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Artist Spotlight: Andrew Wyatt of Miike Snow

One-third the guy who wrote the Grammy-nominated Bruno Mars hit “Grenade” and two-thirds the team behind Britney Spears’ early aughts-defining “Toxic," Miike Snow know their way around a pop song. Prior to the start of their summer tour, vocalist Andrew Wyatt sat down with The Crimson to talk the band’s beginnings, the process of producing an album from three different continents, and the irreverence of Miike Snow.

Deriving the Right Note

The music track of the applied math concentration brings together computation, mathematical modeling, and music theory and composition to produce a uniquely quantitative study that serve to redefine Harvard’s liberal arts system for the silicon age.

Hear Me Out: Zayn Malik, ‘Pillowtalk’

“Everybody has sex, and it’s something people wanna hear about,” Zayn Malik said of "Pillowtalk" in an interview with The Sunday Times; and it would seem that when Malik is the one doing the talking (or rather the singing), “Pillowtalk” is indeed something that people want to hear.

The Arts Vanity Issue's Roving Reporter: The Crimson Newsroom—On Ha Le

The Crimson (fails to) explore how incoming Arts Chair Ha Le juggles the 732 academic requirements she must fulfill as a biomedical engineering concentrator, the five-hour film screenings she attends weekly for her visual and environmental studies secondary, and the responsibilities of being a Campus Arts exec.

Hear Me Out: Arcade Fire, 'Get Right' / 'Crucified Again'

Following the premiere of its much-maligned experimental documentary, “The Reflektor Tapes,” Arcade Fire is debuting five previously unreleased songs—two of which, “Get Right” and “Crucified Again,” will be released on 7-inch vinyl.

Yo-Yo Ma and Silk Road Ensemble Connect Cultures Through Music

Formed in 2000 by Yo-Yo Ma '76, the Silk Road Ensemble seeks to promote cross-cultural understanding through music. As artists in residence at Harvard since 2005, the music group participated in a panel discussion on Monday, April 20, and gave a concert with Ma last Friday.

Poehler Celebrated as Pudding's Woman of the Year

After the Pudding's annual parade and comedy roast, Poehler, the star of NBC’s sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” discussed the irony of receiving an honor at a university that she had long considered elitist.