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Juneau wins Battle of the Bands 2020

ACE Concerts Chair AJ Vos poses with the winner of Battle of the Bands 2020, Juneau. Photo by Lauren Wessell.

Jenna Tripp, Layout Editor

February 12, 2020

With homecoming week coming to a close, Battle of the Bands 2020 hosted by ACE was the best way to get together with fellow Seahawks and listen to great music. Located in Burney Center at 7 p.m., the four bands competed for the first place cash prize of $500 for the best band of 2020! This year the competitors...

Grammy nominated Jazzmeia Horn visits UNCW

Photo courtesy of UNCW website.

William Becker, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Jazzmeia Horn is a 28-year-old jazz vocalist from Dallas, Texas. To say her vocal performance is impressive would be a criminal understatement. In 2013, she won the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Competition. Then in 2015, she won the Thelonious Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition before her...

Aly & AJ headline ACE’s 2019 Big Show

Aly and Aj perform for UNCW students in Kenan Auditorium on Oct. 24. Photo by Brenna Flanagan.

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

November 3, 2019

It is hard to believe the sister duo Aly & Aj took the stage in Kenan Auditorium just over a week ago, treating UNC Wilmington with childhood nostalgia and modern synth-pop songs. After months of anticipation, UNCW and the Association of Campus Entertainment (ACE) hosted the band on Oct. 24, 2019. The...

Swans review: a wonderfully melancholic listen

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William Becker, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Going through the entire Swans discography is one of the most interesting musical experiences I have ever had, which is somewhat unfortunate, considering the fact that unless you are a die-hard fan of Anthony Fantano (The Needle Drop) or really like experimental music, you have probably never heard of...

Embrace “nothing” with Korn’s 13th studio album

IRVINE, CA - AUGUST 30, 2019 Singer Jonathan Davis, center, and bass player Reginald Arvizu, background, perform with Korn at the Five Point Amphitheatre in Irvine on August 30, 2019. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times/TNS)

William Becker, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Korn is an interesting blend of genres and might be the poster child for what we now know as nu-metal (if you do not know what nu-metal is, think Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, Deftones, Slipknot and System of a Down to get an idea.) Since their self-titled debut in 1994, Korn has produced an odd blend of...

TOOL releases album after keeping fans waiting for 13 years

TOOL releases album after keeping fans waiting for 13 years

William Becker, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

“Fear Inoculum” is the first full-length TOOL album since their 2006 release, “10,000 Days.” Since the release of the last TOOL album, Pluto has lost its status as a planet, North Korea conducted its first-ever nuclear tests, Saddam Hussein was put to death, George Carlin died, the last “Ha...

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