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Do Knot Count Pretzel Boys Out

Do Knot Count Pretzel Boys Out

April 12, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt Pretzel Boys is an eclectic band comprised of guitarist Ford Murphy, GSB ’20, guitarist and programmed drummer Fritz Ortman, FCRH ’20, bassist Liam Paris, FCRH ’17 and synthist Tim Moun...

The Naked Brothers Band, Stripped Down

The Naked Brothers Band, Stripped Down

April 5, 2017

By Kirsten Goeben The last place I thought I would find myself last Sunday night was at a Naked Brothers Band concert, yet there I was. Nat and Alex Wolff performed at the Gramercy Theatre to promote ...

Drake Picks Apple Music As the Future of Streaming

Drake Picks Apple Music As the Future of Streaming

April 5, 2017

By Patrick Infurna 89.9 million eager listeners tuned in to Apple Music to listen to the world debut of Drake’s highly anticipated album More Life. The crowd shattered the shortly-held record of 56 millio...

Hippo Campus’ “Landmark”

Hippo Campus’ “Landmark”

March 8, 2017

By Meredith Nardino On their debut LP Landmark, Hippo Campus find comfort in the pains of growing up. Jake Luppen, Nathan Stocker, Zach Sutton and Whistler Allen may have named their album Landmark after the music buildi...

Politics and Purposeful Pop at the Grammys

Politics and Purposeful Pop at the Grammys

February 22, 2017

By Erin Cabrey Modern music royalty, from Beyoncé to Adele, convened at Los Angeles’ Staples Center for the 59th Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, hosted by James Corden. Commonly referred to as the “biggest night in music,” this year’s ceremony...

Rumor Has It: Hopeful Returns for the New Year

Rumor Has It: Hopeful Returns for the New Year

February 1, 2017

By Meredith Nardino   If 2016 was any indication, we have an endless amount of incredible music to look forward to this year. Top music publications have been speculating about the biggest album drops of the year, post...

“A Series of Unfortunate Events”

“A Series of Unfortunate Events”

January 25, 2017

By Briana Scalia There is only one word that perfectly encapsulates the plot of the new Netflix original series, “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events,” and it is “unfortunate.” However, no viewer can s...

Recounting a Trying Year in Albums

Recounting a Trying Year in Albums

December 7, 2016

By Meredith Nardino Ah, 2016. I do not think I have ever been so happy to see a year end. Through all of its ups and detrimental downs, music has been the one constant. Every genre, subgenre and sub...

The Two Rams Behind “Rachel Unraveled”

The Two Rams Behind “Rachel Unraveled”

November 16, 2016

By Alexandra Mandalakis Rachel Ravel, FCLC ’19, and Austin Spero, FCLC ’19, both acting majors in the Theatre Program, are releasing the pilot of their original six-episode musical comedy series...

New and Noteworthy Songs for November Listening

New and Noteworthy Songs for November Listening

November 9, 2016

By Meredith Nardino  As the year comes to a close, it is evident that the music industry is entering a vastly eclectic phase. Chart toppers have spanned all genres, from cookie-cutter pop to groundbreaking indie. The en...

JoJo Proves It’s Not Too Little, Too Late in Mad Love

JoJo Proves It’s Not Too Little, Too Late in Mad Love

November 2, 2016

By Erin Cabrey When our generation thinks about the best throwback pop songs, JoJo’s “Leave (Get Out)” is always a contender. The 2004 single, definitive of the much-missed MTV staple TRL, was ...

Lake Street Dive’s Eclectic Sound Can Appeal to All

Lake Street Dive’s Eclectic Sound Can Appeal to All

November 2, 2016

By Ellie Bruckner  Earlier this month, Lake Street Dive performed in front of their largest audience to date at Radio City Music Hall. The packed hall of over 6,000 people was filled with nothing but excitement and pur...

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