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Buxton’s Newest Album Stay Out Late

Buxton’s Newest Album Stay Out Late

Michael Quinn, Music Staffer

November 2, 2018

Buxton’s newest record, Stay Out Late, unfortunately, did not impress me. This album was my first introduction to the group’s discography, and I think there’s something to be said about the sound that Buxton is trying to achieve that really throws me off. I’m left stumped on the direction that...

We Don’t Deserve The Spirit of the Beehive’s New Album

We Don’t Deserve The Spirit of the Beehive’s New Album

Shannon Durazo, Web Staffer

October 31, 2018

When I first heard about Hypnic Jerks, the unexpected new LP by indie punk group The Spirit of the Beehive, I was honestly a little worried. When I first listened to the Philadelphia rock band in 2017 on the critically acclaimed Pleasure Suck, it was out of love for their distorted basement-rock sty...

Don’t Know What to Wear to ‘Drop it Like it’s Hot?’ We Got You Covered.

Don’t Know What to Wear to ‘Drop it Like it’s Hot?’ We Got You Covered.

Maliyah Grant

October 30, 2018

Join SUB WVAU, WI, and Mxdhouse for a massive 2000s-themed party! We'll be hosting some super talented DJs and throwing it back to the 2000s all night. Make sure you come decked out in your favorite 2000s clothing and bring your friends over to our photobooth!  Don’t know what to wear that fits...

Sample School: Labi Siffre

Sample School: Labi Siffre

August Greenberg

October 29, 2018

Sampled by: Eminem & Dr. Dre, Kanye West, Miguel, Jay-Z Claudius Afolabi "Labi" Siffre was born in London in 1945. Raised Catholic and forced to attend a monastery for school where he was taught partly by monks, Siffre says he has never believed in god. His older brother, Kole, not only helped...

Playlists and genre: a benefit or a harm to exploration

Playlists and genre: a benefit or a harm to exploration

Sam Graziano

October 26, 2018

Up until about a year ago, I didn’t use any music streaming services. I bought the music I thought I wanted. This led me down a path where I was only really listening to the popular acts and I was only listening to their popular songs. I had Nirvana’s Nevermind and loved it but worried that I might...

In Our Feelings: Memories Long Faded Away

In Our Feelings: Memories Long Faded Away

Morgan Bluma

October 26, 2018

Have you ever been just jamming to some tunes while multitasking and then a song comes on and you are just hit with these intense memories? I honestly have and most of it happens with a lot of music I used to be obsessed with in my childhood. I just have this flashback-kind-of-moment where a weird...

Stressful Times Call For Good Music

Stressful Times Call For Good Music

Melissa Weinstein

October 26, 2018

Mondays are hard. Especially when those Mondays are full of back-to-back classes from 9:45 am to 8:00 pm followed by meetings, extracurriculars, a part time job, and let’s not forget that 10 page paper you neglected to write until the very last minute! How can you turn it in earlier though when you h...

Concert Review: lovelytheband Spreads the Love at High-Energy D.C. Show

Concert Review: lovelytheband Spreads the Love at High-Energy D.C. Show

Elyssa Dalaker

October 26, 2018

Last Friday, October 12th, I was lucky enough to see lovelytheband perform a sold-out show at downtown D.C.’s Rock and Roll Hotel. Known primarily for this year’s breakout single “broken,” lovelytheband is comprised of lead vocalist Mitchy Collins, the baby-faced, freshly-turned-22 Jordan Gree...

St. Lenox – Ten Fables Of Young Ambition And Passionate Love (Anyway Records)

St. Lenox – Ten Fables Of Young Ambition And Passionate Love (Anyway Records)

Daniel Sohn, Music Staffer

October 17, 2018

Andrew Choi is a practicing attorney in NYC who writes and records music during his “off hours, at nights and on weekends”. He is also a gay second-generation Korean immigrant. He studied violin at Juilliard and earned degrees from Princeton, Ohio State, and New York University. His first foray into...

Idle Bloom’s Flood the Dial

Idle Bloom’s Flood the Dial

Noah Stevens, Music Staffer

October 16, 2018

There’s something to be said for music that needs to be listened to with the volume all the way up. Nashville rock outfit Idle Bloom’s new record Flood the Dial is nothing if not that kind of music. From the outset, the album is begging to be absolutely blasted from whatever speaker or headphon...

Review: Boy Pablo’s Soy Pablo

Review: Boy Pablo’s Soy Pablo

Solenne Smith, Music Staffer

October 15, 2018

Norwegian indie pop star finds his path to fame with the release of “Everytime” in 2017. From there, his self-started career transcended simple Youtube stardom and currently, Boy Pablo holds over 1 million monthly listeners on Spotify. Recently, Boy Pablo released EP Soy Pablo. Featuring upbeat a...

Nostalgia: how much is too much?

Nostalgia: how much is too much?

Sam Graziano, Web Staffer

October 14, 2018

Five years ago, my musical taste was very different from what it is today. At the time, I knew nothing about jazz, I hadn’t found my appreciation for composers like Bernstein, and I hadn’t discovered the rush of listening to harder acts like My Ticket Home or Architects. Half a decade ago, my musical t...

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