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The Only People Angry Enough to Unironically Like Nu Metal

The Only People Angry Enough to Unironically Like Nu Metal

November 5, 2017


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The doubtless blurry picture above is the only photo of myself in my favorite outfit from when I was thirteen that survived the redactions I made to my online presence to make sure no one knows I existed between the ages of ten to fourteen. As you can see I‰'m rocking a great tan, my hair was still...

REVIEW: Lavender‰’s “You Are In The Right Place‰Û

REVIEW: Lavender‰’s “You Are In The Right Place‰Û

Cam Diagonale

November 3, 2017


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Lavender‰'s “You Are In The Right Place‰” - Charming, Polished Indie Pop That Hits Home (Literally) RIYL: The 1975, Wolf Alice, The Naked and Famous Local garage pop band Lavender have released their debut EP, entitled, “You Are In The Right Place.‰” The EP is aptly named, as the four...

Losing One’s Self

Losing One’s Self

Morgan Bluma

November 2, 2017


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You know how essentially everyone has three personalities: with their friends, family, and by themselves. In different spaces, we present different parts of ourselves to fit the situation. There‰'s always that idea of whether to follow your head or your heart. It‰'s in our humanity to adapt. W...

“Nervous in the Alley:‰” Why Pre “All Star‰” Smash Mouth is the best Smash Mouth

“Nervous in the Alley:‰” Why Pre “All Star‰” Smash Mouth is the best Smash Mouth

Jonathan Skufca

November 1, 2017


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If you haven‰'t somehow heard the 1999 massive hit “All Star,‰” off of Smash Mouth‰'s sophomore record, Astro Lounge, please show me the rock you called out from under so I can use it to escape from distractions while I‰'m studying. All joking aside, the song has been everywhere, from movie so...

Not Like the Other Boys: Songs That Enable Softboys

Not Like the Other Boys: Songs That Enable Softboys

Amanda Jagus

October 31, 2017


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By now, the term softboy has become a ubiquitous part of millennial vernacular. Popular discourse hypothesizes that the softboy is the antithesis of the f-boy. However, I argue that softboys are the “sensitive‰” foils to f-boys that wield their emotions in a different, yet still destructive man...

MAX @ U Street Music Hall

MAX @ U Street Music Hall

Miguel Wilson

October 30, 2017


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MAX and Rozes put on an energetic display of showmanship at U Street Music Hall on the 26th of October. In his first headlining show in D.C, Max Schneider put on a concert that will certainly be remembered. I love how there was definitely a link between the two sets performed, and the entire night was...

"Kathy’s Song": For the Nostalgic Sadboi in All of Us

"Kathy’s Song": For the Nostalgic Sadboi in All of Us

Maddie Haines

October 30, 2017


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These days it seems everyone has been reveling in the coming of autumn, with its cooler temperatures, thick sweaters, pumpkin spice everything, and general spookiness. Hear me out, though. While I‰'m happy to do the Monster Mash and go apple picking with the best of them, I‰'ve always found the changing...

~The 10 Most Witchy Songs For Halloween~

~The 10 Most Witchy Songs For Halloween~

Johanna Zenn

October 29, 2017


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Happy Halloweekend people! Whether you‰'re going to a costume party, trick-or-treating on Embassy Row, or watching a screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show at midnight (which is what yours truly is doing), Halloween is the time to live your best and weirdest life. That being said, it‰'s also the best...

I Never Asked for the Truth, But You Showed It to Me: A Review of Guided By Voices‰’ Alien Lanes, Pt.1

I Never Asked for the Truth, But You Showed It to Me: A Review of Guided By Voices‰’ Alien Lanes, Pt.1

Milo Paul

October 29, 2017


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Photo: Mr Hipster Bob Pollard is something of a God to me. An elementary school teacher with a penchant for the Who and booze, Pollard started “Guided By Voices‰” as a little hobby for himself and his friends when they were drunk. Most agree that the albums they produced in their early days we...

TV Girl Concert Review

TV Girl Concert Review

Giliann Karon

October 29, 2017


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I‰'m pretty sure I‰'m TV Girl‰'s biggest fan. Granted, there‰'s like, 30 of us, so that‰'s not a huge accomplishment. 50 other people and I huddled in the basement of Comet Ping Pong on Monday. A single color changing light hung above the stage. The venue was small and the single female face felt...

An Interview with Joe Casey of Protomartyr

An Interview with Joe Casey of Protomartyr

Max Gowan, Tessa Dolt

October 27, 2017


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Joe Casey at Rock and Roll Hotel//Photo:Tessa Dolt After Protomartyr's soundcheck at Rock and Roll Hotel on Thursday, frontman Joe Casey sat down with us to talk about Protomartyr's latest album release off Domino Records, Relatives in Descent.  Max: Besides being on a new label, what would you say makes Relatives In Descent a differen...

Peach Pit Interview Part II: The Commodore, Funky Dudes & Good Vibes

Peach Pit Interview Part II: The Commodore, Funky Dudes & Good Vibes

Rosa Pyo

October 27, 2017


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From left to right, Chris, Mikey, Peter, & Neil All of my articles for WVAU can be put into this one single tweet by the Tyler, The Creator: Un-Follow Me Now, This Is Gonna Be the Only Thing I Tweet About For The Next Week. Ive Wanted This For Years Fuck. What The Fuck. — Tyler, The Creator ...

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