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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

Ryan Meyer

COLUMN: Good Looks “Bummer Year” is worth a listen

Ryan Meyer, Columnist April 15, 2022

This column has essentially become updates for what I’ve been listening to, so I feel obliged to inform you, dear reader, of my recent spin: “Bummer Years,” the debut record by Texas band, Good Looks. The...

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COLUMN: In retrospect, “Pressure Machine” might be really good

Ryan Meyer, Columnist March 25, 2022

Inspired by a recent listening to an episode of the podcast Indiecast, I’ve begun revisiting The Killers’ most recent record “Pressure Machine.” It’s vastly different from the rest of the band’s...

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COLUMN: Why “Agoraphobia” by Deerhunter is the best song ever written

Ryan Meyer, Columnist March 4, 2022

I’ve had a song on repeat for what feels like an eternity now. I’m referring to Deerhunter’s “Agoraphobia,” a song that comes off as a traditional 2000s indie rock song but has come to represent...

COLUMN: Creating the ideal indie rock band

COLUMN: Creating the ideal indie rock band

Ryan Meyer, Columnist October 28, 2021

In honor of Halloween, I wanted to try and create the ultimate Frankenstein’s monster of indie rock bands, taking the best qualities from some of my favorite artists and emerging with a band that probably...

COLUMN: Sky Blue Sky underrated collection of styles

COLUMN: ‘Sky Blue Sky’ underrated collection of styles

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Manager September 20, 2021

Lately, I’ve been enjoying Wilco’s 2007 album “Sky Blue Sky.” Not every song is perfect, but there are some great moments on the record, particularly some guitar solos that I assume are being played...

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