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What do smart college students listen to? U2!

A music news website, Consequence Of Sound, has just reported on a study involving colleges and universities. In the article “Smart people listen to Radiohead and dumb people listen to Beyoncé, according to study,” Alex Young reviews the data gleaned by the “Music That Makes You Dumb” project in which SAT scores from 1,352 institutions of [...]

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Angela Barresi’s U2 Fan Stories

It’s a long-standing tradition for U2 fans to get to the point where their passion for the band, its music, and its influence in their private and public lives prompts them to take pen to paper to tell others about it. I love that there’s this growing library of first-person stories coming out of U2 [...]

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Looking for U2 Fan Memorabilia for New Book

U2: Revolution is a new large-format book that will tell U2′s history from the fans’ perspective. Author Mat Snow and art editor Tom Seabrook describe it as a visual history and celebration of the band, from their formation in Ireland in the 1970s right up to their performance at the Oscars earlier this month. The book [...]

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U2 Conference Friday Recap (via Twitter)

The first full day of the U2 Conference is in the books — academic sessions, mainstream interviews, a Bill Carter keynote, U2 3D and so much more. Here’s what attendees said on Twitter using the #U2conf hashtag! [View the story "U2 Conference, April 26, 2013" on Storify]

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U2 Conference Pre-Events Recap (via Twitter)

Nevermind the Taylor Swift concert happening at the Quicken Loans arena nearby … we think Cleveland is “U2 town” at the moment with more than 100 fans in town for the U2 Conference. It formally starts tomorrow (Friday), but we had a blast tonight at the pre-conference party. There’s been a lot of chat about [...]

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We’re one, but we’re not the same

Although for some, the Montreal concerts were a chaotic blend of an out of control GA line, late night rain, and post-show confusion, my weekend in Canada was quite the opposite. I met an old high school friend, Susan, in the airport on Thursday afternoon where we immediately began to plan at what restaurants we [...]

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