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Arcade Fire album “Reflektor” gets mythic

By Bradley Garrett Barnes What if electronic music duo Daft Punk didn’t get lucky? What if they had stayed up all night attempting to make music and were empty-handed? What kind of album would they have made if they went home and opened a bottle of Pernod wine and wrote a few songs about their failed […]

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New sounds are coming from Radio Free Pensacola

By Josh Morton  Nick Zangari has stacks of vinyl records, CDs, cassette tapes and eight tracks of his favorite bands and comedy bits dating back to the 70s  Fred Touchette is ready to provide an alternative to AM/FM radio and wants to highlight some of Pensacola’s local musical talents and unsigned bands. Rick Outzen wants […]

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Dig this: Jazz band blows at UWF Music Hall

By Amanda Shaffer Stage lights glistened on trumpets, basses, a keyboard, bongos, piano, guitar, a drum set, and of course, a saxophone in the University of West Florida’s Center for Fine and Performing Arts Center Music Hall on Sunday afternoon. An Afternoon with En’Trigue filled the hall with the smooth sounds of jazz, along with […]

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Cosplayers and fanboys descend on Fandom Con

By Antonio Jones Fans of anime, science fiction, video games and more are going to release their inner geek at the University of West Florida for FANdom Con 2013. The multigenre convention will be held in the UWF Commons.  Attendees can dress in costume, battle in card games and meet artist at the event held […]

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Stuck inside of Mobile: One man’s experience of Bayfest 2013

By Jesse Farthing My BayFest expectations were low to begin with. I knew almost none of the bands, but, hey, there were so many playing I thought that I could assure myself that someone wouldn’t suck. Those expectations hit rock bottom when the organizers announced that only the headlining stages were going to play because […]

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Argos! Set sail with Homecoming!

Tuesday, Oct. 8 Search for the Golden Fleece UWF Campus All day event A Golden Fleece will be hidden on campus. Participants will be left clues via Facebook and Twitter. Prizes include the fleece, spirit competition points, and a backstage pass to the homecoming kickoff with our special performer, T-Pain. Free shirts and other special […]

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Rhymes drop at Rap Battle

By Alisa Festagallo Neon and black lights lit up the center stage as students packed in, jamming out to the latest rap music. Judges sat on couches ready to hear rappers spit their rhymes, while contestants were in their separate corners getting ready for battle. The Campus Activity Board hosted a Rap Battle in the […]

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Crowds jam in silence with Headphone Disco

By Morganne Lennig A newly installed disco ball helped light up the crowd of pulsating bodies as people gathered at Vinyl Music Hall in downtown Pensacola Saturday night to experience the “surreal spectacle” that is a headphone disco. Downtown Pensacola is accustomed to music and high energy coming from the corner of Garden and Palafox […]

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Arctic Monkeys paint musical scenery on their fifth album ‘AM’

By Josh Morton The title for the new Arctic Monkeys’ album “AM” works on more than one level. Besides the obvious connection that it is the abbreviation of the band name, there is the undeniable sense that this is an album that will hit the hardest when played after midnight; a fact that front man […]

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Don’t call it a comeback with RadioLive

By Antonio Jones Get ready to jam to some great music because RadioLive is live again on WUWF Public Media after a two-year hiatus. RadioLive was around for 20 years before repeated budget cuts put it to rest. Now thanks to the Clark, Partington, Hart, Larry, Bond and Stackhouse law firm, RadioLive will be back […]

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