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Compact Replay

Compact Replay

by Duane Rodriguez, Times Contributor

December 3, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Here is the best box set of the holiday season. It's been 20 years since Rage Against The Machine released their self-titled studio album in November of 1992. It still is the perfect mix of hard rock supplied by guitar virtuoso Tom Morello with hip-hop influences offered up by vocalist Zack de la Rosa....

Toons

Toons

by Jim Nance, Times Editor in Chief

December 3, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Cartoons

While in Chicago at the Associated College Media Press Conference, Ryan Pagelow, photojournalist for the Sun-Times Media in the Chicago area, spent his time introducing audiences to his lively and energetic character, Buni.   Pagelow, a Wisconsin native, currently lives in Chicago with his wife and ...

Compact Replay

Compact Replay

by Duane Rodriguez, Times Contributor

November 13, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sorta like last issue's Jay-Z: Live In Brooklyn, the cool little live project meant for fans that didn't have a chance to catch Jay live, the Black Keys have released Tour Rehearsal Tapes (Nonesuch).   An awesome little 6-track ep that was recorded during a rehearsal back on December 11, 2011, a...

Jason Aldean’s voice is typical for country style

by Zack Harbin Times, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Before I go any further with this review, I just want to let everyone know that am not a country fan at all, so to do this was very interesting. This review is on Jason Aldean's album Night Train, which was released October 16. The first song I listened to was "1994". To  me, it sounded like any o...

Compact Replay

Compact Replay

by DUANE RODRIGUEZ

October 24, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For those of you who get off on hard, gritty blues guitar, here comes an album for the ages. 3 Skulls and The Truth (Blues Bureau) is by three great guitarists David Hidalgo, Mato Nanji and Luther Dickinson from Los Lobos, Indigenous and North Mississippi Allstars respectively. Meeting as featured art...

Machine Gun Kelly teams up with rap artists

by Zack Harbin, Times Staff Reporter

October 24, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Machine Gun Kelly's Lace Up released October 9. This album features a bunch of well-known rap artists such as Wacka Flocka Flame, Lil Jon and Young Jeezy. The song that stood out the most to me was the song ...

LOCO’s Gaming Update

by Lonnie Coates, Jr.

October 9, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Review: Persona 4 Arena Release Date: Out Now Developer: Arc System Works Manufacture Publisher: Atlus USA Platform(s): PS3 [reviewed] /Xbox 360 Format: Physical Media ESRB rating: T Price: $60.00 Persona 4 Arena is the newest fighting game from developer Arc System Works (of Hard Corps: Uprising and Bla...

Students’ actions save a life

Students’ actions save a life

by Ashley Miner

October 9, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Earlier in the semester MATC had a stabbing at the Downtown Campus of the college, while some of us were in class, working, roaming the halls or whatever it may be. It seemed as if George Baker and Marshall Haley were in the right place at the right time, on the third floor in the Student Government ...

A Hispanic tradition lives on

by Bobbi Kleemann

October 9, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On September 19 on the third floor of the MATC Downtown Campus cafeteria, local high school students participated in a dance demonstration called the Ballet Folklorico Mexico de los Hermanos Avila.   The students did this because they want to continue passing down traditional culture to future ge...

Frankie Palmeri of Emmure makes a guest appearance on Ill Nino’s upcoming album

Frankie Palmeri of Emmure makes a guest appearance on  Ill Nino’s upcoming album

by Zach Harbin

October 9, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For my newest review I was fortunate enough to be able to interview Christian Machado, singer of the heavy metal band Ill Nino and Frankie Palmeri of the deathcore band Emmure. The first interview was with Machado. Having been introduced to this band just days before and listening to their music, it ...

Welcome to the real world

by Aaron Cleavland

October 9, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Opportunities and opportunists alike filled the MATC Downtown Campus Thursday, Sept. 27, as the fall "All Majors" Job Fair commenced. This free event was sponsored and curated by the Mequon Campus Student Government. It was designed to bring job candidates and area employers together for a résumÃ...

Green Day succeeds in keeping their edge

Green Day succeeds in keeping their edge

by Duane Rodriguez

October 9, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Now that summer's over, here's GOOD Music Cruel Summer (Def Jam), a compilation CD by the artists on Kanye West's GOOD Music record label. GOOD is an acronym for Getting Our Dreams Outs it's also an outlet for all things Kanye, whether you want 'em or not. Kanye bum rushed this album like Taylor Sw...

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