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Indie Soloist Shines Brightly in Fourth Album

Indie Soloist Shines Brightly in Fourth Album

While the name Leslie Feist may not ring any bells for many listeners, her music certainly will.  Performing under the mononym Feist, she released her first album, 2007’sThe Reminder, to near-universal critical acclaim. It garnered that praise for its mellow, bubble-gum singles, especially the infectious “1234” (also known as, “that song from the iPod Nano commercials”).[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 9.23.11

“Is It Me” The Kooks Junk of the Heart 3 stars The English indie-rock band The Kooks has a catchy hit on its hands with this first single from its third album, Junk of the Heart. Infused with more melancholia than some of the band’s  earlier hits, “Is It Me” is[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Campus Spotlight: The Big Hunt

The Big Hunt is a daylong adventure that you’ll remember forever and an experience a first-year Hoya must not miss. The Big Hunt combines the fun of a night out with your friends with the urgency of The Amazing Race. Freshmen and transfer students compete in teams of four to[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Gosling Takes a Wild and Dangerous Ride

Opening with a suspenseful car chase, Drive may at first seem to be your typical fast-driving, muscle-car movie. But as soon as the opening credits roll (in a florid, hot pink font) to the tune of an ’80s-inspired electro-pop song, it becomes clear that the drama, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, is not your average[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments The Guide

One Night in Paris

This summer, I experienced a tour-de-force of food on a trip to Paris. There, I tasted heaven daily through the delicacies of the simple yet consistently amazing French cuisine. Needless to say, upon returning to Georgetown and the dull experience of Leo’s, I began craving the food I enjoyed during[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Crime and Corruption Run Deep in Baltimore

Since the finale of HBO’s “The Wire,” no show has been able to deliver the same level of complexity and gruesome realism. Having aired from 2002 to 2008, the show hasn’t had a contemporary audience for a few years. Although here at Hulu Saxa we tend to write about current programs that are[Read More…]

by September 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide

The Most Expensive Walk on M Street You’ve Ever Taken

Walk down M Street on a Sunday afternoon and you may be able to catch a glimpse of the eight-month-old Sweets of Georgetown Chocolate Tour.  Though these tours are relatively new to Georgetown, they have existed for several years in Boston and more recently in other locations aroundD.C.  The brainchild of[Read More…]

by September 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Bands Spring Ahead With Fall Music

Bands Spring Ahead With Fall Music

The Whole Love by Wilco, due out Sept. 27 Beloved Chicago boys Wilco are set to come out with the follow up to their underwhelming 2009 release Wilco (The Album) later this month. Based on NPR’s streaming preview of the album, The Whole Love seems to continue the band’s departure from its original alternative country roots back into[Read More…]

by September 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Clap Your Hands and Stop Crying

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah first garnered attention for earning enough of a fan base on the Internet to successfully release their first self-titled album in 2005, even though they were unsigned. For their third full-length album, Hysterical, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah returns in collaboration with producer JohnCongleton, who has[Read More…]

by September 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Making the Cut for The Corp and GUASFCU

Making the Cut for The Corp and GUASFCU

Each year at the Student Activities Fair, students man over 100 tables on Copley Lawn, each station decorated with sign-up sheets, giveaways and baked goods. Students have the opportunity to window shop for their favorite club, volunteer organization or sports team. But for the fresh faces sifting through countless emails[Read More…]

by September 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide