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Modern Vampires of the City

Modern Vampires of the City

By Kirsten Walz, Photo Editor May 21, 2013

Vampire Weekend’s third studio album, “Modern Vampires of the City,” was originally due to be released on May 7. However, with the overwhelming amount of crazed fan girls (and guys) who stormed their...

More Than Just a Dream

More Than Just a Dream

By Annie Smith, Staff Writer May 20, 2013

It’s more than just music, it’s Fitz and the Tantrums. The band released their new album “More Than Just a Dream” on May 7, and it’s anything but disappointing. Filled with steady drum beats...

Volume 3

Volume 3

By Sara Portnoy, Staff Writer May 15, 2013

She and Him, otherwise known as actress and singer Zooey Deschanel and music partner M. Ward, are back with their fourth studio album titled "Volume 3." Deschanel wrote 11 out of the 14 songs on the album,...

Bankrupt!

“Bankrupt!”

By Caroline Daniel, Staff Writer May 7, 2013

In the four years since the release of their bestselling album “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix,” which included the song “1901” (trust me, you know it), the French indie band Phoenix has been busy in...

Comedown Machine

Comedown Machine

By Kirsten Walz, Photo Editor April 3, 2013

The Strokes are back after a two-year hiatus with the release of their fifth studio LP, "Comedown Machine." Despite the general disappointment stemming from their fourth album, “Angles,” Strokes fans...

X-Fest

X-Fest

By Caroline Daniel, Staff Writer March 29, 2013

Emails were sent out on March 25 to die hard 91X fans about this year’s lineup for X-Fest, a yearly festival put on by the San Diego radio station showcasing some of their favorite artists. 91X is a...

They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants

By Aly Baker, Staff Writer March 27, 2013

First thing that comes to mind when I think of They Might Be Giants? Craziness. Not in a bad way, though. They exude an attitude of outright wackiness combined with a prominent musical prowess. You’d...

Foxygen Album Review

Foxygen Album Review

By Emily Hall, Online Arts Editor March 6, 2013

Up-and-coming band Foxygen’s new album contains significantly less mention of cute animals or scientific elements than expected, but what it does contain is some of the most refreshing indie-pop to be...

Winter Concert Win

By Taylor Knudson, Staff Writer February 6, 2013

The light chatter of conversation and laughter warms the room as a few dozen students spill into the auditorium carrying long pieces of metal in their hands. Eventually, the giggling and talking subsides...

“The Next Day” by David Bowie Album Preview

By Caroline Glass, Arts Editor January 15, 2013

It’s been ten years since the release of David Bowie’s last album. It’s been 6 years since the last time he performed live. But now, he’s back, unfortunately, however, not dressed in drag or doused...

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