Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Symphonic Band

Symphonic Band

Andrew Christianson, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

Should musicians be removed from streaming platforms?

Should musicians be removed from streaming platforms?

Jenna Taylor, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

With the recent controversy over Kanye West’s antisemitic comments, many have called for streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music to remove his music from their platform. Several companies have...

Stop streaming music by sexual predators

Stop streaming music by sexual predators

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor October 25, 2022

Unsurprisingly, the internet is divided in light of the recent allegations surrounding indie artist Rex Orange County. The man behind the alias, Alex O’Connor, was accused of six counts of sexual assault...

Knocked loose bring hardcore intensity to San Antonio

Knocked loose bring hardcore intensity to San Antonio

Cesar Soto, Contributing Writer October 11, 2022

American metalcore band Knocked Loose made a tour stop in San Antonio on Oct. 4, inviting with them multiple hardcore acts to open the show. With no barricade separating the audience from the stage, it...

39th Annual ‘Jazz’SAlive’ Festival

39th Annual ‘Jazz’SAlive’ Festival

Kylar Royer, Contributing Writer September 27, 2022

This past weekend, the 39th annual Jazz’SAlive festival was held at Travis Park in downtown San Antonio. The festival was a two-day-long event featuring over 20 jazz artists, including the UTSA Jazz...

Elliot Fullam releases debut slowcore/indie album

Elliot Fullam releases debut slowcore/indie album

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web and Social Editor September 20, 2022

On Sept. 2, 2022, online content creator Elliot Fullam released his debut album “What’s Wrong.” Taking inspiration from artists such as Mazzy Star, Elliot Smith, Alex G. and Duster, this record strives...

Flatland Cavalry honors its humble roots in recent video series ‘Far Out West Sessions’

Flatland Cavalry honors its humble roots in recent video series ‘Far Out West Sessions’

Bella Nieto, Staff Writer July 11, 2022

Almost a year after the release of their most recent album, “Welcome to Countryland,” Flatland Cavalry released their newest project, a video series titled “Far Out West Sessions.” The album is...

UTSA professors use podcasting as a tool to educate and inspire

UTSA professors use podcasting as a tool to educate and inspire

Mason Hickok, Web Editor March 22, 2022

Two UTSA professors joined a team of researchers from across the nation in creating a podcast that innovates how researchers break down music theory concepts. The podcast — colloquially referred to as...

Grieving our self-awareness

Grieving our self-awareness

Amanda Sellers, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

The anguish of self-expectation that mirrors her first album, “Lush,” now having been released 10 years ago, makes itself known in Mitski’s newest work. “Laurel Hell” is reminiscent of an unreleased...

Review: ‘Summer of Soul’

Review: ‘Summer of Soul’

Mason Hickok, Web Editor February 15, 2022

The year is 1969. July 24, 1969, to be exact. Neil Armstrong has landed on the moon, the Manson family is soon to enact their bloody rampage and it is the summer of Woodstock. Though, on this day, a seminal...

Music majors rehearsing in the Recital Hall. Dustin Vickers/The Paisano

Art and music majors – journey to campus

Guissel Mora, Contributing Writer October 26, 2021

Art and music are two very interactive pathways, students majoring in these fields rely heavily on their peers’ feedback and the spaces provided by UTSA for inspiration and motivation — something many...

Graphic by Gauri Raje

Did the Grammy’s snub the Bangtan Boys? K-Pop stans think so

Gauri Raje, Staff writer March 23, 2021

BTS made history after becoming the first K-pop group to receive a nomination at the 63rd Grammy Awards for ‘Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.’ The group also got to perform their hit single ‘Dynamite’...

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