Governors Ball 2016

Governors Ball 2016

The Harvard Crimson sent two of its writers—Michael L. McGlathery and Mila Gauvin II—to New York's Randall's Island to cover the Governors Ball Music Festival.

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Artist Spotlight: PWR BTTM

The artists who sang out one of their college email addresses in a song, PWR BTTM are both fierce and thoughtful with a healthy serving of wit. The garage pop-punk duo spoke with The Crimson the band and reality television.

Governors Ball 2016: Michael's Saturday Sound Bites

Arts staff writer Michael L. McGlathery offers quick takes on HAIM, Mac Miller, De La Soul, and M83 at Governors Ball 2016.

On Campus

A Wonderful “World of Dissocia”

The powerhouse performance of Chloe A. Brooks ’19 and a compelling ensemble blended witty humor, bouts of profound pain, and love, ultimately raising lingering questions about the multifaceted depths of the protagonist's mental illness.

Visual Research: Galison Brings Together Art and Science in Scholarship, Filmmaking

Peter L. Galison, professor, museum director, and documentary filmmaker, explores the intersections of art and science.

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Cannes Daily Round-Up: Day 4

Arts staff writers Steven S.K. Hao '18 and Tianxing V. Lan '18 recap screenings from the fourth day of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Cannes Daily Round-Up: Day 5

Arts staff writers Steven S.K. Hao '18 and Tianxing V. Lan '18 recap screenings from the fifth day of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Books

'Geeks and Greeks' a Weak Representation of MIT Life

Bad anthropology, to be sure, but even worse writing.

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'Back to Moscow' Effective But Backwards

This narrator’s abandonment of traditional academia becomes something both more interesting and more disturbing than a simple skirting of responsibility.

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Governors Ball 2016: The Strokes

Waiting 25 minutes after the designated time for an act to perform is never fun—but when it’s for The Strokes, it's worth it.

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Governors Ball 2016: Miguel

Although The Killers were the headliner for the day, it was Miguel’s performance that stole the show.

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Governors Ball 2016: Mila's Saturday Sound Bites

Arts staff writer Mila Gauvin II offers quick takes on Jon Bellion, Misterwives, Purity Ring, and The Killers at Governors Ball 2016.

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Governors Ball 2016: Thundercat

Thundercat’s come to spread the love, and he’s got a new LP with Flying Lotus on the way. He’s here to stay.

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Governors Ball 2016: Saturday Round-Up

Arts staff writers Michael L. McGlathery and Mila Gauvin II relate their impressions from the second day of the Governors Ball Music Festival.

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Boston Calling 2016: Janelle Monáe

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Boston Calling 2016: Friday and Saturday

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Boston Calling 2016: Sunday

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Boston Calling 2016: Sunday Sound Bites

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Boston Calling 2016: Saturday Sound Bites

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Governors Ball 2016: Michael's Friday Sound Bites

Arts staff writer Michael L. McGlathery offers quick takes on Years and Years, Action Bronson, Big Grams, and Father John Misty at Governors Ball 2016.

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Governors Ball 2016: Mila's Friday Sound Bites

Arts staff writer Mila Gauvin II offers quick takes on The London Souls, Black Pistol Fire, Meg Mac, and Christine and the Queens at Governors Ball 2016.

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Governors Ball 2016: Jamie xx

Gifted musicians wield the power that only they bear to create a meaningful community that didn’t quite exist beforehand—and Jamie xx gave Governors Ball a set that hit that sweet spot on the nose.

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Governors Ball 2016: Friday Round-Up

Arts staff writers Michael L. McGlathery and Mila Gauvin II relate their impressions from the first day of the Governors Ball Music Festival.

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Artist Spotlight: Kristin Kontrol

Prior to her June 17 performance at Middle East, The Crimson spoke with Kristin Kontrol about her move away from Dum Dum Girls and her musical inspirations.

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Boston Calling 2016: Robyn

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Boston Calling 2016: Sia

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Boston Calling 2016: Sufjan Stevens

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Artist Spotlight: Birdy

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Artist Spotlight: Christine and the Queens

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