The Spur

Stream or Skip: Please Excuse Me For Being Anti-Social by Roddy Ricch

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Collin Drey, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

Best Tracks: Intro, The Box, Start wit Me, Peta, Boom Boom Room, High Fashion, Prayers to the Trap God, Tip Toe, War Baby Worst Tracks: Perfect Time, Moonwalkin, Roll Dice

Grammy Highlight Reel

A photo of an audience at a formal ceremony.

Sara Karpen, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, January 26. What a night it was! There were lots of great performances, and many surprising winners throughout the night. The big winner of the night was Billie Eilish. Eilish won 5 out of her 6 n...

The Fall Festival of Song

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Olivia Chester, Staff Writers

November 12, 2019

The Fall Festival of Song is a showcase recital for voice students that includes lower- and upper-division majors and minors and applied voice non-majors. All of their hours of practice culminated in this performance. Dr. Stephen Kingsbury, director of the SMSU Chorale, Bella Voce, Men’s Glee Club...

Nine: A gloomy and bleak album

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Nicklaus Ludwig, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

The new blink-182 album Nine was released on Sep. 20, 2019. It’s a great album for those who seek the nostalgia of the band’s early work. As for the progression as a band, this album isn’t the best.  When listening to Nine I find the same old same old punk band that I’ve enjoyed listening to. Nin...

Album Hour: Kirk by DaBaby

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Collin Drey, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

DaBaby has been one of the biggest new stars of this year due to his single “Suge”, his album Baby on Baby, and his numerous features. DaBaby has landed on a Chance the Rapper album and a Post Malone album. He’s also hopped on remixes that made the song even more popular, like “Truth Hurts”...

Breaking Down the Beat

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Collin Drey, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

With such a mix of party and relationship songs for singles, I had an initial worry that Hollywood’s Bleeding was basically going to be B&B part 2. But now after listening to the full album I can safely say it’s not. However, it’s a little worse off because of it. Since breaking onto the ...

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