Articles tagged: Music


Halftime Leisure

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

Halftime Leisure

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

Halftime Leisure

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

Halftime Leisure

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

Leisure

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

Leisure

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

Features

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

Halftime Leisure

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

Halftime

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

Halftime

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

Halftime Leisure

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

Halftime Leisure

The Halftime Report: Week of 1/25

We made it to our second edition! Check out this week’s Halftime Report for the best in entertainment over the next seven days. Album Releases: Adore Life – Savages, Release... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Halftime Report: Week of 1/18

Welcome to the first ever edition of the Halftime Report! Every week we’re going to bring you the best of the best in entertainment for the week to come, from... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Halftime Reviews: Arms Around a Vision by Girls Names

Girls Names has brought post-punk revival their third album, Arms Around a Vision. They have composed a melancholy, introverted perspective that shows a distinct departure from the style of their... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Halftime Reviews: Every Open Eye by CHVRCHES

Scottish trio CHVRCHES has dedicated the foreseeable future to a long period of touring (and a pleasant visit to DC for the first ever Landmark Music Festival). This is following... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Voice at Landmark: Band of Horses

Band of Horses came far from the west coast for DC’s Landmark Music Festival 2015. Based out of Seattle, WA, the band, with new music yet to come from this... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Halftime Reviews: Beauty Behind the Madness by The Weeknd

Abel Tesfaye, known to most as The Weeknd, has been taking the world by storm for the past year. He has collaborated with many artists, including Sia for her song... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Halftime Reviews: Too by FIDLAR

LA-based punk band FIDLAR takes their name from the skate mantra “f*ck it dog, life’s a risk,” and true to those words the band takes many risks on their sophomore... Read more

Halftime

The Weekly List: Back to School

  Welcome back to the Hilltop, Hoyas! For our inaugural Weekly List, we’ve put together a playlist of some great end of summer/beginning of school tunes to get you acclimated... Read more