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Mason Student Luke Pierce Releases Album

Senior Luke Pierce talks about the inspirations behind his new album and his plans for the future BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Mason is home to many talented musicians, and senior music major Luke Pierce is no exception. You might have…

Hidden Hangouts: Epicure Cafe

Photo by Kim Bartenfelder Epicure Cafe off Lee Highway has music, good decor, and authentic Mediterranean dishes. BY KIM BARTENFELDER   The beginning of a new semester at Mason is a breath of fresh air, but the return to Fairfax…

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….

REZZ electrified echostage

ELECTRONIC ARTIST, REZZ LIGHTS UP ECHOSTAGE By Tyler Shields, Staff Writer On Sept. 30 a very special guest brought powerful rhythm and booming bass hits to the thousands of concert goers at Washington, D.C.’s Echostage. It was Rezz’s Echostage debut…