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The Chronicle Playlist: Oldies but Goodies

The Chronicle Playlist: Oldies but Goodies

By Palak Jayswal

March 5, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4O5eCAXBLbccJhxQh1Pkej?si=ci_8jj0FQeOMHFwGVcdKvQ Every day is a great day to play old music and get things done. With this in mind, we wanted to make a playlist of timeless songs that are sure to make you smile. Some are from long ago and some are more recent, but they all have the same effect. Here are some oldies, bu...

The Chronicle Playlist: We Found Love in a Hopeless Place

The Chronicle Playlist: We Found Love in a Hopeless Place

By Palak Jayswal

February 14, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/13ByezGQ1oeEP9mxQAm55g?si=vS7Kev_MRB-wX2l1m326-A Love songs — you either love them or love to hate them. It's the perfect time of year for mushy romantic ballads and declarations of devotion — and even if you're not feeling the love, there are plenty of g...

Artist of the Week: Alexander Norton III Singing Ever Sweeter

Artist of the Week: Alexander Norton III Singing Ever Sweeter

By Madge Slack

January 30, 2019

  Alexander Norton III is a senior here at the University of Utah who is currently pursuing a double major. His degrees will be a Bachelor of Science in political science and an Honors Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in vocal performance. In short: He’s an opera singer. Once upon a t...

Visiting Professor Viktor Valkov Impresses in His Faculty Recital

Visiting Professor Viktor Valkov Impresses in His Faculty Recital

By Josh Petersen

January 23, 2019

  It was a rainy night on Jan. 17, but for the audience inside the Libby Gardner Concert Hall, there was an entirely different kind of thunder. In his faculty recital, Department of Music visiting professor Viktor Valkov showed off his technical skill on a wide range of piano selections. Throughout...

Holiday Throwback: Singing Sacred Texts

Holiday Throwback: Singing Sacred Texts

By Hannah Keating

January 15, 2019

  In recent years, one of the biggest debates during the holiday season is the “war on Christmas,” a tug-of-war between the secular and the sacred in our society. The inclusivity of the words “winter” or “holiday” to respect how people wish to spend the season can be politically a...

Petersen: My Favorite Songs of 2018

Petersen: My Favorite Songs of 2018

By Josh Petersen

December 23, 2018

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/74Armf915mp5TgAtQ4kmuF?si=k4ciXIuQRT2JdUnubPg68A 2018 was a difficult, exhausting year, but at least we could take solace in great music that provided both an escape from and a reflection of our increasingly troubled world. This was quietly a great year...

Jayswal: My Favorite Albums of 2018

Jayswal: My Favorite Albums of 2018

By Palak Jayswal

December 12, 2018

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4yFTD72PcYpqNt8pahvSVT?si=tvnD4xRcSp-K1kOeQ2wI-A 2018 was a hard year in many different ways, but at least it was a year where new music thrived. It seems that across a wide range of genres, 2018 was a time of revolution in music. Artists reached new heights ...

University of Utah Student Kirby Dorsey Releases New Song “Stranger”

University of Utah Student Kirby Dorsey Releases New Song “Stranger”

By Adelina Whitten

December 9, 2018

  It’s hard to keep up with schoolwork when there are multitudes of extracurriculars you may want to participate in. It’s difficult to do, but not impossible. University of Utah student Kirby Dorsey defeats the odds as a musician, songwriter and traveler. The undergraduate tackles a horde...

The Chronicle Playlist: Winter Chill

The Chronicle Playlist: Winter Chill

By Alaikia Marielle

November 16, 2018

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5ISbQGGuLztzLxlN7gmWdt?si=bWhfhP_uRZq6wWv9GtCeoA Holiday music isn’t for everyone. Jingle bells and the infinite versions of the same songs over and over wear us down, year after year. Here are 18 subtly on-point songs for the season: songs that you coul...

“Malibu Nights” is a Wonderfully Cathartic Breakup Album

“Malibu Nights” is a Wonderfully Cathartic Breakup Album

By Palak Jayswal

November 14, 2018

  The alternative pop band LANY (the name is an acronym for Los Angeles, New York) released their new album “Malibu Nights” on Oct. 5. The nine-track sophomore album is a tribute to the process of navigating through a broken heart. Though it deals with tough emotions, “Malibu Nights” ...

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