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Fall Out Boy’s ‘American Beauty/American Psycho’ album review

Fall Out Boy’s ‘American Beauty/American Psycho’ album review

Greta Gordon

January 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Fall Out Boy has been an established part of the pop-punk movement for about a decade. They started as a local punk band in Chicago and have now become a household name. Since releasing their two most popular albums, "From Under the Cork Tree" (2005) and "Infinity on High" (2007), Fall Out Boy took ...

Study Break: Wanderers & Wolves’ ‘Down in the Water’ EP review

Study Break: Wanderers & Wolves’ ‘Down in the Water’ EP review

Trevor Whitney

December 10, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The lasting impression made by local rock band Wanderers & Wolves' debut EP, "Down in the Water," is "Damn, these guys love Band of Skulls." The first three tracks on the EP, released Saturday at 1078 Gallery, bear an uncanny resemblance to the band, much to its detriment. Wanderers & Wolves don't necess...

Study Break: Aphex Twin’s ‘Syro’ album review

Study Break: Aphex Twin’s ‘Syro’ album review

Trevor Whitney

September 24, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The usually-inventive Aphex Twin, or Richard D. James, of England released his first all-new full-length album in 13 years Tuesday in the U.S. via Warp Records."Syro" tries to convince its listeners that time travel is a reality and 2002 is the new present, but forgets that James' music wasn't quite t...

Study Break: The Birds of Prey ‘Am I Just an Animal’ Album Review

Study Break: The Birds of Prey ‘Am I Just an Animal’ Album Review

Michael Quiring

April 11, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

New York City experimental rock band The Birds of Prey just finished their first eleven-track album titled "Am I Just An Animal." The album plays like a musical roller coaster due to the incorporation of many musical genres such as folk, hard rock and funk. At one moment, a song will play wit...

Study Break: Divergent movie review

Study Break: Divergent movie review

Nicole Santos

March 31, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Shailene Woodley and Theo James star in the thrilling action-adventure film “Divergent” based on the best-selling book series by Veronica Roth. Set in a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues, Tris Prior, played by Woodley, is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one gr...

Study Break: True Detective Review

Study Break: True Detective Review

Jedidiah Woodard

March 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

HBO's "True Detective" is so popular that the flood of people attempting to watch the season finale broke HBO GO. IMDB’s description of the show is as follows: "The lives of two detectives, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, become entangled during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana." Each seas...

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