Whether performing as Zev Love X of KMD, mad scientist Viktor Vaughn, space monster King Geedorah or metal-faced supervillain MF DOOM himself, the mystery surrounding the masked rapper transcended the stereotypes of contemporary hip-hop.
As temperatures cool and leaves change color, our upbeat summer playlists “fall” out of fashion. Whether you’re going for a trek through a haunted maze, crafting the perfect Halloween costume or digging into your favorite pumpkin-flavored treat, The Spectrum has crafted a fall playlist sure to leave you with more chills than the “Goosebumps” series ever could.
Album: “Burden of Proof”
Sarah Gawlak, a senior biochemistry major, has played the trumpet in the UB Concert Band since her freshman year. But this semester introduced new challenges that even this long-time musician never experienced before.
Album: “Who Made the Sunshine”
Album: “Savage Mode 2”
There’s no shortage of video game releases this fall to drain UB students’ time and bank accounts. We can’t go out much anymore, but we can stay home and discover new worlds. Here are some of The Spectrum’s favorite video games dropping this fall.
Album: “The Liz Tape”
Camoflauge Monk, ToneyBoi, Jae Skeese and other local hip-hop artists share their craft with the Buffalo community from behind a plexiglass windowBy ANASTASIA WILDS | Sep. 17
Local music venues, artists and UB’s art programs have been hit hardest amid the COVID pandemic. But Buffalo creatives and the UB Arts Collaboratory are finding creative ways to perform and showcase their art — all while staying safe.
Album: “From King to a God”
With Buffalo COVID cases rising and social distancing measures still in place, UB’s theatre and dance department has had to get creative with how to showcase student and faculty work, while still following university protocol.
Kelsey Wegman used to never want to share the stage. Like most dancers, she dreamed of big, dramatic solo numbers, dancing center stage, spotlight following her every move. But now the sophomore dance major wants nothing more than to pirouette next to her peers. Her private studio space is lonely, and watching her friends dance from hundreds of miles away during Zoom classes just isn’t the same.Dance students find unique ways to practice their craft in quarantine
Album: Making a Door Less Open Artist: Car Seat Headrest Label: Matador Records Release Date: May 1 Rating: 6/10‘Making a Door Less Open’ is a rough transitory album for Car Seat Headrest
Reading this, you’ve likely endured life in quarantine for over a month now, desperately looking for ways to pass the time. Well, millions of people are turning to video games, but not all are sure of what their next play should be.