Halcyon daze on the O.C.

April 9, 2010
Sitting outside is neat. I like how the sun makes things warm and that makes me happy. When I sit on the grass on the Old Campus, I like it. I want to do that more. The weather has been warm lately, and that means more time to lie on my back and look at »

Listen to“Teen Dream,” trust us

February 12, 2010
I have to be honest. I’m all over Beach House’s nuts; I’m possibly the least partial judge of their new album “Teen Dream” at this university, so feel free to take my review with a grain of salt. It’s not just that they are from my home town, Baltimore — by that logic I’d have »

Magnetic Fields repel listeners

February 5, 2010
Do you like acoustic guitars, soft-spoken vocals, baroque stylings and lilting melodies? Then listen to Fleet Foxes. If you ever get sick of that and you are looking for a cheap indie folk imitation, then you could try “Realism,” the newest album by The Magnetic Fields. Folk music is a tricky thing. It’s always hard »