It’s no secret Ariana Grande dropped the highly anticipated music video for her latest banger “thank u, next” last Friday. However, did you catch all the hidden gems and Easter eggs all throughout the video? Keep reading to find out what you missed and verify what you did see! The video features four movies, Mean […]

by Augusta Battoclette (casual fan) and Jessie Roos (superfan) Augusta Battoclette Ed Sheeran came on stage by himself in Pittsburgh last Saturday night after openers Anne Marie and Snow Patrol each respectively got the crowd warmed up in their sets. Armed with just a foot loop pedal, his guitar, his voice and a microphone, Sheeran […]

The cast of Stranger Things aren’t limited to just acting; some of the actors also dabble in music. Probably the most well-known is Finn Wolfhard, who plays Mike Wheeling in the show. He is the front man of the band Calpurnia. They have been covering music from artists like the Pixies, Weezer, Twin Peaks and […]

Album: Entertainment Artist: Waterparks Label: Equal Vision Records Released Jan. 26, 2018 Rating:       I first discovered the band Waterparks at Warped Tour last summer when they played a set on a split stage. I was originally there to see the next band that was performing, but once Waterparks started, I loved their […]

All photos by Nate Manley Shelby Olive is a singer/songwriter and a Kent State University ‘17 Music Education major alumna. Feb. 9 she held an release party for her debut solo album, “Make Sound” at Standing Rock Cultural Arts Center in downtown Kent. Olive’s music is infused with folk, pop and jazz influences, and her […]

Artist: Niall Horan Title: Flicker Record Label: Capitol Records Release date: October 20, 2017 Rating:     Image courtesy of stereoboard.com The miracle of One Direction’s members is that they can go so many different directions with their musical style. When Zayn left the band in 2015, he went on to be a very prominent […]

The documentary Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends) delves into the backstories of the members of the band Eagles of Death Metal (who are not, in fact, death metal). Their eclectic mesh of garage rock, blues and hard rock hold a deep connection with fans. The documentary shows how they are still dealing with […]

Photos by: Jenn Noga Kent State University students have a wide range of interests, which include an array of music and pop culture. We went out to find what freshman consider to be their favorite merch item is and why it’s so special to them.   Jasmine Powell Jasmine is a big Spider-Man fan, and […]


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