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The World Music Created: “Waiting For the End”

A series of short fiction pieces continuing the stories told in concept albums. This week’s article is a continuation of last week’s article inspired by Linkin Park’s “Waiting for the End.”1 “I’m going to the Yards today,” Liam announces over breakfast. Nathan looks up sharply. “Don’t look at me like that, you know our life

Iggy Azalea’s sophmore album complete success

Azalea’s sophomore studio release is an impressive demonstration of her rap and compositional abilities. The album is composed of mostly solid standalone tracks. Azalea delivers lyrically and pairs most of her raps with impressive backing melodies. Further, her use of guest artists is on point throughout the album, and the collaborations often foreshadow new chart

Lawrence hosts MIDSEM conference

Lawrence hosted the annual meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (MIDSEM) this past weekend, Friday, Apr. 4 through Sunday, Apr. 6. The conference was held mainly in the Music-Drama Center and WCC, and included world music workshops, academic paper presentations and panels, a keynote speaker and musical performances. Although the Society