Baio dives deep into thoughtful, dance-oriented sound

Baio, aka Chris Baio, makes an unexpected solo debut with The Names. Through this electronica record, Baio shows his desire to break free from the genres that made him a Grammy-winning artist with Vampire Weekend, and in doing so, he creates an intimate reflection on his own identity. Baio isn’t
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SBTRKT’s latest strays too far from previous style

Rewind to 2011. SBTRKT dropped his self-named debut album and scaled to success with distinctive singles “Wildfire,” featuring Little Dragon’s Yukimi Nagano, and “Hold On,” featuring soulful vocalist Sampha. The album boomed with its tasteful balance of nimble rhythms and avant-garde vocalists, pushing Aaron Jerome into the mainstream spotlight for
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Tunesday: Soundtrack to the end of summer lovin’

There’s less than one week of summer left before we’re back to textbook shopping, discussion section ice breakers and all of the other wonderful festivities that accompany the fall semester. In other words: there’s less than one week left to show off those #summerbods and Instagram that #summerlovin, so you
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Tunesday: Midterm wave relief

We’ve finally hit the one-month mark of the new semester — our spring admits’ monthiversary if you will — but this by no means is a reason to celebrate. A more important milestone, known as midterms, has come along, and we’re noticing our weekends are beginning to be spent with books more
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Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City

With their third studio album, Columbia grads Vampire Weekend have solidified a style that they have been perfecting over the course of the last five years. Modern Vampires of the City isn’t so much a departure from Contra and their self-titled album; rather, it builds off of the two albums
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