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Besides selling the work of artists like Ed Sheehan and The Beatles, Green Tangerine also sells the music of local musicians.

Record store provides local artists’ music

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | December 4, 2019

DeKALB — Green Tangerine Records, known for its sales of various music genres, is exposing customers to local underground artists by selling their music in the store.Sara Mohr, a College of DuPage student and Green Tangerine  Records customer, said...

Four ways to be a better music listener in 2019

By Peter Zemeske | January 3, 2019

In the age of music streaming, music has been easier to access and listen to than ever. While there may not seem like there are any cons to services like Spotify and Apple Music, there are some hidden byproducts. For one, artist compensation is low compared...

Apple Music vs. Spotify: Spotify wins

By Maddie Barrett | November 28, 2018

Apple Music and Spotify are battling for listener support, through bargains aimed at college students. Apple Music offers a student discount for $4.99 a month without other benefits; however, Spotify offers the same price but with Showtime and Hulu subscriptions....

Projected Billboard winners

By Darius Parker | April 24, 2017

Billboard recently announced the nominations for their music awards, and with so many fan favorites up for awards, one can assume the competition is going to be fierce. The ceremony will air 7 p.m. May 21 and will feature several talented artists. Drake...

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