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Review: “Apolonio” balances youthful yearning and angst with playful, dreamy sounds

Review: “Apolonio” balances youthful yearning and angst with playful, dreamy sounds
November 10, 2020
Omar Apollo smoothly weaves together the all too relatable experiences of youth, including traversing turbulent relationships, figuring out one’s identity and learning to love oneself. 

Mercer softball player-turned-singer dazzles Macon 

Bailey Grace Pattison has been singing from a young age.
November 4, 2020
Bailey Grace Pattison won Macon's 487 Sings United competition this summer, earning the $2,500 grand prize and the ability to record a track at Capricorn Sound Studios.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired women for decades. For these Mercer students, she represented the progress of a generation

Cyanotype print by Craig Coleman
October 5, 2020
Justice Ginsburg was the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and championed gender equality throughout her legal career. For these Mercer women, she's an inspiration.

Review: Ascend into a hypnotic album from Sufjan Stevens

Review: Ascend into a hypnotic album from Sufjan Stevens
October 2, 2020
On Sept. 25, Sufjan Stevens released his eighth studio album, “The Ascension." Each track adds another level to the hypnotic feeling this record gives off. The album is incredibly dense, instrumentally and lyrically.

Macon Artist: The Blane Dunnam Band adapts to performing during a pandemic

The Blane Dunnam Band sets up before their concert Sept. 11.
October 1, 2020
Blane Dunnam is a solo artist and fronts the Blane Dunnam Band, During the COVID-19, Dunnam and the band had to adjust to performing during a pandemic.

Five artists you should be listening to this fall

Five artists you should be listening to this fall
September 19, 2020
Looking for new artists to listen to? Whether you’re making a new study playlist or jamming out with a few friends, here are five artists that you should definitely be listening to this fall.

Alternative albums you missed this summer

Alternative albums you missed this summer
September 19, 2020
This summer was a boon for fans of alternative music as artists worldwide dropped new albums. Here are four of the best records from summer 2020 to add to your playlist.

Here are four albums to uplift your mood post-quarantine

Here are four albums to uplift your mood post-quarantine
September 17, 2020
Undoubtedly, this stressful time has impacted our mental health. Whether that impact has been for better or for worse, listening to music can be a healthy way to stay sane. This time has also given us an opportunity to relive some of the most iconic moments in music that may have defined our lives at one point, or discover new music that you’ll be listening to way after quarantine. Either way, here are some albums to uplift your mood.

COVID-19 pushes new advancements within the School of Music

Music student Melody Little receives instruction from Piano 1 professor Gail Pollock during the COVID-19 outbreak. Pollock also said that she disinfects the area with Pledge Antibacterial Surface Cleaner between classes.
September 10, 2020
Ever wonder how an in-class mask mandate applies to singers and other musicians within Mercer University’s School of Music? Singers and other musicians are required to wear masks even while singing or playing their instruments — but how is that possible?

LGBT musicians you should check out

LGBT musicians you should check out
April 28, 2020
I’ve gathered some of my favorite LGBT musicians who are just as deserving of shower concerts and playlists for your crush.

Defining your music taste

Defining your music taste
April 14, 2020
Learning to define your music taste is like learning a new skill — you must work at it consistently until you reach a level of mastery. Here are ways to work towards defining your music taste.

Small artists you are big-time missing out on

Small artists you are big-time missing out on
March 26, 2020
Deviating from the mainstream might be uncomfortable at first, but doing so will ultimately enrich your listening experience.
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