Newport Folk Festival limited edition vinyl package sells out within hours

By Ethan Bloomfield, Contributor Attention vinyl fans: another great sale has already come and gone! A pre-order for the limited vinyl release of music-icon collaboration album A Change is Gonna Come sold out within a few hours. The vinyl was released in support of the Newport Festivals Foundation, a charity created in 2010 “to support…

Mavis Staples announced as Nelsonville Music Festival Sunday headliner

By Emily DiAlbert, Copy Editor [Photo courtesy of Nelsonville Music Festival] The Nelsonville Music Festival (NMF) announced Mavis Staples, a Kennedy Center honoree and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, as the 15th-annual festival’s Sunday headliner last Wednesday. Staples will join other performers–including Tyler Childers, The Breeders and Death Cab for Cutie–for the four-day event in June. Read more: Nelsonville…

Album Review: Hozier – Nina Cried Power

By Taylor Linzinmeir, Contributor [Columbia; 2018] Rating: 7/10 Key Tracks: “Nina Cried Power”, “NFWMB” After years of anticipation, Hozier has gracefully walked out of the shadows and bestowed new music upon the world. After the Irish musician’s rise to U.S. stardom in 2014 following his debut single “Take Me to Church”, a rigorous touring schedule…