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Campus Spotlight // Phantoms

Campus Spotlight // Phantoms

The Georgetown Phantoms is Georgetown’s oldest co-ed a cappella group.  Founded in 1988, the Phantoms began as a loosely-organized holiday caroling group, putting on spontaneous performances around campus and popping up like “Phantoms” (hence our name). Over the last 23 years, we have developed into a dynamic group of about 19 Hoyas, maintaining[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Drake Takes Care of Business on New Album

Take Care will confuse a lot of Drake enthusiasts because the Young Money pretty boy’s sophomore album transcends the conformity of traditional rap records. Not only does Drake flawlessly blend R and B and rap, he also touches on subject matter that supersedes “money talk.” In the year it has taken him to[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments The Guide
DJ Duo Emerges in Georgetown

DJ Duo Emerges in Georgetown

When asked what they look for in a song, their answer was immediate. “The beat,” Adam Fernandez (MSB ’12), also known by his stage name, Dank, said. Ratchet, or Von’Travis (VT) Crawford (NHS ’12) agreed, as if the words were looped over. The two Georgetown seniors, who met freshman year living on the[Read More…]

by November 10, 2011 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Even With New Album Out, Wale’s Still Chillin’

Even With New Album Out, Wale’s Still Chillin’

On Attention Deficit, we found Wale still discovering himself, but what he brought to the table was undeniable: a unique flow. Wale’s voice and lyrical delivery have become his most recognizable characteristics. Sure, some of his lyrics are crazy, but Wale’s trademark is his rhythm. In Ambition, Wale has essentially perfected his[Read More…]

by November 5, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Fine-Tuning Spaces For Music Stars to Flourish

It’s time for our campus to face the music — and that means providing students with the room to hear it. While a host of undergraduate music groups like to jam out — including a small army of a cappella groups and a range of formal choral and instrumental groups[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Not So Spooky Tunes For Your Halloweekend

Those of you who read this column may have noticed that my suggested weekly tunes usually follow a theme. This makes it easy for me to make quips and for you to (hopefully) know whether or not you will like a given song or artist. In related news, the sacred[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 10.21.11

“Princess of China” Coldplay feat. Rihanna Mylo Xyloto 3 stars The third single from Coldplay’s latest album, Mylo Xyloto, “Princess of China” pushes the boundaries for both Coldplay and Rihanna’s usual styles. The song is loaded with an abundance of sounds focusing heavily on synth and electronica and providing a sense of momentum to its listeners. “We[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 10.14.11

“New Whaling” Bonnie “Prince” Billy Wolfroy Goes to Town 3 stars Will Oldham, a.k.a. Bonnie “Prince” Billy, is an Americana legend. While “New Whaling” and the rest ofWolfroy Goes to Town won’t hurt his reputation, the song highlights how his music can be considered either hit or miss. Even with its[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Future Beats

Future Beats

On Aug. 1, 1981, MTV aired its first music video, “Video Killed the Radio Star,” a new single from the British, new wave, one-hit wonders The Buggles. This technology, then on its trial run, revolutionized the music business of the next 20 years — until it was time for another switch[Read More…]

by October 8, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Delving Into The Great Unknowns

Delving Into The Great Unknowns

Despite the slightly ironic nature of their name, The Great Unknowns have struck a chord in the hearts of many with their alternative-country sound. The Great Unknowns will perform tonight at the Rock N Roll Hotel in D.C. to preview their upcoming album Homefront. Proceeds from the event will be donated to[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide