playlist: love & mathematics

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it’s nearly decorative gourd season. that means it’s time to don your cardigans for a uncomfortably warm stroll across campus, tell the kid in your math class you think he’s cute & snuggle… Continue reading

Cults “Static”

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    Cults Static [Columbia; 2013]   by Zach Heltzel Perhaps I am just bad at paying attention, but Static, the second album by pop duo Cults, does not sound like a breakup… Continue reading

playlist: working on yr fitness

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That’s The Way That It Goes: Top 10 New Order Songs

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That’s The Way That It Goes: Top 10 New Order Songs   by Erin Riley Even if you have never heard of New Order, chances are you’ve heard of Joy Division. Even before… Continue reading

Of Montreal “Lousy with Sylvianbriar”

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Of Montreal “Lousy with Sylvianbriar” [2013] by Zach Heltzel We should all feel, for the lack of a better word, lucky, for Of Montreal’s prolificacy. In just 17 years, this deliciously odd indie… Continue reading

Born Gold “I Am An Exit”

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Born Gold “I Am An Exit” [2013] by Taylor Gilliam When synth pop group Gobble Gobble broke up, the sparse but dedicated fan base was devastated.  I’m sure some overly emotionally invested girls… Continue reading

Yuck – Glow and Behold

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I really want to like Yuck’s latest effort Glow & Behold, I really do. Since their self-titled debut in 2011, Yuck has sound tracked many sunset tinted drives, high-school romances, angst-fueled evenings, and… Continue reading

Brave New Open World: The Sprawling Soundtrack of Grand Theft Auto V

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Brave New Open World: The Sprawling Soundtrack of Grand Theft Auto V by Zachariah Kaylar After nearly four years and two hundred sixty-five million dollars worth of development, Rockstar Games has delivered to… Continue reading

we are starstuff.

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Lorde “Pure Heroine”

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  Lorde Pure Heroine [Lava/Republic; 2013] by Taylor Gilliam When listening to the dark chic vocals of Lorde’s “Royals,” it’s hard to believe they come from someone so young furthering the bewilderment is… Continue reading