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Jim James delivers dynamic solo album

Barry Winslow February 28, 2013

For those of you familiar with the southern-tinged hard rock of My Morning Jacket, then the name Jim James is all too familiar. The band’s charismatic, hefty-bearded frontman is back, but this time...

Conservation biologist to speak at public forum

Barry Winslow February 21, 2013

For students in love with nature or drawn in by the world’s natural habitat — or simply wondering how to do more to maintain the local landscape, then the Conservation and Sustainability Community...

Local Natives take flight with ‘Hummingbird’

Barry Winslow February 7, 2013

It is incredible how musical genres become less apparent and more difficult to pinpoint over time — perhaps this makes new artist finds more amusing and fun to listen to today. What remains true,...

Tame Impala smooths edges on sophomore album

Barry Winslow October 25, 2012

In a world where Top 40 pop hits and bass-heavy rap songs take over mainstream radio, it’s not hard to believe that psychedelic rock gets overshadowed in the music game. The 1960s were a time...

Grizzly Bear lifted even higher with ‘Shields’

Barry Winslow October 4, 2012

The booming, soothing and melodious harmonies of Grizzly Bear are back. The Brooklyn-based indie rock quartet known for their curious and explorative sound dominated by vocal harmony, recently...

Minus the Bear returns with cohesive fifth album

Barry Winslow September 13, 2012

Minus the Bear is back, and in solid fashion. The five-piece Seattle rock band, known for their spacey electronic rock riffs, complex time signatures and sprawling guitar loops, recently released...

Speedskating program closure affects athletes

Barry Winslow September 6, 2012

Just a few months ago, it became official that the United States Olympic Education Center (USOEC), located on NMU’s campus, would be closing its short track speedskating program due to financial issues....

NMU Baja club gearing up for Nationals

Barry Winslow June 6, 2011

After a surprisingly strong finish in February’s Michigan Technological University Winter Baja race, Northern Michigan University’s Baja Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing club has set its...

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