Tag: Music

Pradigy GT – “She’s Got It”

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pradigy GT – “She’s Got It”

Pradigy GT offers up their rendition of the signature fantasy girl themed song with, “She’s Got It.” The track opens with a smooth bassline and subtle metronome, later accompanied by lead vocals that describe the around the way girl in full form. “Super sexy, she draws stares. Men want her in their lives.” The description […]

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Students with sounds: Cameron Floyd

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Students with sounds: Cameron Floyd

UNC Charlotte senior and artist, Cameron Floyd has been playing around Charlotte for some time now. He, along with band members Aaron Schwiebert and Dalton Robertson  perform at venues like The Evening Muse, Boardwalk Billie’s and The Neighborhood Theater. Live music is their thing. “We love playing music, it’s something we do to let off steam […]

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From Paper Trail to Paper Work

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
From Paper Trail to Paper Work

Fresh off of the season finale of his reality TV series T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle, T.I. returns to music after a two-year hiatus with Paperwork, continuing his streak of currency themed album titles. The project was released Oct. 21, 2014 via Columbia Records (in collaboration with his own Grand Hustle Records), and is […]

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Motivation Monday: getting fit one beat at a time

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: getting fit one beat at a time

Have you experienced that moment of horror when you arrive at the gym and realized you forgot to bring your MP3 player or headphones? Let’s face it: a workout without music is boring, bland and anything but motivating. This may explain why buildings where people gather to exercise and play sports are typically trembling with […]

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P!nk goes Folk with You+Me

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
P!nk goes Folk with You+Me

Mega-pop star P!nk has turned over a new leaf within music by teaming up with Canadian musician Dallas Green and forming a duo, You+Me, and compiling a band of folk songs for their debut album, rose ave., released Oct. 14, 2014 via RCA Records. Baring a much more subtle and serene sound than her hits […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Islander

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
ALBUM REVIEW: Islander

Islander’s genre can best be described as a blend of alternative rock and heavy metal – not quite hardcore enough to make your parents nervous, but just enough to make people from your grandparents’ generation shake their fists at you and call you a ‘rebel youth’ when you’re blasting the music from your apartment into […]

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Levi Weaver hits The Evening Muse

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Levi Weaver hits The Evening Muse

I met this dude when I was 22 years old and what I loved most was he had so much soul. “Flava,” as defined on Urban Dictionary, is one’s style, swag, appearance or uniqueness. A five letter word often used to describe soulful musicians and less often describes a folk rock artist from Texas. Singer-songerwriter, Levi Weaver […]

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Downfall 2012 prepares for release of final installment in concept album trilogy

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Downfall 2012 prepares for release of final installment in concept album trilogy

Downfall 2012 might sound like an odd band name to some, but frontman Daniel Gil describes it from the perspective of a kid whose interests lay in comic books and science fiction; a kid who experienced the same anxiety and social concern that can resonate with many. “And that kid was me,” says Gil. The band’s trilogy […]

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2014 Vans Warped Tour Ticket Giveaway

| July 15, 2014 | 6 Comments
2014 Vans Warped Tour Ticket Giveaway

The 2014 Vans Warped Tour will visit Charlotte’s PNC Pavilion on Monday, July 28.  The annual music festival features dozens of artists and bands representing a variety of musical genres. This year’s lineup includes bands and artists such as Crizzly, All Time Low, Less Than Jake, Mayday Parade, We The Kings, 3OH!3, Tess Dunn and Yellowcard. For […]

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Win tickets for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

| June 19, 2014 | 3 Comments
Win tickets for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

West Coast swag with East Coast roots, hip-hop group, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is easily one of America’s most memorable rap groups. Their tongue-tying lyrics and relatable hooks gave the 90s a taste of that “Cleveland Sound.” The Grammy Award winning group is set to rip the stage Sunday, July 20 at The Fillmore Charlotte. Doors open […]

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Quiet Company, The Tontons, Driver Friendly.. Oh My!

| June 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Quiet Company, The Tontons, Driver Friendly.. Oh My!

With a trio of different sounds that combined together for a completely electric vibe, Quiet Company, The Tontons and Driver Friendly really rocked The Evening Muse on the rare Friday the 13th. Coming off of their previous run with Warped Tour ’13 last year and starting off their ’14 season on the road with Quiet […]

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If “They Don’t Know,” They Do Now

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
If “They Don’t Know,” They Do Now

You may not know him by name, but I guarantee you know his work. Hip Hop artist, Rico Love made sure Charlotte knew both Tuesday night, June 10 at Amos’ Southend. With records like Usher “Hey Daddy,” Kelly Rowland “Go Lover,” and Trey Songz “Heart Attack,” its fair to say, Love is no rookie to […]

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Preview: An Evening with Quiet Company and The Tontons Alongside Driver Friendly

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Preview: An Evening with Quiet Company and The Tontons Alongside Driver Friendly

Fresh from their shows up north, Quiet Company will be making their premiere and starting the southern leg of their east coast tour at the Evening Muse on June 13. Since their initial forming in 2006, Quiet Company has put out three full-length albums, their third one “We Are All Where We Belong” winning them […]

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The Night I Became a Tamartian

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Night I Became a Tamartian

Tamar Braxton has officially earned a fan. The starlet is known for her catch phrases and captivating persona. A personality that warrants imaginary BFFs. After experiencing her live at the Fillmore in Charlotte on Wednesday, May 21, she has proven that big sister Toni isn’t the only songstress in the family. Nothing speaks to the […]

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Kid Ink lets us in his lane

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kid Ink lets us in his lane

Following the release of his second studio album, “My Own Lane,” California rapper Kid Ink gears up for the Live Nation’s One to Watch tour. The headliner has more than one reason to celebrate the event. Not only is he promoting the January release of his album, but the tour also starts on his birthday. […]

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Off-campus music guide: March 28 — April 7

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Off-campus music guide: March 28 — April 7

Needing some concert therapy to get you through the slump of post spring break? No worries, here’s the top picks of the next two weeks: Johnny Clegg Band, Wingate University, March 28 Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Johnny Clegg has become one of South Africa’s most prominent musicians. The anthropologist, activist and dancer has been awarded honorary […]

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What genre is most popular among UNC Charlotte students?

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
What genre is most popular among UNC Charlotte students?

Two weeks ago, music legend Bruce Springsteen topped the Billboard 200, with the 11th number one album of his career. The country’s top 10 albums included music from Beyoncé, Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Eminem and Katy Perry. This shows the great range of music people are buying, and how subjective music is. Music is like your […]

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Photos: Atlas Genius makes their way to the Charlotte area

| October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Photos: Atlas Genius makes their way to the Charlotte area

Photos by Sabrina Melton. From the moment I walked through the door of The Fillmore, I thought I might have made a mistake.  The laminate standing room floor of the lower-level general admission area was bare.  I wasn’t exactly sure if I should stick around for another two hours to see Atlas Genius. Thankfully, against […]

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Kickin’ asphalt week six: whoa, we’re halfway there

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kickin’ asphalt week six: whoa, we’re halfway there

“Whoa! Livin’ on a prayer!” I thought a Bon Jovi reference was quite appropriate for this week as I am actually half way through my training schedule. To be completely honest, I am surprised that I have stuck with it for this long. I thought I would have gotten really frustrated and quit by now […]

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Live review: Matisyahu loses more than just a beard

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Live review: Matisyahu loses more than just a beard

It was hard to believe that the bald guy in a black v-neck was the same Matisyahu that I remember from TRL half a decade ago. Back then the Hasidic Jewish performer wore a long beard and often dressed as a black hatter. Thursday night at the Fillmore, however, that Matisyahu was relaxed, clean-shaved and […]

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