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Trendy band t-shirts cause controversy

Trendy band t-shirts cause controversy

Sydney Kaplan, Sports Editor

March 28, 2016

Going from Urban Outfitters to Brandy Melville, Julia Kempner ’16  is shopping in some of the most popular clothing stores in Westport. While there, she is destined to come across clothing items sporting some of her favorite artists. She is not talking about a Justin Bieber or a One Direction shirt; she is referring to the array of bands from...

The 1975 overdoes it with I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it

The 1975 overdoes it with I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2016

Just like the title of this second studio album, The 1975 feeds us a mouthful of musical excess. I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it serves up an array of inconsistent genres, sounds and styles and, quite frankly, it is overwhelming. The British alt-rock group...

Talking with the Heads: A Sit-Down with Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz

Talking with the Heads: A Sit-Down with Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz

May 20, 2011

In the new wave of music equivalent of the Bible, the members of the legendary band The Talking Heads are like Adam and Eve. The Talking Heads, for the otherwise uneducated, were a music group that began in the 1970’s and went all the way to 1991, combining elements of punk rock, pop, funk, art rock and avan...

Holly Jolly Playlist

Holly Jolly Playlist

December 22, 2010

To be honest, I always get a little confused when people complain about hearing too much holiday music. Lyrically, it’s no more mundane than most pop music- the only difference is that instead of songs about love or dancing, we have songs about Santa Claus. More importantly— and far too often, mo...

B.O.M.B. Fest — An Explosion of Music

B.O.M.B. Fest — An Explosion of Music

June 8, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 and Mel Mignucci '12 Features Editor and A&E Editor On May 30, a warm and sunny Sunday afternoon, over 5,000 people gathered on Durham Fairgrounds in Durham, Conn., to see a plethora of musicians perform at the music festival, B.O.M.B. Fest. B.O.M.B. Fest, which stands for "Bring Our Mu...

Brentapalooza: From Backyard to Baseball Stadium

Brentapalooza: From Backyard to Baseball Stadium

June 3, 2010

Alicia Lourekas '12 Opinions Editor From a simple idea to raise money for a young boy with cancer, a local music festival was born. Brentapalooza, the family- friendly festival continues, this Sunday, June 5, 1-11 p.m. at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn. In its second year, the festival has grown fr...

Music Plays Upon the Ear; Moves the Soul

Music Plays Upon the Ear; Moves the Soul

May 28, 2010

Haylee Tyree '11 Guest Writer Music affects all of us. Just ask my mother. “Classical or choral music may help calm people in anxious settings such as hospital emergency rooms. Children being treated for illnesses may have their spirits lifted by upbeat music played in their hosp...

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