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Marvin Gaye's revolutionary impact on music can easily be heard today

Marvin Gaye’s revolutionary impact on music can easily be heard today

by Ryan Hardison and Trinity Bland // April 21, 2021

If called upon, an overwhelming majority of Americans would likely recognize their country’s national anthem.  Not really by choice as the sluggish...

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Quick Take: What makes Silk Sonic’s “Leave the door open” so nostalgic?

Quick Take: What makes Silk Sonic’s “Leave the door open” so nostalgic?

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // March 17, 2021

What happens when you combine two of the best R&B singers, live performers, and soulful beings that music has ever seen? Let’s dive in.  Begun...

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Myles Watkins dropped his album “Soul - Fi (aka 30 Minutes of Quality Tunes)

Alumnus releases a lo-fi album, book podcast

by Kirstie Burgess, Staff Writer // March 20, 2020

With a love for lo-fi and a dream, graduate student Myles Watkins, also known as Myles the Squire, recently dropped his first full-length album “Soul...

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History of Motown class offers rich insight on modern pop music

History of Motown class offers rich insight on modern pop music

by Scarlet Keolanui, Contributor // March 2, 2016

Motown music began as the Motown record label in the 1960s and evolved into its own  sound, a style of soul music with pop influences that’s still prevalent...

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