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Spin the night

February 24

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

UVM better prepare itself for “Something Un-expected”  happening on Saturday nights from 8 p.m.-10 p.m.WRUV 90.1’s own Bjorn Werner spins the feed Saturday under the DJ name BHE.Werner’s set consists of two hours of liv...

Rapper’s new single fights racism in U.S.

February 17

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Kendrick Lamar recently released an explosive and provocative track that caused a commotion in the hip-hop community.The song “Blacker the Berry” bluntly dissects the volatile racial crisis confronting African-Americans t...

Rapper rests in peace

February 3

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The hip-hop community was shocked and saddened at the sudden passing of Steven Rodriguez, 26, also known as A$AP Yams. He died Jan. 18.Rodriguez was the founder and mastermind behind A$AP Mob.He was a hip-hop encyclopedia. His vas...

Local artists talk future in Burlington

Becca Friedlander

December 3

Filed under Archives, Artist Spotlight, Arts

Burlington artists gathered in the SPACE gallery Nov. 13 in a fashion resembling the knights of King Arthur's court. The group was led by Christy Mitchell of the SPACE gallery, independent artist Clark Derbes and Art Map Burli...

Basement rock unearthed

Jacob Holzman

December 3

Filed under Archives, Artist Spotlight, Arts

Garages and rock go hand in hand - there is an entire genre of music entitled "garage rock." In rock n' roll, the basement band is the true emblem of what it means to be "in it for the music," the chief symbol of youthful energy a...

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