Category: music

Album Review: The Weeknd’s My Dear Melancholy

By Wafir Salih, Staff Writer When Abel Tesfaye — also known as The Weeknd — first came onto the music scene in 2011 it was with a series of mixtapes. These tapes were known for their moody atmosphere, drugged out…

Rising-artist Mannywellz makes waves

SOULFRO ARTIST By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Mannywellz, a 24-year-old Nigerian-American musician and Maryland native, is making moves in his career. He recently came out with his new EP “Soulfro,” which combines different musical genres, and will perform his…

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards

ICYMI: READ A RUN-DOWN OF THE 2018 GRAMMYS By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer The 60th Annual Grammy Awards took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday night. This year’s broadcast of the awards show was surely…

Hurricane Relief Concert raises $820 to unify music organizations

MASON’S MUSIC ORGANIZATIONS UNITE TOGETHER TO RAISE A HURRICANE RELIEF CONCERT  By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer On Nov. 19, Mason’s music organizations, the American Choral Directors Association, International Tuba Euphonium Association, Kappa Kappa Psi, National Association for Music Education, Phi…

Review: Lou the Human– “Humaniac”

NEW YORK NATIVE DROPS DEBUT MIXTAPE By James Stemple, Staff Writer When Lou the Human released his first song back in 2016, he quickly developed a fanbase. Now, Lou has released his debut mixtape, “Humaniac,” on Oct. 13 with fans…

Mason’s ASU Hosts Album Release Party for Silo Mentality

DMV-RAISED ARTISTS PERFORM THEIR SELF-MADE SONGS By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor George Mason’s Afghan Student Union (ASU) hosted a release party on Oct. 22 for Afghan-American rapper and Mason student Ahmad Mustafa Alnoor, otherwise known by stage name Silo Mentality….

All Things Go Fall Classic

A MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE MUSIC LOVERS OF D.C. By James Stemple and Basma Humadi, Staff Writer and Assistant Lifestyle Editor The fourth annual All Things Go Fall Classic premiered recently and featured acts from all kinds of genres across…

Coldplay ‘lights’ up FedEx field

IT WAS A SKY FULL OF STARS AND FIREWORKS AT COLDPLAY’S CONCERT  By Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor Going to concerts always seems to happen for me during the summer, specifically in August. It happened this year, when I got early…