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Blind Uncle Harry-Visualize Industrial Collapse

3/7 To many American, liberal, college-attending twenty-somethings, Blind Uncle Harry’s album, entitled “Visualize Industrial Collapse,” adheres to a very popular radical sociopolitical perspective that America is bad, we need to learn to live without it, and the only solution is for everything ...


SBTRKT-Wonder Where We Land

Released: 10/7/2014 5/7 stars   “Impermanence, it’s permanently with me,” sings Sampha to SBTRKT’s deeply artistic use of electronic effects. This line hits home to me, as I had thought of a similar phrase as I stood looking out at the ocean and contemplating life (haha?) this summer. ...


A Forecastle Experience To Remember

Forecastle was my first complete music festival experience. As it was an “urban festival,” I was able to enjoy the comforts of a hotel room and the late night food of my choice. When I arrived with my fellow festival goers, I was first struck by the fact that a portion of the event was located beneath ...


Three songs you should add to your Forecastle playlist

“Hypocritical Kiss” by Jack White Why is he going to be amazing at Forecastle this year? It’s Jack White… you already know. My current favorite of his remains “Hypocritical Kiss.” In typical Jack White style, he’s aggressively questioning something. The song is almost a rant; listening ...


House Olympics Releases First EP

I’m not going to pretend I know much about the “punk-emo-hardcore” genre, but I’ve seen House Olympics a few times now and their EP deserves some recognition. Adam (bass/vocals), Adam (drums/vocals), and TJ (guitar/main vocals) have obviously worked hard to get their work up and running in no ...


BFA Thesis Show at the Grunwald Gallery

The Grunwald Gallery has some new work up this week, which will be on display from April 15 to 19. This week’s artists include Hilary Givens (graphic design), Zach Felts (photography), Hannah Spiegel (painting) and Evelyn Walker (sculpture). The show’s opening will be this Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. I ...


Saintseneca- Dark Arc

6/7 The first time I saw Saintseneca, I was a freshman at Indiana University. They were playing towards the end of a festival held in the front lawn of the dorm I lived in at the time; my first thought that evening was, Wow, they came a long way just to play here… My second thought was, That is ...


Grunwald Gallery Presents: MFA Thesis Exhibit, April 8 - April 19

Come to the Grunwald Gallery April 8 through April 19 to see some amazing work done by MFA students Rachel Baxter (printmaker), Donny Gettinger (sculptor), Kristy Hughes (printmaker), Hyejin Kang (digital artist), Mike Reeves (painter), and Nakima Ollin (painter). The opening reception will be on Friday, ...



Come see some fresh new work at the Grunwald Art Gallery, done by Rebecca Schedl (painting), Mary Prusha (graphic design), Aaron Bennett (sculpture), and Anna Schink (photography). The show went up on April 1 and will be open for viewing until April 5. The opening will be this Friday from 6 to 8 p.m, ...


MFA Spring Thesis Show: March 25-29

Stop by the Grunwald Art Gallery between 6 and 8 p.m. this Friday, March 29, for the opening reception of the first BFA senior thesis show of the season! This multi-media show will be open for viewing from March 25 to the 29. I spoke with Zach Koch, whose selection of 16 oil paintings (which he made ...

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