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UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: Simón Grossmann

Simón Grossmann

Simon Grossmann is a Venezuelan-American singer and songwriter who is based in Miami.  Like many others, he began his musical journey with a guitar on the edge of his bed but unlike many others he curiously got his first break after performing as a camp counselor at a summer camp. The campers and his co-counselors shared his music, which was enough to inspire Simon to record these songs professionally, giving life to his debut album ”Ciclo” (2017).

His warm voice and powerful songwriting has caught the attention of many, and he has performed all across Latin America and the US. Sometimes described as the “Latin Jack…Read More

UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: The Lique

The Lique is a versatile high-energy feel-good fusion of hip hop, neo-soul, jazz, with a dash of rock, rooted in Las Vegas Nevada. They have two studio albums, “Democracy Manifest” and “Times Like These”, and a handful of recently released singles. Their music is available on their website as well as major streaming services like Spotiy, Apple Music, and Soundcloud. Here is a live performance of their popular song “I am”

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UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: Sam Setton

Sam Setton

Sam Setton is an NYC born & raised singer/songwriter, who creates moody electro-pop music. Reminiscent of HONNE and Majid Jordan, Sam provides raw, sensual vocals over warm electronic-infused production. 

Although Sam began writing and recording music in his early teenage years, a music career was born only recently, after experimenting with new sounds and penning a song to gain the attention of an ex-girlfriend. 

Following the successful release of his debut single ‘Berlin’ in Summer 2016, Sam released his debut EP entitled ‘Renegade’ in June 2017. His first official album ‘My Dream Girl is My Ex Now’ was released in December 2019. 

Check out more about Sam Setton on his website:

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UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: Sydney Guillaume

Sydney Guillaume

Guillaume is a Hatian-American composer known primarily for his choral music, but also composes chamber and film scores. He was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and moved to the U.S. when he was 11. Through his music, Guillaume works to share the Haitian culture around the world. He has been recognized in the 1804 List of Haitian-American Change Makers and by the top music school of Haiti for his efforts as an ambassador of the culture. His music is often referred to as ‘challenging yet spirited.’ In his music, you can hear the exciting and unique rhythms and melodies that are catchy yet tonally complex. With much of his music, the listener can’t help but smile and dance!

For more information and a full list of scores, visit his website:

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UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: phantom femme

Phantom Femme is a Vegas based singer/songwriter. Their music style is a blend of synth pop and dream pop, influenced by 80's new wave. Their music can be listened to on bandcamp!

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UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: Austra


Austra is a Canadian electronic/dark-wave music band featuring Katie Stelmanis, a Latvian-Canadian opera singer, and a live band with no permanent members. Austra recently released its fourth album, which is available on apple music, spotify, and YouTube. For more information, visit their website!

UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: Cameron Calloway

UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: Cameron Calloway

A Las Vegas native, Cameron Calloway’s music is known for its R&B and soul influences. His tenor voice has a smooth feel to guide the fun rhythm of the instrumental music he often sings to. Listening to his music, you can't help but smile and groove a little. This upcoming artist has been named The "Soul Child" by COACHELLA Magazine and performed at the 5th annual Life Is Beautiful Music Festival. You can watch him live on Sunday, May 24th(4:00pm Pacific) as he sings to benefit the non-profit National Alliance for Filipino Concerns in their Bayanihan Virtual Concert Series at the following Facebook link.

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UNLV Music Library Highlighted Artist Series: Germaine Franco

Germaine Franco is a film composer, known for her work in multiple TV shows, VR experiences and big hit films. Franco is the first ever Latina composer to be invited into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences music branch. She is also the first female composer to work for DreamWorks Animation and Pixar. Her work can be heard on films like Coco (2017), Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019), Little (2019), and Toy Story 3 (2010). 

All Information pulled from: 

Spotlight | Latina Composer Germaine Franco

About Germaine Franco (Composer, Songwriter, Orchestrator)

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Introducing the Music Library’s ‘Mood Booster’ Playlist
Written by: Arianna Castro, Journalism and Media Studies 

The UNLV Music Library staff collected some of the most uplifting music for students and faculty that are looking for a “pick me up” playlist, available on Spotify and Apple Music.

Looking to discover new music? Or want to dive back into some timeless hits? The UNLV Music Library staff has collected more than 10 hours of music for UNLV students and faculty to enjoy while social distancing at home. 

To make the playlist, student assistants from the Music Library were asked to pick their favorite songs that uplift them and boost their mood. Jade Vandruff, a double major in Music Education and Music Performance, said that the songs they picked out have personal memories connected to them. 

This playlist is comprised of artists like the Bee Gees, Neon…Read More

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