Thao Nguyen, Mirah Zeitlyn, and Merrill Garbus don’t yet have the name recognition to collectively be called a “supergroup.” But with Garbus on board as co-producer, Thao and Mirah’s self-titled album showcases the talents of three fantastic female songwriters, so they still deserve recognition.
An Horse’s career reads like the stuff of teenage daydreams: after a few jam sessions, guitarist and vocalist Kate Cooper forms a band with drummer Damon Cox, her co-worker at a Brisbane record store.
If you’ve ever made the tragic error of watching an episode of “Two and a Half Men,” you may have marveled at just how far the American situation comedy has fallen, from the heights of “Frasier,” “Friends,” and “Seinfeld”—to “Cougar Town” and “Back to You.”
The Raveonettes are one of those bands that, every year or so, releases a solid album to little fanfare. Any indie rock devotee has heard their name; few care. And really, fanfare would be a bit much to expect—all of the Raveonettes’ albums sound the same.
The White Stripes have just disbanded. Interpol is down a legendary bass player and skidding ever faster towards irrelevance. And the Vines—Christ, whatever happened to them? Of the Indie Rock Class of 2001, only The Strokes are still standing.
“You take one hat off, you put another hat on,” said composer, musician, and producer Stuart Bogie. Right now, he’s putting most of his energy into his latest project, Superhuman Happiness, who will be playing at Eclectic this Saturday night.
Long before the shorthand “rom-com” started being used to describe romantic comedies, the movie genre was already the butt of a number of jokes.
The Decemberists have a penchant for Victorian dress. The Portland-based band became famous for their carefully crafted nerd pop and their obvious British folk influences.
I wear a locket around my neck nearly every day. Inside it are pictures of my two idols, Oscar Wilde and Cher. No one who sees my locket has any trouble getting behind my appreciation of Wilde
Kathleen Hanna, third-wave feminist icon and the most famous leader of the “riot grrrl” movement, arrived on campus as a guest speaker last Friday.
When I woke up this morning, threw on yesterday’s sweater, walked to the fridge, and went straight for the cheddar cheese, I had a revelation: I am Liz Lemon. That’s right, 30 Rock’s lead character and Tina Fey’s alter ego, Liz Lemon. Slovenly, repressed, emotion-eating, verbally abusive Liz Lemon.
The nineties were the golden age of the situation comedy. This was the decade that saw the likes of Seinfeld, Friends, Frasier, and Boy Meets World. Yes, Boy Meets World. No, it wasn’t critically acclaimed.
Belle and Sebastian has entered maturity; feverish early acclaim has cooled to comfortable critical appreciation and their fan base remains so unshakeable that they can debut in the top ten on the charts of their native UK despite a nearly five year hiatus.
There are more connections between science and dance than you might think. “Many parallels exist between the laboratory and the rehearsal hall, in terms of trial and error, formulating a hypothesis, and the path of inquiry that comes with developing a piece of original work,” said Center for the Arts Director Pamela Tatge.
I am a connoisseur of high school films. I see myself in every character, from Cher to Ferris to Bill and Ted.
Lush, gothic soundscapes? Rhythm section thrust front and center? Fraught lyrics about love in Gotham? Check, check, and check. Interpol’s new self-titled album has all of their usual hallmarks — so what’s missing?