• Posts Tagged ‘music’

    Deconstructing the “Emo Revival”

    by  • October 23, 2013 • Features, News • 1 Comment

    A collage of artists referenced in Stereogum's "12 Bands You Need to Know From the Emo Revival" article. Bands like the The World is a Beautiful Place, Into it Over It, You Blew It Empire Empire (I was a Lonely Estate) were among the list of many who were highly referenced in this article. (PHOTO/Stereogum.com)

    by RYAN MCGRATH Within the last couple of weeks there has been numerous debate amongst music purists who have drawn out conclusions that have ultimately predicted the revival of the emo genre. The recent debate of the emo revival sparked different perspectives from various Ramapo College students who were highly infatuated with the genre. Even though sophomore...

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    Students Say “No” To iOS 7

    by  • October 2, 2013 • Features, Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    The control center makes it easier to access useful applications.

    By AMANDA SICILIANO The iOS 7 update brings a whole new design into view, changing the way Apple products will be used, but some users are not impressed. A control center brings easy access to convenient apps such as Airplane mode, Wi-Fi, brightness, and even an added flashlight feature. The camera application now has a ‘square’ option,...

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    Edgewater Arts and Music Festival Inspires Creatives Locally

    by  • September 17, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    Practicing the art of Seimei.

    By JASMINE DURSUN When the scents of Italian fine dining ignite your nostrils, the vivid colors and patterns of tribal clothing delight your irises, and the warmness of artistic innovation lifts your spirit, you know you’re at the Edgewater Music and Arts Festival. September is the month for creative souls as summer comes to an end...

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    Facebook Connects Campus Music Community

    by  • September 17, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    The Facebook group Jamapo brings together many different members within the music community throughout the entire campus. Photo/Ryan McGrath

    By RYAN MCGRATH Through the use of social media, a spark of unity has been ignited within Ramapo College’s music community.  The Facebook group, Jamapo, is a page that provides students with the opportunity to makes connections with one another through sharing their common interests and passions towards music. Members of the Jamapo group page can...

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    Living the Dream His Way: Mike Zamani’s Journey

    by  • May 13, 2013 • News • 3 Comments

    Zamani and some words that he lives by PHOTO/Brianna Farulla

    By BRIANNA FARULLA He had been at band practice for the past five hours. After months of recording, Time Will Tell’s debut full-length album is finally complete. This means that it is time for them to master the new set that they will play on a worldwide tour this upcoming summer. Their goal is to...

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    Aegaeon and Dark Sermon: The Opening Act

    by  • March 9, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    Ocean of Illusions, December 2012 PHOTO/MIKE MONTALTO

    The band was highly anticipating their first big show on March 4, in Deer Park, NY. They would finally have the honor of playing alongside well-known death metal bands Aegaeon and Dark Sermon. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, the band discovered that they would have to wait a bit longer for their big break. Ocean...

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    Jersey Boys, a Timeless Revival

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    jersey boys

    The hit play Jersey Boys is taking Broadway by storm. It opened in 2005 and is stil one of the most popular musicals to date. But how do they keep selling out night after night? Jersey Boys follows the rise of four young men from New Jersey to stardom and an eventual spot in the...

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    Creating a Career Out of a Passion for Music

    by  • December 20, 2012 • Features • 1 Comment

    Heissenbuttel playing the keyboards at a show. Photo/FACEBOOK.

    By KRISTEN GARAFANO The sound of a piano being played echoes throughout the room that has power cords and amps spread from one side to the other. The drummer beats down on the cymbals as the guitarist strums a melody that resonates off the walls, and the lead singer passionately sings into a microphone. This is...

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