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Unpopular Opinion: Last Christmas is a Better Christmas Song than All I Want For Christmas is You

Unpopular Opinion: Last Christmas is a Better Christmas Song than All I Want For Christmas is You

Johanna Zenn

December 10, 2017


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Happy holidays y‰'all! Through the stress of finals, I‰'m sure some are finding a small semblance of comfort by playing holiday tunes while making endless amounts of Quizlet flash card sets. As everyone knows, staple of the holiday season is the constant playing of Mariah Carey‰'s iconic 1994 hit, ...

The Commune: Or, a Love Letter to DC‰’s DIY Music Scene

The Commune: Or, a Love Letter to DC‰’s DIY Music Scene

Milo Paul

December 10, 2017


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Dear Assholes, Somewhere, somehow, and somewhen, I am going to play at your establishment in DC. Might not be March, might not be next March. Might not even be tomorrow. But at some point, your 500 bands per square mile of DC are going to kneel their inept little heads down to meet my guitarfucking...

A Review of Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’

A Review of Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’

Katherine Mickewich

December 6, 2017


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Courtesy of Taylor Swift Taylor Swift‰'s relationship with the public has been anything but smooth sailing over the past few years. Something that hasn‰'t wavered drastically is her musical ability. With every album comes an onslaught of bops and bangers which most whom do not like her personality, ...

Babyface: Music Magician

Babyface: Music Magician

Miguel Wilson

December 5, 2017


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Kenneth “Babyface‰” Edmonds not only has a stretch of Indianan highway named in his honor; he also has played a hand in creating countless R&B hits in his music career. What better way to show appreciation for R&B than to acknowledge someone that knows it best? In my years of musical...

Punk Pop vs. Pop Punk, Ramones-core vs. Hi-Fi Punk

Punk Pop vs. Pop Punk, Ramones-core vs. Hi-Fi Punk

Milo Paul

December 4, 2017


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The Offspring, unfortunately, was how I was introduced to Punk. “Punk‰Û. Growing up a Beatles aficionado, arguing constantly to more musically knowledgeable classmates that Ringo Starr was the world‰'s best drummer (Hey, he‰'s filthy rich and Keith Moon is dead, I thought that theory held...

Twisted Love

Twisted Love

Morgan Bluma

November 30, 2017


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Plenty of people have strong feelings towards Selena, good or bad, but I‰'ve always admired her for being incredibly positive and down to earth. It‰'s interesting how much we idolize celebrities and artists, even though we don‰'t know them personally. I‰'ve never met Selena or even been to one of he...

“Human, Like the Rest of Us; Weak:‰” How Jukebox The Ghost‰’s “The Spiritual‰” Shows the Futility of Internalizing Human Struggles

“Human, Like the Rest of Us; Weak:‰” How Jukebox The Ghost‰’s “The Spiritual‰” Shows the Futility of Internalizing Human Struggles

Jonathan Skufca

November 30, 2017


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The last two weeks of classes are heavy times, so instead of discussing a lighthearted song while I take a break from doing final projects, studying for final exams, practicing for my trombone jury, and preparing for the LSAT, I‰'m going to tackle a song with a heavy subject matter. Take a seat, grab...

New Age R&B

New Age R&B

Miguel Wilson

November 20, 2017


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Photo: Pigeons and Planes In the world of music, it is no surprise to see artists mature throughout their careers, and I, like many others, enjoy following their progress. What is even more exciting to see is the evolution of the music industry itself. In this week‰'s edition of Nayhoo, I‰'d like...

Dark Pop Smart Pop and Bangers

Dark Pop Smart Pop and Bangers

Olivia Donohue, Olivia Donohue

November 19, 2017


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Photo by Celebrities Temple I‰'m really stupid. I actually didn‰'t notice it until it had already happened. It was some time later in the year 2015 when someone pointed it out to me. I was in his car and we were listening to the deluxe CD version of Taylor Swift‰'s 1989 and critically analyzing it...

“Bipolar Illness?" I Thought He Said “Bipolar Elvis‰Û: A Review of AJJ‰’s ‘People Who Can Eat People are the Luckiest People in the World’

“Bipolar Illness?" I Thought He Said “Bipolar Elvis‰Û: A Review of AJJ‰’s ‘People Who Can Eat People are the Luckiest People in the World’

Milo Paul

November 19, 2017


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Photo by AJJ “More reviews of old albums? Why do you think people care about your opinions??‰” you say. To you, dear reader, I reply with “I don‰'t even care about my opinions, but I have to write a weekly article or face expulsion! Bear with me!‰Û The original route I was going to take...

Now Spinning: Hippo Campus Live

Now Spinning: Hippo Campus Live

Noor Hannosh

November 17, 2017


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November 13 was St.Paul Minnesota band Hippo Campus‰' first time headlining a show at the 9:30 club in DC. They have toured in DC a few times before opening up for other artists and headlining at The Black Cat. This is my second time seeing them, the first time being back home in North Carolina, and I...

Space Captain at the Black Cat 11.08.17

Chris Cassidy

November 16, 2017


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