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Students put fresh spin on Asian pop

Students put fresh spin on Asian pop

By Janine Faust and Caroline Bourque | Assistant News Editors

August 31, 2017


Filed under 2. Featured, Campus, News

Lynn Urbina still remembers the first music video that hooked her on K-pop — “Sherlock,” by the popular group SHINee. She was struck not just by the music video’s aesthetic — which featured the band, looking like Sherlock Holmes, peering around corners with magnifying glasses— but also the...

WPTS Column: It’s time to shed outdated “world music” label

WPTS Column: It’s time to shed outdated “world music” label

By Sammy Wagner / WPTS Contributor

September 4, 2013


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I hate world music.I have nothing against the ecstatic boom of Bollywood, the ache and longing heard in chanson realiste or any other form of music hailing from any particular corner of the globe. It’s the phrase itself — “world music” — that gets me riled up. You see, world music means n...

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