Spooky, Gothy Sounds playlist

Halloween is only one day away, and so I decided to put together a playlist to set that ‘spooky study’ mood for this Wednesday night. When selecting songs, I opted for those that provide a more gothic atmospher...

Amy Winehouse: Back to Black

Though released twelve years ago, British artist Amy Winehouse’s "Back to Black" has a much older feel. This blue­sy sophomore album calls back to the soul music of the 50’s and 60’s, with artists such as Frank...

Punk Favorites playlist

I really love punk rock. I love its ragged and emotional sound; how every song seems to have teeth. In a genre where volume can make up for musical skill, nothing can be done halfheartedly. Punk, if not good, i...

Sonic Youth: Goo

Sonic Youth’s Goo is not music for radio – sometimes it’s barely recognizable as music. Featuring an unconventional layering of sound delivered on home-modified guitars, the 1990 album delivers its eleven track...

Wild Nothing: Nocturne

A coupling of deep romanticism and understated melancholy characterize Nocturne, Wild Nothing’s 2012 sophomore album. Favoring gentle instrumental builds and alluring vocals, Nocturne is more dream than album. ...

Soft Study playlist

With the onslaught of midterms and rising stress levels, keeping calm and to the books may be a struggle for some students. Here’s a soothing playlist to get you through that late-night calculus cram. All of th...