Arts & Media

Childish Gambino’s “STN MTN” Mixtape Review

Traditionally, this sort of breaking-new-ground and trying-new-styles mixtape annoys me, but in the case of Childish Gambino’s October 3rd release: “STN MTN”, there’s some aspect which does quite the opposite. Exploding outside of his norms, sampling everything from a slowed-down…

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Fuck “Flattering”: This Whole Body Positivity Thing Is Bullshit

By Mariah Stovall Apparently Beautiful, Fashionable Women Come In All Different Sizes, Not Shapes. The “Weighty Matters” tag on Jezebel recently sparked my interest in body positivity. But the last time I went on a WM binge—and I’m particularly interested…

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New Emperors in Town

By Summer Sturtevant and Lily Simon Sophomore alt/rock/blues Pomona band “The Inland Emperors” played The Boot for the second time in their career Friday, November 2nd at Dom’s Lounge. Band members include Lee Owens-Oas (guitar, vocal),Reece Denzel (drums), Alex Cole…

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In Defense of Nickelback

By Hannah Mungovan It may not be a surprise to you that Nickelback’s music is not just a cliché but also an aggressively mediocre cliché. Their poor choice of lyrics, draining harmonies and repetitive melodies are just some of the…

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Menomena – Moms review

By Katie Shepley In a sentence this is Indie rock with a twist. The occasional use of brass, woodwind and electronic sound effects keep the music fresh, exciting and euphoric; ensuring Menomena’s unique sound is still apparent. Their fifth album…

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