Point Park University's Student-Run Newspaper

Point Park Globe

Point Park University's Student-Run Newspaper

Point Park Globe

Point Park University's Student-Run Newspaper

Point Park Globe

Rap/hip-hop artist Midwxst releases impressive debut album

Written By Brynn Rees, Staff Writer September 13, 2023

On September 1, 2023, rap and hyperpop artist Midwxst released his first studio album titled “E3”. The 20-year-old rapper seamlessly merged hyperpop, rock, and hip-hop, giving audiences his most well-rounded...

Spotify rolls out new AI DJ feature that attemps to brings back the disc jockey

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor March 29, 2023

Growing up, I loved listening to the radio in the car when the disc jockeys would host hourly shows. It was fun to hear someone talk about the music they were playing or the news of the world in between...

JPEGMAFIA and Danny Brown collaboration review: quality beats, underwhelming mixing

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2023

Experimental hip-hop is a difficult genre to define. Given the constantly evolving nature of the genre, labeling any artist as experimental can age. For example, the Beastie Boys’ album “Paul’s Boutique”...

Depeche Mode releases ‘Memento Mori’ with potential for a nostalgic end to the band’s career

Written By Ana Bellamy, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

I have been a lifelong fan of Depeche Mode. I grew up listening to their music, along with many other countless 80s alternative bands. The industrial sounds and samples, along with the lyrics, and Dave...

NF introduces new era to rap genre

Written By August Stephens, Opinions Editor March 15, 2023

NF, Nathan John Feuerstein, is an American rapper who has been ripping through the hip hop music scene. As a person of faith, he is often able to tie his relationship with God into his lyrics. Feuerstein...

Brendon Urie performing at Petersen Events Center in 2017

Brendon Urie ends Panic! At The Disco after 20 years in his greatest career decision

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor February 1, 2023

A staple of every emo kid's childhood is feeling empowered by singing along to the classic Panic! At The Disco hit, “I Write Sins (Not Tragedies)" and screaming out the lyric “What a shame the poor...

Justin Schumacher (left) and Peter Barry (right) perform the Color Green at Christ Church at Grove Farm.

Peter Barry, Justin Schumacher, and Lindsay Bosco “Sail” into Christ Church and talk about their experiences on “the Color Green” tour

Written By Antonio Rossetti, Co-Sports Editor December 13, 2022

The fall season marches in, the sun sets before most get home from work, and the leaves begin to fall. Nonetheless, Peter Barry, a musician and singer from Boone, North Carolina, assures that even...

Get into spooky mode with this Halloween themed playlist

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor October 12, 2022

There are a few different Halloween aesthetics that come with the holiday. You have your pumpkin latte sipping autumn girls, your vintage Halloween lovers who will never miss a hayride, and you have your...

Joe Keery’s music project Djo releases sophomore album

Written By Rachel Ross, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 28, 2022
I tend to gravitate more towards older music than new releases. The newer artists that I follow faithfully are few and far between. However, one of those exceptions is indie artist Djo, who I hold to the same high regard that I do my beloved 80’s favorites, and consider to be a brilliant beacon of hope for modern music.

Grey Day Tour by rap duo $uicideboy$ sells out Stage AE

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features/A&E Editor September 14, 2022
If you were walking home from the Pirates baseball game on September 7, you probably would’ve heard “heys” and thumping beats pumping out of Stage AE as $uicideboy$ introduced fans to their second Grey Day Tour.

Tracking New Music Releases with Zac Wittman: Kurt Vile, Prince Daddy & The Hyena, Silvana Estrada, Soul Glo, Foxtails

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist April 20, 2022
My final week of reviews has finally arrived, and the new releases are somewhat thin. Last week and next week house all of the high profile releases, so I decided to cover a few new releases as well as go back to round up a few I missed earlier in the year.

Pioneer Records shows off student talent at release show

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 20, 2022
Students showcased their musical talents last Wednesday at Pioneer Records’ Release Show. The 2022 Release Show took place at The Club at Stage AE and featured performances by Cesca Violet, Tupelo and The Kill Caesar Club.
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