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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...

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Editor’s choice playlist

By 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?”...

‘Sound City’ album inspires rock fans

By Kevin Bartelt | March 20, 2013

Most of rock music isn’t what it used to be in the 20th century. Ungodly amounts of pop music have infected our once pure brains. Kids cannot appreciate a classic like “Stairway to Heaven” but can jam out to “Thrift Shop” like it is their job...

Album covers stand alone

By Chris Krapek and Troy Doetch | April 10, 2011

DeKALB | The Nirvana baby, the Beatles walking across Abbey Road, Andrew W.K.'s bloody nose. -- some album covers are as iconic and evocative as the music itself. Sheet Music and Record Albums: Graphics of Their Time is a new exhibition in the NIU Art...