The coolest summer job: volunteer at a music festival

by Nicole Noechel For Unwind Magazine As classes wind down and the scorching heat takes over for good, it’s almost time for every music lover’s favorite part of the year: festival season. If you don’t have the funds for $400 tickets and the overpriced food that comes with them, you may feel like you will never make it to see all your favorite artists perform … Continue reading The coolest summer job: volunteer at a music festival

4 new albums dropping this month

by Zoe Rader Looking forward to your favorite artists releasing new albums this year? This April is a big month for album releases — below is the scoop on a handful of albums to look out for on iTunes and Spotify in the upcoming weeks. Jason Derulo, “777” Starting off with R&B, 28-year-old pop singer Jason Derulo will release his fifth studio album, “777,” later … Continue reading 4 new albums dropping this month

DIY music venues in College Park turn ordinary houses into intimate arts spaces

by Manuela Lopez Restrepo For Unwind Magazine Within the confines of College Park lies a local, youth-oriented music culture, made for and by students. Although the DIY (Do It Yourself) scene is one of the lesser known social groups of the area, it’s been a staple in many students’ college experience, according to senior communications major James Lord. DIY shows are held in an unregulated … Continue reading DIY music venues in College Park turn ordinary houses into intimate arts spaces

Milk x Honey Artist Series: Calling All Creatives

by Iris Vukmanovic For Unwind Magazine Terpoets is in their second year of hosting the Milk x Honey artist series in collaboration with the Clarice at the Milkboy Arthouse restaurant-venue. They envision Milk x Honey to foster a space that connects resident and university creatives. Co-presidents Asiana Phan, a junior studio art graphic design major, and Tayo Omisore, a senior accounting major, run the monthly … Continue reading Milk x Honey Artist Series: Calling All Creatives

REVIEW: Black Panther: The Album is a Masterclass in Worldbuilding

by Tayo Omisore For Unwind Magazine There is a reason that Ryan Coogler wanted Kendrick Lamar to produce Black Panther: The Album, a.k.a. What if Top Dawg Entertainment built a studio in Wakanda: A Concept. Coogler said he tapped Lamar for the project because “[his] artistic themes align with those we explore in the film.” Kendrick opts for futuristic and eccentric sounds, such as trap snares, … Continue reading REVIEW: Black Panther: The Album is a Masterclass in Worldbuilding

A Terp’s Guide to the 2018 Oscars

by Jennifer Attanasio For Unwind Magazine It’s that time of year again: admiring elegant red carpet attire, munching buttery popcorn, and holding your breath while the envelopes open and winners are announced. The 90th Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, are taking place on Sunday, March 4th. The awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel for the second straight year, will celebrate the best films of … Continue reading A Terp’s Guide to the 2018 Oscars

Yellow Dubmarine brings a reggae twist to The Beatles classics at MilkBoy Arthouse

By Katherine Brzozowski For Unwind Magazine Friday night at MilkBoy Arthouse, rock and reggae lovers gathered in the dimly lit bar to listen to Yellow Dubmarine — a Beatles tribute band with a reggae twist. The setlist featured The Beatles hits “Twist & Shout,” “I Should’ve Known Better,” “Back in the U.S.S.R.,” and “I Want You (She’s So Heavy).” The playful rendition of The Beatles … Continue reading Yellow Dubmarine brings a reggae twist to The Beatles classics at MilkBoy Arthouse

The 2017 XXL Freshmen Class and the State of Modern Hip-Hop

By Timmy Chong Sports Editor Since its inception in 2007, XXL Magazine’s “Freshmen Class” has highlighted 10 up-and-coming American hip-hop artists each year who they predict will soon explode in the music scene. XXL features freestyles, cyphers, profiles, and interviews with these artists, and provides them with a formalized introduction platform. In today’s society, the Internet Age has reshaped hip-hop, ushering in a Renaissance era … Continue reading The 2017 XXL Freshmen Class and the State of Modern Hip-Hop

Unwind May Playlist: Health and Fitness

By Helen Mamo For Unwind magazine This month’s issue is all about living a healthy and happy lifestyle! I know the upcoming finals have everyone stressed, but changing a couple of unhealthy habits can help reduce stress. Anything from eating healthier–that means no more daily takeout–to actually working out at least once a week really boosts energy levels, and hopefully this playlist helps with that as … Continue reading Unwind May Playlist: Health and Fitness

Spring Music Showcases Take Over This Semester at The Clarice

By Sydney Wess For Unwind magazine As the University of Maryland welcomes the warm spring weather, many students spend their time stressing about finals and counting down the days until summer vacation. In the meantime, the music school is buzzing with excitement, anticipation and, in some cases, anxiety as music students prepare to show off a year’s worth of their hard work in spring music … Continue reading Spring Music Showcases Take Over This Semester at The Clarice

Coachella Gets Underway, Brings Star-Studded Lineup and Attendees

By Casey Tomchek Staff Writer In the world of American music festivals, one name stands above the rest. Every April, celebrities and average concert goers alike flock to the deserts of Indio, California to attend the iconic event: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Since its inception in 1999, Coachella has established itself as one of the largest, most famous, and most profitable music festivals … Continue reading Coachella Gets Underway, Brings Star-Studded Lineup and Attendees

“All Things Go” Music Festival Review

By Regan Shanahan For Unwind magazine The first thought in walking into All Things Go Fall Classic for many was, “I wish I wore my rain boots.” The annual music festival hosted by local Washington D.C. radio station “All Things Go,” that for the past two years had been held at Union Market in Washington D.C., switched its venue this year to the Navy Yard … Continue reading “All Things Go” Music Festival Review