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Local Journalist Interviews Rock Legend for ‘Guitar World’ Cover Story

Former East student finds success as a freelance music journalist

By Nicole Walters, Current Staff

A music writer with local ties has finally reached the Edge.

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Songs of Innocence or Arrogance?

Rhythm & News - PritzlThis fall, you may have noticed an album in your iTunes library that you did not remember purchasing: U2’s Songs of Innocence.

Music consumers are not only talking about the quality of the music, but about how the album was released. Apple allegedly paid Universal Music and U2 for the exclusive sale and distribution of the new album for the first five weeks after its release. Prior to the group’s performance at the Apple product launch on Sept. 9, there were no advertisements or promotions endorsing their newest album. Continue reading

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