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What are students listening to these days?

By MELANIE MAZZA   In the library, Oppenheimer Café or Diversions Café, Loggers are loyally plugged into their headphones. It is a well-known fact that our campus is a music-loving one, but did you ever wonder what kind of music everyone is really listening to? If so, this might give you an idea. Senior Alli Cobb, working away in Oppenheimer on a sunny Friday afternoon, was listening to “Postcards from Hell” by the Wood Brothers, a bluegrass band made up of (you guessed it) brothers Chris and Oliver Wood. Their...
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Sasquatch! lineup draws crowds

Sasquatch! Music Festival has been filling the Memorial Day weekend plans of Washingtonians for over a decade. Originally founded in 2002 by local concert promoter Adam Zacks, the first lineup included artists such as Blackalicious, Galactic, Jack Johnson, Ben Harper and The String Cheese incident. Since its humble first beginnings, Sasquatch! has grown immensely to become one of America’s most popular music festivals and to boast one of the most impressive lineups so far. This year, Sasquatch! is taking a different direction with its schedule. Sasquatch! usually takes place over...
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Band Brass Bed brings both heavy and vulnerable sounds

Four-man rock group Brass Bed released their third full-length album on April 23, further establishing their well-deserved place on the indie rock scene. “A louder version of the Beatles” is how the band describes itself, playing around with pseudo-psychedelic rock themes but keeping it accessible enough for more conservative listeners. Their recent release, The Secret Will Keep You, sings of growing up. However, instead of your standard angst-filled productions that result from memories of adolescence, the men sing poignantly on their themes and convey their experiences in a very cool,...
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Album released by indie band Caveman

This second, self-titled album from Brooklyn quartet Caveman continues their legacy of crashing into the music scene suddenly and without warning. Caveman surprised listeners and music critics by entering the sphere suddenly but with great power. The band, made up of Matthew Iwanusa, Jimmy Carbonetti, Stefan Marolachakis and Sam Hopkins, humbly constructed these musical works that have been generally well received by the music community. The four men, writing and recording music in Brooklyn gained the attention of Fat Possum Records. Caveman began opening for established bands such as Edward...
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