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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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Beyoncé released ‘act ii: COWBOY CARTER, after five years in the making. Photo courtesy of Printerval.

Diving into Beyoncé’s new hit record ‘COWBOY CARTER’

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor April 5, 2024

Time to put on cowboy boots and do the Dosey-doe, Beyoncé released her highly anticipated album ‘act ii: COWBOY CARTER.’ The new era began after the album was announced during the Super Bowl LVIII, alongside two singles from the record, ‘16 CARRIAGES’...

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Carrie Underwood returns to El Paso, after 16 years.

El Paso wears Denim and Rhinestones

Adam Regalado, Multimedia Editor April 5, 2024

After 16 years, Carrie Underwood has returned to El Paso. Fans dressed in their boots and denim jackets as the Don Haskins Center vibrated with energy of excitement and anticipation. Fans of all generations came to celebrate Underwood's return in hopes...

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Olivia Rodrigo released a deluxe version of her album “GUTS” on Mar. 22, it added five more songs to the albums originally released 12 songs. Photo courtesy of GoodFon.

Get ready to be “Obsessed” with the emotional and playful “GUTS (spilled)”

Ximena Cordero, Staff Reporter April 3, 2024

After the highly anticipated and successful release of six-time Grammy nominated, sophomore album, “GUTS” Olivia Rodrigo expanded her catalog with a surprise deluxe version of the album that included five new songs making “GUTS (spilled)” on her...

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Nana Bersa recently signed with Universal Music Publishing Mexico.

The sweet sound of Nana Bersa

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Arts & Culture Editor March 22, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the third part in a three-part series.    With the groovy mixed style inspired by Clairo and Lana Del Rey, artist Natalia Bermudez or Nana Bersa, shares her sound throughout La Frontera. Over 10 singles and one latest EP...

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Matthew Melton playing the guitar.

Dream Machine: Psychedelic healing from sounds

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Arts & Culture Editor March 19, 2024

Heal the soul with the psychedelic sounds of Dream Machine. Traveling from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the band started their North American tour in March.  “Fine Me Again” tour introduced the heavy psychedelic progressive pop band’s music to El...

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Music has no limit with Texas Hart

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Web Editor March 1, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three-part series.   The sound of rock, pop and blues is shown through the works of many musicians across El Paso. Musician Texas Hart is one of many solo artists who has been creating music for years.  Hart,...

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Compared to Renaissance and Baroque music, this event brings the mix of incorporating Latin American music with a professor and student participating in the festival.

A preview into the Early Music Latin America Festival

Marco Hinojosa, Audience and Engagement Editor February 29, 2024

Audiences can expand their music taste at the upcoming Early Music Latin America Festival. From Renaissance and Baroque European repertoire to musical genres meant to be heard and admired.   Lindsey Macchiarella, Ph.D., is a musicologist professor...

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Mario Otero: half man, half music.

La Frontera presents Aquiles Moon

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Web/Copy Editor February 15, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series.  Across the Frontera, the chords, rhythms and voices echo throughout the wind over the beautiful mountains of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. The music scene in the borderland is...

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Green Day was formed in 1987 and released their 13th studio album “Saviors” on Jan. 19, 2024.

‘Saviors’ is saving rock

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts and Culture Editor January 25, 2024

Only two and a half weeks into the new year and already dozens of artists have released new albums to help bring in 2024. However, some artists stand out amongst the rest given their decades-long music industry career. American rock band, Green Day, has...

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Music education major Jonathan Melendez receives a standing ovation at the end of his recital, Nov. 25.

The sound of a college career coming to a close

Joel Molina, Photographer November 28, 2023

The illustrious moment of crossing the stage is something many college students strive for. A place that requires hard work and dedication to reach. Each degree path has different requirements in order to obtain a bachelor’s degree. For senior music...

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Lead guitarist Tony Perry throws his pick to the audience.

Pierce the Veil gives the Sun City ‘Besitos’

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor November 11, 2023

With people clad in black, merch lines wrapped around the building and cheers echoing inside the arena, the Don Haskins Center welcomed Pierce the Veil (PTV) for their fifth concert Nov. 8. Named after the band’s latest album release, the group travelled...

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UTEP Percussion Ensemble at the Fox Fine Arts directed by Andy. P Smith.

A heart pounding percussion performance

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter November 8, 2023

Musicians strike at their instruments, some with sticks and some with their bare hands. From drums to marimbas, a variety of percussion instruments were played together to give a thrilling performance. Directed by Andy P. Smith, the program was given...

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