Hamilton Mixtape masterfully compiles pop, rap and R&B artists in recreation of popular musical soundtrackBy Ellie Herman | Dec. 5, 2016
Among a stack of “Now That’s What I Call Music!” CD cases, a forgotten copy of Missy Elliot’s Under Construction and a memorable homemade mixtape from your angsty middle school days, there could be a perfect home for the newly-released Hamilton Mixtape. The 23-song mixtape reimagines the music from “Hamilton: An American Musical” through covers, remixes and brand new songs from artists like Usher to “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon.
Each year, dozens of websites and companies across the world aim to rank universities through a slew of categories, from top 10 party schools to best liberal arts colleges.
My roommates will be the first to tell you I’m not a morning person. I walk, or rather stumble, into the kitchen, grab a bowl of cereal and hibernate back in my room until the last possible minute before class, all the while hoping I don’t have to remember how to carry basic small talk until after I finish my painfully average cup of homebrewed coffee. Maybe it’s my addiction to coffee, hatred of mornings or unintelligibly fast-paced talking that led a friend of mine to tell me I remind her of Lorelai Gilmore, a lead character in the 2000 Warner Bros.
I’ll be up-front: A former editor of mine recently nicknamed me “one-trick pony” for my repeated coverage of the indie rock band Hippo Campus.
There’s nothing quite like the smeary ink stamps and thick Sharpie Xs haphazardly tattooed onto the hands of myself and fellow under-21 concertgoers.
I’ll be honest, while I originally wanted to attend UW-Madison for its academics, throughout my last year and a half on campus I’ve become increasingly interested with the surrounding city, specifically the dozens of concert venues just down State Street. From the Orpheum to the Majestic, branching out to the Frequency and bars like High Noon Saloon, there’s live music nearly every night in Madison.
The UW System started the second phase of its strategic planning process Thursday by releasing an online survey to the Wisconsin public.