Ten Years Today: Eyes Set to Kill – Reach

By Marvin Dotiyal, Features Editor [BreakSilence; 2008] Original Release Date: 2/19/08 Memorable tracks: “Liar in the Glass”, “Behind These Eyes”, “Violent Kiss” It’s not a surprise if people don’t remember Eyes Set to Kill or haven’t even heard of this band before. To be fair, they were one of those MySpace “-core” bands that were…

Column: My 5 Favorite Movies of 2017

By Jon Fuchs, Music Director 2017 was an absolutely exhausting year. With all the political conflicts, sexual assault allegations and worldwide tragedies flooding headlines all year, it felt like the only way to truly forget the cruelness of reality was through the music and movies released throughout 2017, which have been consistently excellent. Even though…

I “Love” This Band: Oasis

“Anyway. . .Here’s Wonderwall” By: Claire Klodell, Copy Editor College parties can be intimidating, especially when you’re in an unfamiliar home surrounded by people who aren’t your friends. I can speak for myself and girls everywhere when I say we seek solace in the boys who appear out of thin air, suffocated by smoke, acoustic…

Album of the Week (Week of 11/12): Fits – All Belief is Paradise

By Jon Fuchs, Music Director [Father/Daughter; 2017] “Ice Cream on a Nice Day”, the opening song on Fits’ debut record, All Belief is Paradise, opens with a single basic guitar riff and Nicholas Cummins’ piercing vocals, immediately dogpiled by crunchy guitars, a powerful bassline and blasting drum beats. It’s a really strong song, and an…

Ten Japanese Albums You Need To Hear

By Eli Schoop, Copy Editor In the pantheon of music, non-Western countries have been neglected due to language barriers and the lack of media channels available in other nations. This has been changing because of the massive impact of K-Pop, but it still doesn’t have the type of thematic depth and relevance of say a…

Album of the Week: yaeji – EP2

By Jon Fuchs, Music Director [GODMODE; 2017] Released earlier last year, the debut, self-titled body of work from New York producer yaeji is a dark, bubbly collection of house music filled with smooth synths, thumping bass lines and the producer’s high-pitched vocals all throughout its five tracks. It’s a perfect introduction to the 24-year-old’s overall aesthetic,…