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Night Riots talks new EP, musical influences
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Night Riots talks new EP, musical influences

  With a sound that rivals today’s top indie-rock bands and a determination that is rare in even the most well-known artists, the indie-rock quintet Night Riots is proving the value of talent and single-mindedness. Since the 2010 release of the band’s first LP “Into the Roaring,” the band, formerly called PK, has been touring,…

Culture, Music, Reviews

The Postelles’ new album proves to be summer staple

The Postelles are a New York-raised band going back to simpler sounds. Their sophomore album “… And It Shook Me” hit stores Tuesday with songs that range from indie and folksy to old-style pop rock. Their tracks have a pure quality that makes them reminiscent of a range of bands and styles, particularly The Strokes, whose…

Culture, Music, Reviews

Owel challenges listeners, breaks today’s formula

It’s rare to find an album that can surprise you. Music nowadays seems centered around technology rather than talent, marketing rather than true musical prowess, and formulaic songs that are easy to swallow, rather than tracks that challenge you. Owel’s self- titled album, released Tuesday, goes back to the root of what truly good music…

Culture, Music, Q & A + Profiles

Owel lead singer talks recording, new album

Owel is a new band breaking away from traditional sounds. The New Jersey quintet, which originally performed under the name Old Nick, released their debut album Tuesday. The band’s music has been featured in Spin Magazine’s Must Hear CD Sampler. With sounds reminiscent of Radiohead and Sigur Ros, Owel mixes striking lyrics with haunting music…

Culture, Reviews, Theater

‘King Lear’ receives royal reception

Discord and madness have come to UM’s Ring Theatre this February. The Department of Theater Arts and the College of Arts and Sciences are putting on a production of the classic Shakespeare play King Lear  through Saturday. Directed by Lee Soroko, the show is a spectacle to behold, with colorful costumes, intricately choreographed scenes and…

Culture

Gear up for a month of music, opportunity at Festival Miami

The start of October marks the kickoff of the Frost School of Music’s Festival Miami, a month-long event focused on bringing a variety of music to the University of Miami and South Florida. Open to students and community members alike, the festival focuses on four themes: Great Performances, Jazz and Beyond, Creative American Music and…

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