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Editor’s Pick: Beach House

April 24, 2013

Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick, Music

By KATE DOHENY Beach House opened after Dum Dum Girls for Vampire Weekend the day before Easter 2010 in Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.That was the first time I heard such a sound. I did not fully appreciate Beach House’s awesomeness at that concert, because, naturally, I was focused on seeing “Vampy Weeks” perform. I recognized that they were a good band, but I had spent the minutes that I was waiting for Ezra Koe...

Editor’s Pick: Emile Sandes’ ‘Our Version of Events’

Editor’s Pick: Emile Sandes’ ‘Our Version of Events’

April 17, 2013

By DREW RAPP With spring in full bloom, I found myself engaging in a modern take on the spring cleaning ritual. Computer in tow, I made my way to Eddie’s for an afternoon in the sun where I could cle...

Tyler, the Creator’s ‘Wolf’ in Review

April 17, 2013

Filed under Culture, Music, Review

By JOSEPH VITALE Tyler, the Creator’s journey thus far has involved mixtapes, albums, music video awards, television shows, Twitter fights and everything in between. Now, as his underground hype begins to simmer and his talents begin to soar, it is exciting to see the now 22-year-old inspire, be inspired and put together his best effort yet. On his latest release, Wolf, Tyler chooses tighter beats, boosts the productio...

Fleetwood Mac at Madison Square Garden in Review

Fleetwood Mac at Madison Square Garden in Review

April 10, 2013

By RICHARD BORDELON The “Gold Dust Woman” and her band mates were on in full force on Monday night, as Fleetwood Mac performed to a packed house at Madison Square Garden.  This concert was the th...

Bandcamp: By the Bands, for the Bands (and Fans)

April 3, 2013

Filed under Culture, Music

By JULIE BOCHAT STAFF  WRITER What the words “discovered,” “fame,” “passion,” “love,” “goals” have in common is that they can become real for people who participate in a band-hosting site called Bandcamp. Bandcamp is a website that hosts anyone’s music without adding all the unnecessary advertisements and negative traffic. Instead, it is a private space for artists to provide a service for their...

Editor’s Pick: Rave Culture

April 3, 2013

Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick, Music

By ANNE COUTURE WEB EDITOR The first time I heard about EDM, or Electronic Dance Music, I was immediately suspicious. Did everyone do drugs? If I started dancing would I be judged for either my straight edge mentality or my awful dance moves? I decided to try it mostly because my desire to wear a tutu and stacks of colorful beads outweighed my fear. I am glad I did it. My first experience was at Roseland Ballroom. My friends...

Summer Music Festivals: Know What to Expect

Summer Music Festivals: Know What to Expect

March 20, 2013

By DANIEL FINNEGAN STAFF WRITER SXSW, famous for being the largest music festival of its kind, with over 2,200 official performers, provides its audiences with a wide variety of musicians, from J...

The Death of the CD

The Death of the CD

March 6, 2013

By JULIE BOCHET CONTRIBUTING WRITER Rock, Goth, Blues, Punk, Rap and Hip-Hop. All these different musical genres have one thing in common: they are part of the changing landscape in the music industry and the...

La La Lush Performs at Webster Hall

La La Lush Performs at Webster Hall

February 20, 2013

By DEVON SHERIDAN CULTURE EDITOR The timeline of the history of La La Lush reads like a “How-To” recipe for college bands in search of both on and off-campus popularity. Having played together for a short...

Gangnam Style, Move Over for Harlem Shake

Gangnam Style, Move Over for Harlem Shake

February 20, 2013

By ANNE COUTURE WEB EDITOR Before January 30, 2013, no one had ever heard of Baauer’s, “Harlem Shake.” Now, it is the number one iTunes song in Australia, only ousted from the number one positio...

Controversy, Surprise at Grammys

February 14, 2013

Filed under Culture, Music

By JOE VITALE ASSISTANT OPIONIONS EDITOR Last year, music fans watched Adele sweep the Grammys taking home six awards. Her fans, of course, experienced euphoria — their new queen was rightfully crowned. Everyone else, however, was less impressed; the lack of variety and surprises fell short of the ceremony’s hype. For the 2013, both variety and surprises were sprinkled throughout the evening, both on and off the sta...

Arts and Entertainment Looks Forward to 2013

February 6, 2013

Filed under Art, Books, Culture, Music, Television

By PATRICK DOHERTY STAFF WRITER Films: Hollywood and the independent market are looking forward to a promising year, with many well-regarded directors returning with bright expectation of future prospects After trying their hands at creating a Western, the Coen brothers now turn their eyes to Greenwich Village with Inside Llewyn Davis. Loosely based on the memoir of musician Dave Van Rock, the movie follows Oscar Isaac,...

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