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Entertainment’s songs of the decade: 2013

(Shane Guilfoyle / Amherst Wire)

Amherst Wire Staff

November 18, 2019

For the next few weeks, Amherst Wire entertainment is bringing the best of the decade right to you. We’ve taken the best and most memorable songs of the decade to give you the ultimate nostalgia trip.

UMass students share their sounds to connect a community

(Samantha Croteau / Amherst Wire)

Samantha Croteau

November 15, 2019

Chris Focus, Cam Randall and DJ Laflamme are three must-know student artists who cater their music to the college lifestyle, tying the UMass community together.

Entertainment’s songs of the decade: 2012

(Shane Guilfoyle / Amherst Wire)

Amherst Wire Staff

November 13, 2019

For the next few weeks, Amherst Wire entertainment is bringing the best of the decade right to you. We’ve taken the best and most memorable songs of the decade to give you the ultimate nostalgia trip.

Entertainment’s songs of the decade: 2011

(Shane Guilfoyle / Amherst Wire)

Amherst Wire Staff

November 10, 2019

Amherst Wire entertainment is bringing the best of the decade right to you. We've taken the best and most memorable songs of the decade to give you the ultimate nostalgia trip.

And the beat goes on; Terri Lyne Carrington and her latest album “Waiting Game”

Carrington at the kit/John Watson

Julia Donohue, Assistant Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2019

The political emphasis on Carrington’s career is clear, especially in her upcoming album, “Waiting Game.” Singles “Bells (Ring Loudly)” and “Waiting Game” are about police killings and the 2016 election respectively. 

808s and Ankle Breaks: Earl Sweatshirt’s “Feet of Clay” and a game of NBA buy or sell

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

November 7, 2019

This week, the boys talk about Earl Sweatshirt's wild EP "Feet of Clay" and play a game of "buy or sell" with our picks of NBA teams and players.

Entertainment’s songs of the decade: 2010

(Shane Guilfoyle / Amherst Wire)

Amherst Wire Staff

November 6, 2019

Amherst Wire entertainment is bringing the best of the decade right to you. We've taken the best and most memorable songs of the decade to give you the ultimate nostalgia trip.

Entertainment’s weekly spin with Tame Impala, Frank Ocean and more

(Trevor Wilson/Amherst Wire)

Amherst Wire Staff

November 5, 2019

With more music being released than ever before, Amherst Wire’s Entertainment team keeps you posted with some of their favorite tracks of the week.

King Princess’ debut album “Cheap Queen” is filled with love, heartbreak and sexual confidence

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Katherine Kelley, Writer

November 4, 2019

Her emotionally-vulnerable lyrics, often about love and lust, float through the atmosphere with a velvet-like softness.

Yungblud’s hope for the underrated youth

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Nasya Blackshear, Writer

November 1, 2019

“The Underrated Youth” displays the range for Yungblud’s music. It is truly an EP for the misfits, that speaks to being true to yourself and knowing who you are.

Confidence, style and an out-of-this-world flow welcome you to the world of Jay Astro

Confidence, style and an out-of-this-world flow welcome you to the world of Jay Astro

Astghik Dion, Assistant Photo Editor

November 1, 2019

While Jay Astro’s idiosyncratic style is enough to make him stand out, it is the warmth he radiates merely from his energy, whether this be rapping on stage or simply walking through the Southwest wind tunnel, that truly makes him unique

The EIC Podcast: Kanye West, “Jesus Is King” and the next great hip-hop album run

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Jonathan Kermah, Co-editor in chief

October 29, 2019

Jonathan Kermah is joined by Amherst Wire entertainment editor Trevor Wilson to discuss some of their hangups with Kanye West's "Jesus Is King" and the next hip-hop artist with the potential to make a legendary album run.

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