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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Review: MGMT’s “Little Dark Age”
Mar19

Review: MGMT’s “Little Dark Age”

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer “MGMT ARE BACK” reads a sign in the music video for “Me and Michael,” one of the singles from MGMT’s latest album, “Little Dark Age.” This is the fourth studio album from the band comprised of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, and it marks MGMT’s return after a four-year hiatus. From start to finish, MGMT’s latest release is captivating and meaningful....

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Super Bowl LII Halftime Show: Touchdown or Fumble?
Feb10

Super Bowl LII Halftime Show: Touchdown or Fumble?

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer 103.4 million people tuned in to watch Super Bowl LII on Sunday night. I was one of those people. Some watch for the big game, some watch for the commercials, some enjoy the snacks served at the parties, and others get excited for the halftime show. I fit myself into the latter two categories. I pay attention to the game, but I’m mostly there for a good cheese platter and an entertaining performance....

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Review: Captain Squeegee’s  “Harmony Cure”
Jan31

Review: Captain Squeegee’s “Harmony Cure”

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer I went into Harmony Cure by Captain Squeegee, a psychedelic rock band from Arizona, expecting weirdness based on their name alone, and I was not disappointed. As I scrolled through the internet, the moniker of the band was what initially caught my attention, but their unique sound was what prompted me to stay and keep listening. Harmony Cure melds together ska, jazz, and rock, but it also aims to...

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