U2 continues “leaked album” trend

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ On Sept. 9, Apple unveiled the new Apple Watch, the iPhone 6 and Apple Pay at its media event. At the end, U2 performed, and Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the album would be available for free to iTunes users. A day or so later, the album showed up on the iPhone’s “Cloud.” U2’s lead singer Bono wrote an online essay entitled “Remember Us?” He wrote that the band wants to get its music to “as many people as possible,” CBS News Online said. He also wrote, “For the people out there who have … Continue reading U2 continues “leaked album” trend

Switchfoot’s “Fading West” comes to Cincinnati’s The Underground

By: Hollis Conners Grammy Award-winning rock band, Switchfoot, continued its 43-city tour in Cincinnati in anticipation of its ninth studio album in Jan. 2014. Switchfoot performed at The Underground on Oct. 3, playing old favorites such as “Dare You to Move” and “Dark Horses,” as well as three new songs from the band’s upcoming album, “Fading West.” This tour offered fans a unique experience. Before the music began, the audience was able to have a viewing of the band’s music and self-produced surfing documentary, “Fading West.” Those in attendance were able to see Switchfoot like never before. The audience watched … Continue reading Switchfoot’s “Fading West” comes to Cincinnati’s The Underground

“Welcome to Night Vale” offers laughs

By: Gina Carfagno Hilarious wit and mystery have been greeting listeners of the new hit podcast “Welcome to Night Vale” since it began. Developed by Joseph Fink and Jeffery Cranor, “Welcome to Night Vale” has been quickly gaining a strong online following since its first airing in June of this year. The podcast is about a middleof- nowhere desert town called Night Vale where strange things are always happening. The podcast is in the form of a community radio station hosted by the narrator Cecil Baldwin. In Night Vale, events that would be considered hugely problematic and worthy of investigation … Continue reading “Welcome to Night Vale” offers laughs