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DeKalb welcomes Scottish rockers

Peter Zemeske

April 1, 2019

World renowned bagpipe rockers the Red Hot Chilli Pipers brought their Scottish-tinged rock covers and original music to the Egyptian Theatre Friday.Not to be confused with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers formed in Scotland in 2002 with the goal of fusing traditional Scottish music wi...

Coldplay creates cinematic concert

Noah Thornburgh

November 26, 2018

“Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams” is a movie about a camera-wielding friend with legendary foresight. Director Mat Whitecross began filming the four members of Coldplay before they were famous, when they were roommates at University College London in 1996. The movie is a two-hour biography spectac...

Editor’s choice playlist

Wooden guitar.

Sam Malone

April 13, 2017

1. “Purple Haze” by Jimi Hendrix2. “Sandcastles” by Beyoncé3. “Longview” by Green Day4. “Lucifer Sam” by Pink Floyd5. “Galway Girl” by Ed Sheeran6. “A Rush of Blood to the Head” by Coldplay7. “Where Did You Sleep Last Night?” by Nirvana8. “Lovely Mess” by Front Porch St...

‘Memories’ lacks memorable songs

Tatianna Salisbury

April 13, 2017

The Chainsmokers’ first full-length debut album, “Memories...Do Not Open,” teased listeners with the singles, “Paris” and “Something Just Like This,” but its notes fell flat upon the Friday release.The duo, made up of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, achieved tremendous success with their 2016 single...

Beats from the Street: Sept. 17

Beats from the Street: Sept. 17

Northern Star staff

September 18, 2015

Here is what music students had on their playlists this week:Kristin Patel, sophomore visual communications major, said she listens to a playlist called "Stuff I Like," which includes Coldplay, Rise Against and Awolnation. Patel said new music doesn't always work for her."New music gets me daydreaming," Patel said. "It's not like...

Predictions for the year’s biggest popularity contest

Predictions for the year's biggest popularity contest

Shelby Devitt

September 5, 2012

I stopped believing MTV’s Video Music Awards were a legitimate representation of the art of the music video in 2003 when the video for Missy Elliot’s “Work It” beat out the video for Johnny Cash’s powerful rendition of “Hurt” in the Video of the Year category. Much like MTV is not really ab...