When 29-year-old pop singer Jesse McCartney caught his first wave of stardom circa 2004, fangirls followed his every move both in magazines and real life. His bright, green eyes, casually disarrayed bowl cut and sweet love song formula put him solidly in the same generation of teen idols as Aaron Carter and Hilary Duff.
The pull of Netflix star Joe Keery, who plays Steve Harrington in the hit show “Stranger Things,” led many curious students to Memorial Union’s Der Rathskeller to see Keery’s band, Post Animal, perform Saturday night. The Chicago-based band is a six-piece unit of talented musicians, but typically the band’s media coverage, and even audience turnout, are almost comically focused on Keery’s involvement with “Stranger Things.” Despite this attention, not all six boys were present Saturday—take a guess which one was missing.
When I arrived solo at the High Noon Saloon on Wednesday night, a midweek slump had the best of my tired mindset.
Sunflower Bean, a Brooklyn trio of psych-rockers, played a short yet punchy show at The Frequency Saturday.
There’s a special place in my heart for the New York based, indie rock band Real Estate. I equate their music to hazy desert nights and overall content.
Few songs represent the early 2000s as well as “The Middle” by Jimmy Eat World. "Hey, don't write yourself off yet," lead-singer Jim Adkins croons. "It's only in your head you feel left out, or looked down on.” Sounds familiar?
Australian artist-to-watch Julia Jacklin is a fresh voice in the music industry—so fresh that she has yet to release her first album.
Just one year ago, 25-year-old Julia Jacklin was a factory line worker making essential oils in a Sydney suburb