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It’s the Freakin’ Weekend, Baby

Do you know what’s great about this April? Besides the usual nice weather, overabundance of spring concerts and events and of course, Georgetown Day, the best thing about this year’s April is that there are five weekends. Five weekends! That’s one more whole weekend than we usually get, which means[Read More…]

by April 9, 2011 0 comments The Guide

What’s Love Got to Do With It?: Four Indie-Rock Power Couples

Inter-band relationships don’t always work out so well, unless you’re Johnny Cash and June Carter and just charm the pants off every crowd you grace with your honky-tonk presence. Things didn’t go quite as well for Ike and Tina Turner, nor for Blondie founders Debbie Harry and Chris Stein. Meg[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments The Guide
What’s Love Got to Do With It?: Four Indie-Rock Power Couples

What’s Love Got to Do With It?: Four Indie-Rock Power Couples

Inter-band relationships don’t always work out so well, unless you’re Johnny Cash and June Carter and just charm the pants off every crowd you grace with your honky-tonk presence. Things didn’t go quite as well for Ike and Tina Turner, nor for Blondie founders Debbie Harry and Chris Stein. Meg[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

In Defense of the Music Industry’s So-Called Digital Doomsday

It was a big week for music, y’all. We celebrated the would-be 80th birthday of soul king Sam Cooke and the 123rd of O.G. folk singer Leadbelly. Coachella released a lineup for a summer music festival that is quite unbelievable, as it lists almost every decent band to walk the[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the R&B Sample

People love labels that break from the past: the New Deal, the New South, the next big thing, post-rock, post-modernism, post-everything. And music critics — myself included — are maybe the worst when it comes to the compulsive need to categorize the new and minute variations in their subjects, like[Read More…]

by January 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the R&B Sample

People love labels that break from the past: the New Deal, the New South, the next big thing, post-rock, post-modernism, post-everything. And music critics — myself included — are maybe the worst when it comes to the compulsive need to categorize the new and minute variations in their subjects, like[Read More…]

by January 13, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Students Gather Together for Dinner With a Side of Politics

Students who gathered at O’Donovan Hall Wednesday night for a debate-watch party witnessed a dramatic change as the typical cafeteria scene was transformed by linen table cloths, elegant decorations, gourmet food and tuxedo-clad caterers waiting to remove empty plates while students waited in anticipation for the start of the third[Read More…]

by October 17, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized