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Raising Voices With Kuumba
Race

Raising Voices With Kuumba

The Kuumba Singers of Harvard College sing in Annenberg Hall at the unveiling ceremony for the portrait of Richard T. Greener, class of 1870.

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Alchemy on Tour: Pink Martini Hits Boston

It’s like “‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ meets the United Nations from 1962."

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Hear Me Out: “iT’s YoU” by Zayn Malik

Writing a catty song about one’s ex is practically a solo pop singer’s birthright, and wounded, pretty, and mean is a look Zayn wears well.

Courtesy of Dead Oceans
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Courtesy of Dead Oceans

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Hear Me Out: Mitski, 'Your Best American Girl'

In “Your Best American Girl,” Mitski transforms self-doubt into a thunderous assertion of individuality in a sea of cultural binaries.

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Courtesy of Polydor

Courtesy of Polydor
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The 1975 Regrettably Stagnant on Sophomore Release

Although “I Like It When You Sleep…” features brief, exhilarating flashes of experimentation that showcase a new and interesting dimension of the band, the album lacks an overall sense of direction and ultimately suffers due to its underwhelming predictability.

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Darlingside

Current Kroks
Student Groups

Current Kroks

The current Kroks take the stage during their 70th Anniversary Concert in Sanders Theatre on Friday evening.

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Quilt Covers MFA in Cosmic Domesticity

“Plaza,” which The Crimson gave a mixed-to-positive review, worked better live than on record. The album’s strengths—its inviting sound, strong melodies, and excellent lyrics—remained, and its chief weakness, monotony, was less problematic in the live format.

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Courtesy of DFA Records

Courtesy of DFA Records
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'Eraser Stargazer' Effaces Genre Boundaries

“Eraser Stargazer” evokes the spirit of groovy, experimental rock that defines Guerilla Toss but does so with a certain restraint that lends unexpected vibrancy and eccentricity to their sound.

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Courtesy of Ribbon Music

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Courtesy of Bent Shapes

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‘A Man Alive’: Dead on Arrival

​“A Man Alive” is a pleasant enough album to listen to disinterestedly. Holding it to the standard of a listener with rapt attention, it crumbles under its wobbling bass lines.