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Quarantined Playlist: Frank Ocean, Thundercat and Smooky Margielaa

Quarantined Playlist: Frank Ocean, Thundercat and Smooky Margielaa

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

The Fantastic Life of Young Frozone

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.”

Quarantined Playlist: Ari Lennox with Smino, JPEGMAFIA, Quin NFN and more

Quarantined Playlist: Ari Lennox with Smino, JPEGMAFIA, Quin NFN and more

Amherst Wire Staff

March 31, 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.

Childish Gambino’s “3.15.20” is a kaleidoscope of sound

Childish Gambino’s “3.15.20” is a kaleidoscope of sound

Shane Guilfoyle, Assistant entertainment editor

March 29, 2020

The multi-hyphenate returns after two years of radio silence, delivering a final project that injects new rhythms while culminating upon previous nuances

What’s Free to Stream While You Sit Inside All Day

What’s Free to Stream While You Sit Inside All Day

Julia Donohue, Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2020

In case you need some distraction from the global crisis or just want to enjoy something other than your once-daily walk, here are some free streaming options.

Why “After Hours” is The Weeknd’s best studio album to date

Why “After Hours” is The Weeknd’s best studio album to date

Trevor Wilson, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

The Toronto-bred superstar is no stranger to making hits, but “After Hours” is a refreshing injection to The Weeknd's discography.

Quarantined Playlist: The Weeknd, Don Toliver, Phresher and more

Quarantined Playlist: The Weeknd, Don Toliver, Phresher and more

Amherst Wire Staff

March 24, 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.

The Revival of Vinyl

The Revival of Vinyl

Faith Cardoza, Writer

March 13, 2020

Vinyl records have been making a surprising comeback in the 21st century, capturing the interest of young people looking to expand their musical experience.

Mullins Live! 2020 with Lil Tjay and Kwynn Reid

Mullins Live! 2020 with Lil Tjay and Kwynn Reid

Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

March 10, 2020

The annual Mullins Live! concert took place this past Saturday at 11 a.m., where hundreds of students gathered at the Mullins Center to experience what was to be rappers Meek Mill and Lil Tjay perform. 

808s and Ankle Breaks featuring Trey Cruz

808s and Ankle Breaks featuring Trey Cruz

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

March 9, 2020

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson are joined by special guest Trey Cruz to talk the podcast’s latest "March Madness" bracket of hip-hop's best groups and play a game of buy or sell for current NBA topics.

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Pete Davidson vs. Ariana Grande, Disney vs. Hilary Duff and Blarney vs. UMass

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Pete Davidson vs. Ariana Grande, Disney vs. Hilary Duff and Blarney vs. UMass

Grace Sherwood and Chad Douty

March 5, 2020

Chad Douty and Grace Sherwood are finally back and here to discuss the latest music videos, Pete Davidson’s shade towards Ariana Grande and much more! They also debate whether Blarney is worth all the hype.

Straight Sex ignite audiences with their final string of shows

Straight Sex ignite audiences with their final string of shows

David Anderson, Writer

March 4, 2020

Sadly, this was one of Straight Sex’s final shows. In a couple of months, they will be going on an “indefinite hiatus.”

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