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Production duo ODESZA releases second addictive EP

Although West Coast electronic group ODESZA’s new five-track EP My Friends Never Die is just shy of 16 minutes in length, the album itself is anything but minimal. ODESZA, the Seattle-based production duo of Harrison Mills (Catacombkid) and Clayton Knight (BeachesBeaches) self-released their EP on Tuesday, less than one month after dropping the title track “My Friends Never […]

Somerville welcomes The Kirkland Tap & Trotter

Somewhere in Somerville on a street lined with dusky houses and neon-lit convenience stores stands The Kirkland Tap & Trotter. Yellow-tinted light pours out of the restaurant’s floor-to-ceiling windows onto the deserted and quiet sidewalk, allowing cold passersby a peek into the cozy setting. Even though The Kirkland Tap & Trotter — Tony Maws’ second […]

Keeping up with the times: BU adopts alternative education methods to embrace modernization

Attach the word “alternative” to a term and it instantly appeals to our generation. Alternative music, alternative lifestyles, alternative clothing, even alternative education are all concepts that are dominated by the youth population. Boston University — diverse in nature, with an undergraduate population of approximately 15,800 — has attempted to incorporate the word “alternative” into […]

BU students to compete in iGem competition

While some of us spent our summers lounging on the beach, Jake Awtry, a College of Arts and Sciences sophomore, and Shawn Jin, a Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences junior, worked diligently on one of Boston University’s team science projects. The culmination of their summer efforts will be an entry in the International […]

Franz Ferdinand takes ‘right action’ with new album

Fans of Franz Ferdinand probably expected something different from the band’s new album Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. While 2005’s You Could Have It So Much Better was not exactly a step in the right direction — with drawn-out depressing attempts at ballads sharply contrasting the band’s eponymous 2004 debut — good old Franz showed us what […]