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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: Geese’s debut shows promise, maturity

Ryan Meyer, Columnist January 21, 2022

I’ve spent my day absorbing New York band Geese’s debut album “Projector,” and after months of only listening to “First World Warrior,” I’m kicking myself for not hopping on this train earlier. The...

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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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...

Is Greta Van Fleet a Led Zeppelin clone?

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor January 23, 2019

A fairly new musical group called Greta Van Fleet has received some mixed publicity after their recent Saturday Night Live performance. For those who are unaware, Greta Van Fleet is a rock band that has...

Band fills park with music, comfort

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2016

Under the glow of the Kiwanis Park lights, the Jed Adam Band performed a mix of both original and cover songs for community members Tuesday night. Audience members shouted song requests for the band,...

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