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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

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Creative Outlet Ep. 9: Tyler Jordan of Good Looks

Ryan Meyer May 2, 2022

I heard about Good Looks on Twitter by way of music writer Steven Hyden, and once I listened I was not disappointed. Their debut record, "Bummer Year," has been one of my favorite releases of 2022 and...

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Creative Outlet Ep. 8: Reviewing Spoon’s “Lucifer On The Sofa” with Matt Setnan

Ryan Meyer February 22, 2022

In this episode I got one of my oldest friends to come on the podcast and review what might be one of the best records of the year, Spoon's "Lucifer On The Sofa." We had a lot of fun talking about...

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Creative Outlet Ep. 7: Wander

Ryan Meyer January 18, 2022

Editor's note: This podcast contains some strong language. In this episode, I talked to Wander, a Filipino-American post-rock band from the Bay Area in California. This was one of my favorite episodes...

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Creative Outlet Ep. 6: Kelsey Ferrel a.k.a. Feral

Ryan Meyer January 12, 2022

In this episode, I talked to California-based musician, standup comic and podcaster Kelsey Ferrell. We talked about the differences between performing comedy and performing music, bad dates, comparisons...

EDITORIAL: Check out our new podcast section online

EDITORIAL: Check out our new podcast section online

Editorial Board October 20, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News are always looking at ways to expand and grow what we provide to our readers. We have recently been doing this by offering podcasts recorded by staff members at The News,...

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Creative Outlet Ep. 5: Former Voice of Thomas the Tank Engine Joseph May

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 18, 2021

Editor's note: This podcast contains some strong language. In this episode, I got to talk to Joseph May, who has acted and voice-acted for a variety of movies, shows and video games. We had a great...

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Creative Outlet Ep. 4: What I Like About DIIV’s ‘Deceiver’

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 5, 2021

DIIV's third album 'Deceiver' celebrated its two-year anniversary on October 4th, and I talked about what I like about it and what it means to me in the scope of the shoegaze genre.

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Creative Outlet Ep. 3: Revisiting “Nevermind” 30 Years After Its Release

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 26, 2021

Episode 3 sees me looking at Nirvana's famous album 'Nevermind' in honor of its 30th anniversary.

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Creative Outlet Ep. 2: My 4 Favorite Albums Go Head to Head

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 16, 2021

In this episode, I compared some of my favorite albums in a bracket style. The four albums I chose were "Turn On the Bright Lights" by Interpol, "Hot Fuss" by the Killers, "High Violet" by the National...

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Creative Outlet Ep. 1: Billy Yost of The Kickback

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 16, 2021

Editor's note: This podcast contains some strong language. This is the first episode of Creative Outlet. I had the opportunity to chat with Billy Yost of Chicago rock band the Kickback to discuss Billy's...

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