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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
Band Aid: Merging Music with a Social Conscience

Band Aid: Merging Music with a Social Conscience

It’s one in the afternoon and the Do Good Bus is parked outside the 9:30 Club, right beside the tour bus of smash-hit indie band Foster the People. While the band is inside warming up, excited volunteers climb on-board, not knowing quite what they are getting themselves into. Inside, paper[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Hit the Road, Jack

Ahh, the great American road trip. A time when we can explore our nation from sea to shining sea, sleep in dingy motels, eat exclusively from diners and vending machines and generally pretend to be Jack Kerouac. With Columbus Day looming on the distant horizon, I bet that many of us[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide
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