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Interview with Stephn: The Process Behind “Mind on Matter”

Interview with Stephn: The Process Behind “Mind on Matter”

Maliyah Grant

April 30, 2019


Filed under Current Columns

Time Before Us. The title of Stephn’s first project hinted at the past, but in reality, the EP was filled with sounds, stories, and emotions that can’t be bound to one moment in time. And the positive response to Stephn’s debut is a clear indicator that we’ll be seeing more from him in the f...

The Doors, Classic Rock, & Why You Should Care About Romanticism

The Doors, Classic Rock, & Why You Should Care About Romanticism

Niccolo Bechtler, Web Staffer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Current Columns

For most of recorded history, if you wanted to know about how common tropes of classic rock songwriting share common ground with the aesthetics of 19­century Romantic art and literature, you’d be out of luck. Then, just recently, some dude wrote a book about it (which—full disclosure—I...

The Social Dig: It’s Beychella All Over Again

The Social Dig: It’s Beychella All Over Again

Chanell Noise, Web Staffer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Current Columns, Uncategorized

Homecoming: The Live Album reinforces the timelessness of Beyonce and her influencers’ music. Leave it to Beyoncé to give listeners an album long enough to be a movie. Homecoming: The Live Album, was released on Apr. 17 on all major streaming platforms alongside her Netflix documentary of the ...

Album Review: GARAGEB&

Album Review: GARAGEB&

Morgan Bluma, Web Staffer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Music Reviews

The Neighbourhood’s front man, Jesse Rutherford, just released his second solo album titled “GARAGEB&” on April 12. The Neighbourhood is an alternative pop/ rock band that have always made some pretty exciting tunes. I have been a fan of them since I can remember to be honest. My very first...

MetaMusician: They Might Be My Favorite

MetaMusician: They Might Be My Favorite

Sam Graziano

April 19, 2019


Filed under Current Columns

They Might Be Giants. Even if you haven’t heard the name, you’ve definitely heard some of their work. They’ve recorded the theme songs for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Malcom in the Middle among other things. They’ve also have had a career spanning almost four decades with 22 studio albums under t...

In Our Feelings: Coachella, Overrated or Underrated?

In Our Feelings: Coachella, Overrated or Underrated?

Morgan Bluma

April 18, 2019


Filed under Current Columns

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lleYJOwpRC8 Everyone by now knows and has continuously heard about Coachella. Right off the bat, in my opinion, it is very much overrated. I have my favorite festival back home, Summerfest, which does not get enough rep. It is far cheaper and, to me, have way better ...

Why I Cover: “I Wanna Be Your Dog” by The Stooges

Why I Cover: “I Wanna Be Your Dog” by The Stooges

Milo Paul

April 16, 2019


Filed under Current Columns

If you couldn’t already tell, I like Iggy Pop. One of the first installments of my “Why I Cover” series was about his song “The Passenger” and, realistically, it’s not going to surprise me if he reappears here again from time to time. That man has done a lot in his decades-spanning career ...

The Death of Rock in the Desert: Coachella Then vs Now

The Death of Rock in the Desert: Coachella Then vs Now

Shannon Durazo

April 15, 2019


Filed under Current Columns

Rock music, whether in its pure Rolling Stones-esque form or manifested into its many different sub-genres, has been steadily declining in the American music festival circuit. And this year’s Coachella Music Festival, with the exception of some independent heavy hitters like Ty Segall and White Fence,...

The Social Dig: Honest Raps From The City That Never Sleeps

The Social Dig: Honest Raps From The City That Never Sleeps

Chanell Noise, Web Staffer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Current Columns

A year later, it's time to reflect on the reach of young, authentic and niche NYC artists’ albums. Vacation In Hell, Flatbush Zombies second studio album, celebrated its one year anniversary on Apr. 6. The group released their album through their own independent record label, Glorious Dead Recordings....

Feminist Punk in the UK

Feminist Punk in the UK

Johanna Zenn, Web Staffer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Current Columns

The American Riot Grrrl movement gets a lot of the spotlight when talking about the history of feminist music, and for very good reason. Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the band Bikini Kill, was prolific in launching this movement, taking the anti-establishment spirit of punk music and giving it a specifically...

London Calling

London Calling

Melissa Weinstein

April 5, 2019


Filed under Current Columns

When I was filling out the endless paperwork to go abroad next semester, I was met with multiple essay questions asking why I specifically wanted to study in London, England. I knew I should probably just say what they wanted to hear; something about London’s rich culture and fascinating history. Althou...

Review: HVOB- Rocco

Review: HVOB- Rocco

Shannon Durazo

April 5, 2019


Filed under Music Reviews

The mention of the “electro-pop” genre may garner a distinctive foul look from any Moroder or Kraftwerk purist, brought on by the troubling remembrance that hit-makers like Calvin Harris or worse—The Chainsmokers are considered members of the genre. Despite this assumption, the reality is modern...

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