Articles tagged: Music


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The Concealed Colors behind “Everything I Wanted”

Last November, Vanity Fair published this video comparing two interviews with Billie Eilish conducted one year apart from each other, before and after fame had taken her life by storm.... Read more

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The Weekly List: The Milk Carton Kids

Let’s talk about music phases—those times in your life when your library is just dominated by some specific style or artist, and you just can’t get enough. I can think... Read more

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The Weekly List: The Middle

Hello, all! It’s (unfortunately) midterm season, so here’s a playlist of bangers to get you through your study sessions. We’re also in the fall season, which means 2019 is almost... Read more

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Critical Voices: III, The Lumineers

Meditative at times and raw at others, the Lumineers’ minimalistically-titled third studio album III is perhaps the band’s most cohesive narrative in record form. Told in three chapters, III painstakingly... Read more

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Spotify Cosmic Playlist Takes

Spotify always seems to have a playlist for everything. Recently, they partnered with astrologist Chani Nicholas to make personalized playlists for all 12 star signs. Halftime writers set out to... Read more

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Critical Voices: EARTHGANG, Mirrorland

As Revenge of the Dreamers III topped the Billboard charts over this past summer, Dreamville producers and rappers, EARTHGANG, took their talent back to the studio. On September 6th, EARTHGANG... Read more

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A Leisurely Stroll Down Memory Lane

For our 50th anniversary issue, we’ve selected a series of quotes from our leisure section in the last decade, some showing the significance of certain cultural moments, others displaying the... Read more

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Office Hours: Elizabeth Gleyzer

Welcome to “Office Hours,” the Voice’s video series in which we invite talented student-musicians to come and serenade us in our office. Check out more of the series here.  Elizabeth Gleyzer (COL... Read more

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The Weekly List: Jazzing It Up!

Jazz is genius. I’m currently reading a 254 page book called The Jazz of Physics (by Stephon Alexander), and the only reason I can begin to understand the complexities of... Read more

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Louis the Child does not win crown at concert

On the night of the first snowfall in Washington, DC, dozens of colorfully underdressed audience members, most with large, ugly, green stamps on the back of their hands, waited in... Read more

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Some Rap Songs – Hope Amidst Grief

I listened to Earl Sweatshirt’s Doris (2013) for the first time during my junior year of high school. I had just moved from the coast of South Texas to Arizona.... Read more

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The Weekly List: Witchy Business

The idea of outspoken, unusual women as “witches” is a concept that can be traced back long before Salem, but I like to associate 21st century witchcraft with more of... Read more

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The Goo Goo Dolls dizzy up the Anthem with their 20th Anniversary Tour

Dizzy Up the Girl may have been released in 1998, but you wouldn’t be able to tell by the look of the crowd that filled the venue. Standing in the... Read more

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Critical Voices: Usher, A

This summer, I went to an E-40 and Bone Thugz-n-Harmony concert. Between sets, one of the MC’s was working the crowd, joking around and playing radio hits to get people... Read more

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Global Beats: Flash of the Spirit Worldwide Sound Festival Comes to Georgetown

Throughout October, Multiflora Productions is presenting the second annual Flash of the Spirit Worldwide Sound Festival, a celebration of immigrant communities through music. Groups native to countries such as Ethiopia,... Read more

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The Weekly List: Georgetown Day

With Georgetown Day just around the corner, it’s hard to believe another year has gone by on the Hilltop. We’ve survived through 365 days of classes, jobs, internships, applications, club... Read more

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The Weekly List: The Best of Rihanna

Every single album Rihanna has ever put out has been absolute gold. She has not produced bad music yet, which is awe-inspiring because she’s been putting albums out since 2005.... Read more

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Weekly List: A History of Halftime

On Sunday Feb. 4, the Philadelphia Eagles will play the New England Patriots at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota in the 52nd Super Bowl game. Justin Timberlake is scheduled... Read more

Opinion

Fear and Love in Beirut: Profile of a Syrian Street Musician

I stare at the grounds of Turkish coffee in my cup. The sunset bleeds down crumbling facades 100 miles from bleeding bodies in Syria. Beirut hums with evening fervor while... Read more

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Weekly List: Under The Covers

Weekly List: Under The Covers For when you just want to stay in bed, removed from the world, here’s a group of soft and sweet covers, and (mostly) equally pleasant... Read more