The bassline: Billie Eilish represents the age of anxiety and the future of fiction

Music columnist Kyla Walker PO ’22 examines the allure of Billie Eilish in a time of anxiety and uncertainty for Generation Z. “Eilish and her music speaks to a generation that has grown up in chaos amidst 9/11, school shootings and imminent climate change,” she writes.

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The downbeat: Wilco released ‘Ode to Joy,’ so here’s an ode to Wilco

Music columnist Ella Boyd SC ’21 pens an ode to the Chicago alternative rock band Wilco and their new release, “Ode to Joy.” “Filled with their signature stripped down songs, soft vocals and haunting lyrics, Wilco continues to create meaningful music that’s sure to stand the test of time,” she writes.

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OPINION: In praise of the modern opera

Opera has a reputation for being old and stuffy. Yet modern opera demonstrates that the art can be flexible, dynamic and engaging.

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