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- Maralei Bunn 96 days ago
- The Soundtrack of Rebellion: Music and the Vietnam War
- Jonathan Martz 106 days ago
Usually, music and academics never ever go together. However, I want to make an exception this week. For one of my history classes, I am writing about music and the antiwar movement during the Vietnam War. As much as we view music as a means of entertainment, over the years it has also served as the sound of protest, change, and revolution. Here are some popular songs from the time that you may not have known were part of the antiwar movement. Pete Seeger- Waist Deep in the Big Muddy W… Read More
- Long Live Rock and Roll?
- Jonathan Martz 113 days ago
Since its inception, rock and roll has been a genre that has defined generations of youth. Today, kids are instead growing up listening to Katy Perry, 2Chainz, and Ke$ha. This begs the question, what happened to rock and roll? The Past Since the early 20th century, nearly every decade has featured some iconic rock and roll artist who changed the game, whether it was Chuck Berry, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Rush, KISS, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, or Weezer. Not only were these bands popul… Read More
- Anticipating "Ghost Stories"
- Jonathan Martz 121 days ago
Coldplay has officially announced their 6th studio album titled Ghost Stories, set to be released on May 19th. With the release of the single “Magic” and some initial public reaction, let’s look at what Ghost Stories promises to bring. No More Mylo Xyloto From the opening notes of Coldplay’s first single “Magic”, it is clear that the new record is going to have a completely new sound. The British quartet sharply departs from the multi-layered and colorful sound of Mylo Xyloto, opting i… Read More
- A Look Inside 103.5 KTU
- Jonathan Martz 127 days ago
This past week, I was given the incredible opportunity to represent VandyRadio at the CMA Spring National College Media Convention in New York City. In addition to sitting seventh row at Madison Square Garden and riding on an indoor Ferris wheel in Toys R Us, I was able to check out one on New York’s better known FM radio stations, 103.5 KTU “The Beat of New York”. Here’s a brief look inside the studio at some stuff I learned. KTU mainly plays “feel good music”, which roughly consists of… Read More