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Genres: Indie-pop, Indie-rock, Electronica, Indie-folk Release: UK- March 10, 2014 on Deram Records US- April 1, 2014 on Decca Records Last year, I was watching a video on YouTube when I noticed a suggested video with an interesting thumbnail titled “‪Dan Croll‪ - From Nowhere.” I decided that I was bored and clicked on the video. Little did I know that I was in...
Jack Ü Skrillex & Diplo Present Jack Ü OWSLA and Mad Decent Released February 27th, 2015 Genre: Trap, Dubstep, Electro House, Trap Rap, Pop Arguably the most anticipated collaboration of 2015, Jack Ü is a side group/project consisting of Skrillex and Diplo, artists who have heavily influenced and shaped the electronic music industry by their respective accomplishments. But, after surprising crowds with an unprecedented performance...
It's a Thursday night after sports practice. It's dinner time and I haven't eaten since lunch. My stomach releases various rumbles and growls. My hand is directed towards the fridge, opening it. However, there is no food in the fridge. I scramble to the pantry. Empty. Desperately hungry I decide to make a dash to Kroger where  I pick up...
Documentary Review Since 1987, the cable network A&E has run the popular “Biography” series, exploring the history of American companies and personalities. One such documentary chronicles the improbable rise of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream business, from its humble beginnings to its eventual financial success. The director first takes us to the childhood of Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, eventual...
Synopsis: In a dystopian future, teens are forced into an arena to fight to the death in order to portray the control the government has over the lower classes. This sequel to the first Hunger Games begins by showing the aftermath of the last bloodbath and how the winners, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Melark (Josh Hutcherson), have...
"The 1143-year-long war hand begun on false pretenses and only because the two races were unable to communicate." - The Forever War by Joe Haldeman It may seem like the battles between the Covenant, the Flood, and the Spartans have lasted for 1143 Xbox-years over the 12 calendar years since the first Halo game, Halo: Combat Evolved, was introduced by...
For several weeks of Fall 2011 The Roundup has had a poll in the bottom corner of its main page asking you, our readers, which music album you were anticipating the most this year. The choices were Blink-182’s Neighborhoods, Drake’s Take Care, Coldplay’s Mylo Xyloto, Switchfoot’s Vice Verses, Scott McCreery’s  Clear as Day, and J. Cole’s  Cole World: The...
A couple weekends ago was the inaugural Suburbia Music Festival in Plano, Texas.  The festival came about when promoters from the concert powerhouse Live Nation saw a need for a large festival in a suburban area, and saw Plano as the perfect spot.  Specifically what drew them was Oak Point Park and Nature Reserve in Plano.  An employee who frequently...

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