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Discover Weekly: The Arcade’s guide to new music

Discover Weekly: The Arcade's guide to new music

Jessica Galloway, Arcade Editor

February 8, 2018

Seeking saucy new study tunes? Appropriate additions to your pre-game playlist? Something soulful to drown out the sound of your roommate's snoring? Check out The Arcade's Discover Weekly, where we introduce you to sick new jams based on the songs you know and love. If you liked anything from "2"...

Brockhampton rebrands ‘boy bands’ at House of Blues

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Nurah Lambert, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2018

In the post-One Direction era of music, the term "boy band" has expanded to include a wider range of genres, subject matters and people. As a boy band for the internet age, Brockhampton, comprised of 14 members, fully embraces this identity. The group kicked off its second tour, "Love Your Parents Tour -...

Hip Hop Nutcracker dazzles with new twist on old classic

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Julia Ferro, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017

For better or for worse, the end of Thanksgiving has ushered in the holiday season. This means twinkling lights, ABC’s 25 Days of Christmas and, most importantly, music. Some of the most famous Christmas songs come from Tchaikovsky's instantly recognizable The Nutcracker. The ballet premiered in 189...

Tyler, the Creator takes heartfelt approach to his performance at Joy Theater

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Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor

November 28, 2017

Though known for his outrageous antics and blasphemous lyrics, one being "Then my dick went limp so, took about 3 pills of Extenzo/Now my dick's longer than a 5 door limo," Tyler, the Creator's Nov. 20 show in New Orleans was surprisingly laid back. Early in the evening, young people — many dressed in Ty...

Tulane student musicians discuss new single in Arcade Q&A

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Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

November 21, 2017

Tulane students Josh Mosier and TJ Washington recently published the genre-bending single, "Whatchu Need," on SoundCloud and Spotify. The duo has several upcoming performances, including a Nov. 30 gig at The Dragon's Den. Mosier recently performed individually at Gasa Gasa, opening for pop singer Ze...

The Shins redeem low-energy concert with epic encore

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Josh Axelrod, Arcade Editor

November 21, 2017

By the end of The Shins' Nov. 14 concert at The Civic Theatre, lead vocalist James Mercer could barely speak. He croaked out a barely audible "Thank you very much" and left the stage. The singer informed concertgoers that he had a sore throat and wasn't feeling great. Grimacing throughout the entire...

Noname delivers on authenticity and soul at Tipitina’s

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Chloe Christian, Contributing Reporter

November 19, 2017

In today's era of modern experimental rap, Noname covers important topics poetically and energetically. With insightful lyrics, Noname's music provokes conversation on black feminism, opportunity and the human experience. The fun and optimistic energy of her music translated onstage. On Nov. 14, Chicag...

Saint Motel proves they’re just New Orleans’ type in Tipitina’s performance

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Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

November 17, 2017

On Monday, Nov. 6, indie-pop-rock band Saint Motel took an ecstatic audience back to the '90s. In a performance bursting with youthful optimism and feel-good vibes, the Los Angeles four-piece brought charisma and passion to Tipitina's stage. Saint Motel's performance was preceded first by quirky,...

Japandroids and Cloud Nothings verify punk’s not dead

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Jane Prior, Contributing Reporter

November 17, 2017

Republic New Orleans is a venue already well-lit with haunted chandeliers and Edison-style bulbs, but punk bands Cloud Nothings and Japandroids did the most to light the place last Friday. Though the two bands operate within the same sub-genre of rock, their performance styles contrasted just enough...

BUKU Lineup Reaction: MGMT and SZA headline music fest

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Luke Bravo, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017

Only the first of three waves of BUKU Music + Art Project artists has been released so far, but at this point, music fans know many big names will be taking the stage this coming March. Two headliners, MGMT and SZA, will be sure to electrify the crowds with loud electronic pop, and Bassnectar will bring...

Crowd begs alt-J to “please don’t go” at Orpheum Theater

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Emily Meyer, Senior Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017

White lights flashed, crowds shouted, smoke billowed and then — darkness. Finally, alt-J moved onto the stage and opened with the smooth instrumentals of "3WW." The British trio performed Monday at the Orpheum Theater, integrating music from all three of its albums, "An Awesome Wave," "This Is...

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience 2017 brought entertaining performances to eager attendees

Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor

November 12, 2017

This year's Voodoo Music + Arts Experience demonstrated what happens when a series of music acts from all over convene en masse in the culture hub of New Orleans: beautiful melodies and happy people. With many big acts already on the festival circuit and several smaller, indie acts, Voodoo provided a...