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Tribute to the last ‘Lord of the Rings’

01.22.2015 – 6:47 pm |
Tribute to the last ‘Lord of the Rings’

Now that the final Hobbit movie is over, I have gone through the hours and hours of soundtracks from each movie and made a list of my top six songs from “The Lord of the …

Graduation songs

12.12.2014 – 1:57 pm |

The end of the semester means another batch of students will graduate and move on to bigger and better things. Here’s a send-off playlist to all of those who are just days away from walking …

Autumn Daze

11.13.2014 – 10:46 pm |

Autumn is in full effect, and although the changing leaves are pretty, the change of weather and early darkness has some people feeling a longing for warmer times. Good music, like the sun itself, provides …

Ultimate Halloween mixtape

10.31.2014 – 12:33 am |

Sick of hearing “Monster Mash” every October? Yes, we all are too. Halloween is about all things spooky and scary, and the background music should follow suit. This year, step away from the cheesiness of …

Tailgate Tape

10.16.2014 – 5:16 pm |

“Battle Cry” by Imagine Dragons
You wouldn’t expect Imagine Dragons to churn out a super high-octane anthem, but once the drums kick in, all doubts disappear and the only sound is the battle cry.
“My Best Theory” …

The best of 2014 … so far

10.02.2014 – 8:24 pm |

The music of 2014 so far has yielded a lot of great music and a lot of not so great music. There’s certainly been gems like Animals As Leaders, “The Joy of Motion” and The …


05.01.2014 – 5:31 pm |

In the midst of cramming final term papers and stressing yourself out over studying for those cumulative tests, it is okay to feel sorry for yourself just a little bit. These things get everybody down …


04.24.2014 – 5:21 pm |

Rabbit Hole∫ by Eastern Conference Champions
For this slow ballad, the Champions took a page out of The Fray’s book and broke out the piano for a smooth, swaying song that begs for a slow dance. 


02.13.2014 – 10:32 pm |

With a three-day weekend of love starting today, you’ll need to have the perfect playlist to set the romantic mood.  Celebrate Valentine’s Day and tell somebody “I love you” with this playlist.


01.23.2014 – 6:19 pm |

Laughter is one of the best medicines and no music makes people laugh like parodies. Artists come out with hit singles and the next day there are hundreds of parodies. Some are funny, some are …

haunted-tapes — “Spooky songs that aren’t ‘Thriller’”

10.24.2013 – 10:42 pm |

No offense to Michael Jackson, but you really can’t just play “Thriller” and “The Monster Mash” on repeat all night for Halloween. Here are a few psychedelia and hard rock alternatives to set the mood …

Ode to the locks

09.26.2013 – 9:08 pm |

It’s not just a cliché — hair is everywhere. Whether it’s your cat rubbing against your favorite black skinny jeans, or your inability to grow even a pubescent fuzzy moustache at the age of 23, …

Mix-tape — Power through the first week

08.29.2013 – 10:04 pm |

So long summer freedom and hello classes, homework and another semester of college life. If you need a little help getting out of bed and getting back into the swing of the semester, well, I …


08.22.2013 – 10:51 pm |

In the effort to avoid the much-dreaded college weight gain, start the year right by hitting the gym. Many studies have shown that listening to music during exercise can help improve the workout. According to …

Mixtape: Electronic summer

07.09.2013 – 7:43 pm |

The kids and their synthesizers are hitting the KUOI new music shelf in droves. So, listed from the most danceable pop to the cream of the avant-garde crop, here are five electronic albums to enjoy …

Mix-Tape — Politics Schmolitics

06.25.2013 – 8:27 pm |

If you’ve been paying attention to politics or the news at all in the last few months, then you must be aware of the most recent, impactful and hopefully unforgettable story. Leaked documents, courtesy of …

Mixtape: Gym jams

06.11.2013 – 7:40 pm |

When the sun comes out people start taking their clothes off. Well, maybe not all of their clothes, but they at least start wearing fewer items.


05.30.2013 – 4:36 pm |

School’s out, and freedom is in. Yeah it’s cliché, but that’s never stopped anyone from taking a summer road trip. For as long as college students have been packing it up and heading out, there’s …

mix-tape – a ca-mazing vocals

05.02.2013 – 1:28 pm |

There is something amazing about great singing voices coming together to make one unified song. Intertwining melody and harmony with a beat and other sound effects simply by the collaboration of voices is the heart …


04.25.2013 – 8:59 pm |

YouTube has been overrun by cat videos and no one is complaining. It’s the best substitute for a cat of your own and is a whole lot cheaper too. Here’s a list of the best …

mix-tape – you know you’re a redneck if…

04.18.2013 – 3:26 pm |

Country songs are great but can be a bit slow at times. This playlist consists of more upbeat songs to get the juices flowing, and you can’t help but shed a smile when they come …

mix-tape – pre ‘the heist’ – songs better than thrift shop

03.28.2013 – 3:51 pm |

The University of Idaho community has been buzzing for over a month now about what might be the biggest gig in Finalsfest history — Macklemore, who will rock the Kibbie Dome on May 3.

mix-tape – harlem shake

03.21.2013 – 4:12 pm |

UGA Men’s Swim & Dive Harle.m Shake
If the Harlem Shake could not get any weirder, a swim team led by a Stormtrooper in a Speedo starts the dance routine under water. And no, I am …

mix-tape – Motivation playlist

02.14.2013 – 1:58 pm |

™Meow∫ by Anamanaguchi
The new single from the upcoming album Endless Fantasy is great. The music video is a huge mash of popular internet culture and in general is another fantastic blend of chiptune and pop-punk. …

mix-tape – Anti-love songs

02.07.2013 – 5:29 pm |

Not everyone goes about with love in their eyes and gushy romantic music blasting through their iPod on Valentine’s Day. This playlist is for those who ditch the disgusting amounts of chocolate and cheesiness of …

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