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Best three albums of 2016

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

Every year, my family and friends all email each other and pick their top 10 albums of the year. I wanted to take a crack at this as well, however I will keep it short, as I choose and explain my reasoning behind my top three favorite albums of 2016. Number Three - Green Day: Revolution Radio As unusua...

Born to Run or Born in the USA

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

When it comes to  Bruce Springsteen, most people love the wide variety he has laid out over the years. However, the question that divides most fans is “Born to Run” or “Born in the USA?” The two albums were monumental in both Springsteen’s career and Rock ‘n’ Roll history. Each one...

Opening act steals the show

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion

On Jan. 31, I had the pleasure of making the trek up to Winnipeg to the 110 year-old Burton Cummings Theater to see one of my favorite bands, Hollerado, and a band new to me, The Sam Roberts Band. Upon walking into the theater, we found the merch table of Hollerado. We were surprisingly greeted by N...

Dreams do come true

Dreams do come true

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 27
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

UND Senior Cameron Campbell lives a double life. While he formulates his senior capstone, he also prepares for traveling every month for a gig with his band. Junior high is when Cameron began his passion for music, playing with his friends at school. In those days, he mostly played punk music....

Cameron’s Corner, The Hold Steady

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
November 22
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

“She said always remember, never to trust me. She said that the first night that she met me. She said there’s going to come a time where I’m going to have to go, with whoever’s going to get me the highest” Craig Finn, front man for the band The Hold Steady sings this lyric to open up they’re...

Cameron’s Corner, The Replacements

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
November 18
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

The Twin Cities have always been a hot bed for music of all genres. The city’s scene has created musicians such as Doomtree, Soul Asylum, The Hold Steady, and of course, Prince. There is a stereotype that comes with your identity if you are from Minnesota. It is believed that musically we only listen...

New Politics sold-out

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

In the music world today, sometimes it is hard to find a band that’s unique and special. It’s even harder to find a band that fuses two genres of music together and does it well. In 2009, a band called New Politics from Copenhagen, Denmark formed and released their first full length album (self-titled)...

Pat the Bunny, “Probably Nothing Possibly Everything”

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

It’s hard to go wrong with a musician who refers to himself as “Pat the Bunny.”  The man behind this intriguing stage name is folk punk musician Pat Schneeweis. Pat, best known as Pat the Bunny, got his start playing folk punk in Arizona playing random house parties and on the street. Folk...

Cameron’s Corner, “Winter Wheat ” shines through

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

The front-runner of the Winnipeg music scene is finally back with his new solo record “Winter Wheat.” Samson, a native to Winnipeg released his second solo album on Oct. 21 this year. Samson has been in two bands prior to going solo, including popular groups Propagandhi and The Weakerthans. Both wer...

The Ghost Inside, still swinging

Cameron Campbell, Opinion writer
October 25
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion

Some people may say that hardcore music is an acquired taste. This riff heavy, aggressive genre is something that may turn a lot of people away before ever taking a chance to listen to the lyrics beneath the surface. However, for me, there is one band in particular that really steps away from the gene...

Cameron’s Corner: The Clash’s “London Calling”

Cameron Campbell, Opinion writer
October 14
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion

No other band has ever stood out more to me than The Clash. Especially their 1979 classic punk album, “London Calling.” The Clash consisted of four English punks signed to CBS records in 1977 after playing very few shows and little to no actual headlining gigs. They soon would become one of, or ma...

Cameron’s Corner: worst tribute ever

Cameron’s Corner: worst tribute ever

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
October 11
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion

Oct 23 will mark the 10th Anniversary of My Chemical Romance’s album, “The Black Parade.” This album was very influential and left a huge mark in the pop punk scene, goth scene and overall music scene. In promotion for the album hitting its first big landmark, the band is rereleasing the album fully rema...

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