They say lightning never strikes twice, and for it to happen in the music industry is often a challenging feat. However, Dan Auerbach, lead singer and guitarist of The Black Keys, has got that metaphorical lightning down to a science.
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Compton emcee Kendrick Lamar released his sophomore album on March 16th. This album has been dubbed a surprise album due to the lack of information revealed prior to its release. When Kendrick Lamar revealed the title for To Pimp a Butterfly it led to a lot of speculation about what the subject matter and soundscape of this album would be.
Friday, March 13th, the university’s Florida Players performed their opening night of the show Killer Joe. Nick Chinaris, director of the show, described it in a short interview on the group's Facebook as a “black comedy, so even though there are dark moments, there are still laughs.”
If you’re reading this, it’s about Drake. Actually, it’s about Drake’s surprise mixtape he released on February 12th.
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Thursday night, the High Dive, a bar and venue in downtown Gainesville, hosted live music performed by Turquoise Jeep and Solar Ellipsis.
With the production of the movie Pitch Perfect and the rising fame of The Sing Off-winning group Pentatonix, A’ Capella music is gaining popularity again. The University Auditorium here on Florida’s campus hosted a performance by an all men’s A’ Capella group this past Friday. This group of men are very different than your college, pop-song cover group. The men of Chanticleer are Grammy award winning professionals, who performed a program of songs that provided a truly magical experience for those in attendance.