Saying Goodbye: A Semi-Sentimental Soundtrack

Perhaps one day I’ll miss frantically scribbling down 800 words every other Thursday evening, but that day is not today. That said, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t feel compelled to do something at least a little bit special for my last column. In a perfect world, I’d

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No Lack of Variety at Pitzer’s 2016 Kohoutek Festival

If I’m being brutally honest, I wouldn’t describe myself as particularly psyched for this weekend’s Kohoutek Music Festival at Pitzer College. But then again, I only really feel that way since I’m still coming down from last week’s rather wicked iteration of Nochella, which ended in a boisterous crowd storming

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Pre-Spring Break Releases: Something for Everyone

Tonight, March 4, there's a KSPC-sponsored show at Scripps College’s Margaret Fowler Garden featuring the incredible French Vanilla and Allison Weiss. Both groups are explicitly feminist and queer, and you should absolutely go support their work if you’re around and like things with guitars, but other than that, there’s not too much happening

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Finding Beats Before Your Deadlines, On Campus and Elsewhere

As we crawl toward the end of the semester, it’s always fun to watch how the impending turmoil of finals and deadlines exerts its force on our social habits. Campus events and parties tend to take on a weird kind of desperation right before the weeklong library hibernation sets in. Luckily, there’s no

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Finding Solace in Music: Jams to Help Let Loose This Week

There’s no getting around it. Going to shows and hanging out in clubs has felt wrong recently. It’s not quite guilt, but between violence abroad, politics at home (traditional and structural) and the standard soul-crushing deluge of schoolwork, it’s safe to say I don’t feel great about continuing business as usual. That said, I

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