Post Tagged with: "music"

Listen to Your Heart

In the wake of Valentine’s Day, the roads are still covered with fading rose petals and there’s hardly a blood diamond left on the shelves of Jareds. All the world heaves either a sigh of relief that they can temporarily forget about their loneliness, or a sigh of depression that it[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Indie Rockers Descend from the Top

Indie Rockers Descend from the Top

Of Montreal, an indie band from Athens, Ga., has made a name for itself by mixing esoteric chamber pop with personal and introspective lyrics.  However, on the band’s latest work, Paralytic Stalks, it has gone too far, leaving an album that confuses and disappoints more than it provokes. Paralytic Stalks opens with[Read More…]

by February 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

A Lioness Cut Down in Her Prime

Posthumous albums are a look back at a musician’s career, their achievements and hits, as well as insight to their works in progress, plans for the future and direction as an artist. Following Amy Winehouse’s death from alcohol poisoning in July, her longtime producer and family decided to release a[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Artists Put New Spin on the Holidays

Artists Put New Spin on the Holidays

It’s finally December, and that can mean only one thing: It’s time for Christmas music! From now until Dec. 25, these classic tunes will dominate the airwaves, spreading good tidings and cheer to anyone and everyone — whether or not they want it. To meet this incredible demand, musicians from[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments The Guide

The Finals Countdown

When you read this headline, did you think that this column was going to be about ’80s music? Did you envision nodding your head as I reminded you of lost gems such as “She’s a Beauty” by The Tubes and ruthlessly mocked David Bowie’s “Fashion”? If you did, I’m sorry; you should[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide
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