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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 time flat. Composed of indubitably skilled instrumental…

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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 had the opportunity to…

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Manchester Orchestra- Cope

5/7 Stars   Manchester Orchestra, the first and main project of singer/songwriter Andy Hull, recently released Cope, their fourth full-length album. And while it has many of the integral aspects of Manchester Orchestra that I’ve come to know, love, and look for in Hull’s many bands, in many ways this album seems to be lacking…

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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…

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IU’s Gay-Straight Alliance Hosts Diversity Ball

IU’s Gay-Straight Alliance club will be hosting a Diversity Ball on Sun. April 13 at 8 p.m.-10 p.m. at the Frangipani Room in the Union. This will be the first year that GSA will be hosting the event, and according to the club’s Vice-President Anne Tinder, “The event started because GSA wanted a social event…

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Drekka Interview

Drekka Interview with Bryan Brussee If you like music and live in Bloomington, you’ve probably run into Michael Anderson– he frequents local shows and works as a clerk at TD’s CDs and LPs. He also makes ambient recordings under the name Drekka, and was recently kind enough to sit down with me and discuss his…

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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, April 12, 6 p.m – 8 p.m. As a bonus,…

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WIUX Presents: To 25 Most Played 4/1-4/7

1 Mac Demarco- Salad Days 2 Foster the People – Super Model 3 Royal Bangs – Brass 4 Bear Hands – Distraction 5 Ghost Beach – Blonde 6 Run River North – Run River North 7 Sleeping Bag – Women Of Your Life 8 Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long See You Tomorrow 9 Tyco –…

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GEMS Presents: Brice Fox (feat. Liz Fohl) @ IMU 4/9

This Wed., April 9, Brice Fox returns to Indiana University to perform for Union Board’s GEM event series, held at the Starbucks in the Memorial Union. Fox, alongside Liz Fohl, will be headlining the acoustic show that also features local Bloomington bands like Little Timmy McFarland of Flight 19. The show coincides with Union Board’s…