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Gwen Stefani “Comeback” Proves Less than Stellar

Gwen Stefani “Comeback” Proves Less than Stellar

Rayne Crivelli, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014


Filed under Music, Showcase

In conjunction with her first season as a judge on The Voice, Gwen Stefani is scheduled to release her third studio album (her first solo album since Sweet Escape, which debuted over six years ago). “Baby Don’t Lie” is her first single off of the still unnamed album and it leaves a bit to be desir...

Forgive Me, For I Used to Hate The National

Forgive Me, For I Used to Hate The National

Cameron Conner, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014


Filed under Editor's Picks, Music, Showcase

As much as it pains me to admit this, until recently I really could not stand The National. I used to let out an ominous hiss at the sight of my peers posting grayscale pictures of whatever their newest album was at the time. I found comfort in perpetually rolling my eyes at the thought of people actually...

Mary Lambert showing a whole different side of her with her new Album “Heart on My Sleeve”

Mary Lambert showing a whole different side of her with her new Album “Heart on My Sleeve”

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014


Filed under Music, Showcase

Mary Lambert’s debut album Heart on My Sleeve broke through the surface of the music industry on October 14, 2014. Lambert may best be known for featuring on the Grammy-winning single “Same Love” for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Lambert appeared in the chord of the “Same Love” single repeated...

UGA Marching Band Performs for Forsyth

UGA Marching Band Performs for Forsyth

Bim Peacock, Photo Editor

November 20, 2014


Filed under Music, Showcase

The University of Georgia Redcoat Marching Band recently came to Forsyth County to perform. The event “Forsyth County Marching Band Exhibition” occurred on October 7 at West Forsyth High School.  The UGA Band presented a variety of routines throughout the duration of the event. Among the performan...

Discover Love(craft)

Discover Love(craft)

Erin Dickman, Social Media and Promotions

October 13, 2014


Filed under Features, Music

  In the back of Inman & Perk, looking out onto a brick-walled alley of Gainesville, Georgia, I got to chat with three abstract guys who found their passion in creating alternative music. Love(craft) is an upcoming, local band consisting of Cameron Conner, Graham Dowdy, and Jimmy Weaver who...

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