration performances is like trying to make sense of the election itself; a bit darkly comedic perhaps, but mostly just depressing. Despite Trump’s claim that “we will have the biggest celebrities in the world” at

The Round Table’s Top 5 Albums of 2016

2016 has been an unadultered shitstorm, from beginning to end. But through it all, there has been one continual solace: music. From Animal Collective to David Bowie to Radiohead, many of music’s biggest names — young and old — released new material this year, giving

Review: ‘Hardwired…To Self-Destruct’ – Metallica

In light of all the animosity and hostility that has sprung up around campus, sometimes people just need to sit down with some nice, light listening material and enjoy some gentle strums on the guitar. You know, from a band like Metallica. That’s right, the

Review: “Cozy Tapes Vol. 1” – A$AP Mob

It’s been almost two years since the untimely death of A$AP Yams. The founder of A$AP Mob was a hip-hop connoisseur, a colorful Twitter personality and the visionary behind the star that A$AP Rocky has become. The release of Cozy Tapes Vol. 1 commemorates the