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Quarantined Playlist: Travis Scott with Kid Cudi, Nav and Deante’ Hitchcock

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Amherst Wire Staff

April 29, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week. Here are this week’s music suggestions from the Amherst Wire staff. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3rmRdtQVSB1aoboe0n4HLd?si=8_Nkd8SJSeGso-5nxuDOhA Trevor Wilson...

Subreddits to distract yourself from the coronavirus pandemic

Subreddits to distract yourself from the coronavirus pandemic

Talia Heisey, Writer

April 25, 2020

The coronavirus has brought stress into the lives of many. Check out these subreddits that are a good distraction during this difficult time.

25 years ago, Mobb Deep’s “The Infamous” radiated black Air Force 1 energy before it was cool

Jonathan Kermah, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2020

Mobb Deep's second album "The Infamous," released in 1995, is heralded as a hip-hop classic for it's sinister production and confrontational lyricism. Sounds like black Air Force 1 energy to me.

Music producers: The backbones of the industry

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Samantha Croteau, Writer

April 23, 2020

Music producers are often not credited on streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music despite their contribution to creating, shaping and molding a song or album.

Quarantined Playlist: Kid Cudi, Westside Gunn, Bon Iver and more

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Amherst Wire Staff

April 22, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week.

A mini guide to HBO’s free streaming

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Julia Donohue, Entertainment Editor

April 16, 2020

HBO has made some of their best shows, documentaries and movies free. But with hundreds of hours of content, what are you supposed to watch?

Quarantined Playlist: Rico Nasty, Lilgotit, Luchii and more

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Amherst Wire Staff

April 14, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week. Here are this week’s music suggestions from the Amherst Wire staff.

App of the week: Discord

App of the week: Discord

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

April 10, 2020

Although there are countless apps to choose from, each with many valuable features, Discord sets itself apart in that it is a great way for people who enjoy video games to chat with each other.

“Wild Wild Country” documents the shocking story of a spiritual guru’s move to Oregon

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Shane Guilfoyle, Assistant Entertainment Editor

April 9, 2020

We're roughly four weeks into quarantine now. If you’ve grown tiresome of the recommended Netflix stream, “Wild Wild Country” stands as an enthralling ride.

Seven books to read during the quarantine

Seven books to read during the quarantine

Kacey Connolly, Podcast Editor

April 9, 2020

Finding books with strong female leads is a struggle. Taddeo’s “Three Women” does more than incorporate female main characters; it chronicles the very real lives of three different women living in three different areas of the United States.

Quarantined Playlist: Frank Ocean, Thundercat and Smooky Margielaa

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Amherst Wire Staff

April 8, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week. Here are this week’s music suggestions from the Amherst Wire staff.

The Fantastic Life of Young Frozone

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Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

April 7, 2020

“With all due humbleness, I'm not trying to sound cocky, but there's not a lot of people that can write the way I write. The way I write, I tend to just focus on poetry, the relationship between words.”

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