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21 in America

Off the Beat

I turned 21 in London. It was in the last weeks of my year abroad. The shifts that occurred after the election appeared to me the way an earthquake might to a seismologist a thousand miles away.
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Foxygen lights up with zealous energy, spunky personality

Saturday | Panhandle Stage

Foxygen is a pseudo-avant-garde and semi-psychedelic indie-rock band from Southern California. Formed in 2005 while frontmen Sam France and Jonathan Rado were in high school, the band has had several years — despite its youth — to explore every corner of the genres it has thrust itself in. At Outside
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The stars at night are big and bright

Heading West

For my 16th birthday, I asked my parents to drive me out to the middle of nowhere. We left the Houston area, passed the Buc-ee’s (side note, California, y’all should invest in a Buc-ee’s establishment; you’re sorely lacking), left Huntsville behind, turned off the highway and then turned off that
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