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TARINA TOURET/THE HOYA

Concert Review: LANY at Fillmore Silver Spring

“This experience can only be heightened by enthusiastic response and involvement.” As the lights dimmed, these words filled the and the crowd began to scream. Suddenly, Paul Klein, the lead vocalist of LANY, appeared on stage and began to sing “Dumb Stuff”, the first song of the 21-song set planned[Read More…]

Album: ‘Sleep Well Beast’

Album: ‘Sleep Well Beast’

★★★☆☆ Political strategist Karl Rove described The National’s song “Walk It Back” as “a euro tech pop thing.” The National’s response? “F—k you, Karl.” Rove was asked to comment on the song because “Walk It Back” features a recitation of an infamous quote about political manipulation of reality, which is[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
Album Review: ‘Humanz’

Album Review: ‘Humanz’

★★★☆☆ When the British virtual band Gorillaz began recording its fifth studio album, “Humanz,” in 2016, its creators, Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, invited collaborators to join them in celebrating a “party at the end of world where [Donald] Trump has become president.” Albarn and Hewlett hoped that their album[Read More…]

by June 4, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
Album Review: ‘Being No One, Going Nowhere’

Album Review: ‘Being No One, Going Nowhere’

For indie rock buffs across the country, this is an exciting decade. Since the genre broke into the mainstream in the early 2000s, the style and tone of the music has radically matured, departing from its grunge and classic rock roots to becoming an entirely new genre. STRFKR’s new album[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Music, The Guide
Interview with Georgetown Band Almeda

Interview with Georgetown Band Almeda

The Washington, D.C. music scene is among the nation’s best, boasting stadium-sized concert halls and offbeat venues all within a few streets of each other. Georgetown students, however, need look no further than their own campus to find exciting new sources of music and performance. Bands formed by students often[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Features, Music, The Guide
A Conversation with Bastille’s Kyle Simmons

A Conversation with Bastille’s Kyle Simmons

British pop-rock group Bastille quickly rose to fame in 2013, following the release of hit single “Pompeii” — one of the most streamed tracks that year. Since then, the band has lost none of its momentum, keeping its schedule full with performances, tours and frequent releases of music, most recently,[Read More…]

Album Review: How to Be a Human Being

Album Review: How to Be a Human Being

“How to Be a Human Being,” the sophomore album of English indie rock band Glass Animals, is perhaps best described by a line in the album’s third track, “Season 2 Episode 3”: “Sometimes it makes me laugh, sometimes it makes me sad.” Over the course of the past year and[Read More…]

NAAZ MODAN/THE HOYA
Gabe Spadaccini (COL ’17), Dillon Denehy (MSB ’17), Peter Laughlin (COL ’16) and Ethan Beaman (COL ’16) of band Faces for Radio

The Search for New Sounds in Studio D

A new jazz-inspired alt-rock band, Faces for Radio, is quickly gaining recognition on campus. The band’s jazzy covers and original tunes along with their recent appearances at Kickback and Phoebe Ryan’s show last month at the Healey Family Student Center are helping them grow in popularity. Following this string of[Read More…]

Old Moonlight

Old Moonlight

It all started with an ad on Craigslist. “I was at work in Houston,” Danny Goldberg (NHS ’14) said. “I’d never been on the musician’s thing on Craigslist, but did so at work because I was bored. So I looked up a posting for a kind of Southern rock band.[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments The Guide
Mellen

Mellen

Last September, the five members of Mellen, a folk-rock band, were finally in a position to come together and embark on a new, exciting and banter-filled musical journey. Although the unofficial leader of the band, Mary Ellen Funke (SFS ’15), started her musical career at Georgetown as a solo act, she branched out last[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments The Guide