Melissa Wright of Mink’s Miracle Medicine Spills the Beans on Pyramid Theories
Sep19

Melissa Wright of Mink’s Miracle Medicine Spills the Beans on Pyramid Theories

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer Saturday September 29, Mink’s Miracle Medicine is performing at Garryowen Irish Pub in Gettysburg in support of their new album, Pyramid Theories, so I spoke with Melissa Wright of the band to learn a little bit about her and the music. Wright shared a lot with me from the new direction of the band and what to expect from the new album to ancient aliens and the Pyramids in Egypt. First, I asked...

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Review: “Go To School” by The Lemon Twigs
Sep10

Review: “Go To School” by The Lemon Twigs

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer The Lemon Twigs have not taken any breaks from writing music since their debut album “Do Hollywood” came out in 2016. The two brothers, Michael and Brian D’Addario, released an ep “Brothers of Destruction” and two singles earlier this year, but the real meat and potatoes that has had fans salivating at the mouth was the prospect of their sophomore album. The Twigs proved that they had the creative...

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Review: The Voidz New Album ‘Virtue’  Offers a Wide Array of Genres
Apr26

Review: The Voidz New Album ‘Virtue’ Offers a Wide Array of Genres

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer Reviewing “Virtue,” the latest album from the Voidz, is a daunting task. The band, which consists of Julian Casablancas of the Strokes, Jeramy “Beardo” Gritter, Amir Yaghmai, Jacob “Jake” Bercovici, Alex Carapetis, and Jeff Kite, has been on my mind since they released their debut album ‘Tyranny’ in 2014. “Tyranny” was an album that challenged me. At...

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Capturing Ghostly Music at Gettysburg College
Apr01

Capturing Ghostly Music at Gettysburg College

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer It’s a cold December night in 1988. The marquis on majestic theater reads “Twins” and Bon Jovi is playing on the radios in dorm rooms across Gettysburg College. Most students are partying, but Christopher Kelly has snuck out by the light of the full moon to head toward the battlefield alone, armed with just a tape recorder, a case of instruments, and his own acoustic guitar. Once he reaches the old...

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Don’t Neglect the Saxophone in 2018
Mar22

Don’t Neglect the Saxophone in 2018

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer When one thinks about the saxophone, the first thing that pops into their head might be “Careless Whisper” or perhaps Kenny G, but the saxophone is an extremely versatile instrument with much more to offer than sleep-inducing elevator music. In order to showcase the range of the saxophone and exemplify its continued relevance in today’s music, I decided to compile this short sampling of...

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