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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...

The Menzingers Review

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion, Uncategorized

Where do you go after your twenties are over — when the adolescence fades and you’re stuck managing the pressures of adulthood while holding onto the last breath of your youth? The Menzingers are a band that tries to tackle that very question as the underscoring theme of their new album. The Menzi...

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...

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...

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...

Cameron’s Corner, Cage the Elephant loses edge

Cameron’s Corner, Cage the Elephant loses edge

Cameron Campbell
October 7
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion

Cage the Elephant are one of the biggest bands in the alternative indie rock scene. They became popular after releasing their first album with hit songs such as “Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked” and “In One Ear”. After that, the band then started to gain more traction by avoiding their sophomore sl...

Cameron’s Corner: Reviewing Bowie

October 4
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Opinion

2016 has seen the world lose many great icons — from actors and actresses, sports stars to musicians. The affect has been felt everywhere. To me, there was no larger shock than the news that came on January 10, 2016. The news that David Bowie had died after losing a battle with cancer. David Bowi...

Cameron’s corner: “Fishing Blues” starts hot, then mellows

Cameron’s corner: “Fishing Blues” starts hot, then mellows

September 27
Filed under Opinion

The Twin Cities music scene has produced some of the best musicians in the country From The Replacements to Prince there isn’t another music hotbed like the Twin Cities. Over the years the sound of the Twins Cities has transformed from rock to Prince to rap and hip-hop. The label that brought this scen...

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