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Beat of the Week: D.D. (Chi Duly Remix)

Beat of the Week: D.D. (Chi Duly Remix)

By Ben Kothe

February 22, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Pion-Ear

Beat of the Week is back on track after an extended hiatus. To kick things off, this week’s track is off producer Chi Duly’s Balloons of Haus mixtape, offering his take on some of The Weeknd’s best tunes. Even if you don’t know who The Weeknd is, everyone will find something to love in...

Claire Dobbs and Young the Giant

Claire Dobbs and Young the Giant

By Ben Kothe

February 10, 2012


Filed under Pion-Ear

Life has a soundtrack. And for Claire Dobbs, sophomore, that soundtrack is provided by the reverb-soaked croons and spacious guitar-ridden hooks of California rockers Young the Giant. Young the Giant was formed in Irvine, California in 2004, known then as The Jakes. They underwent several line-up...

Sean Campbell and Eisbrecher

Sean Campbell and Eisbrecher

By Ben Kothe

January 24, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Pion-Ear

Massive guitar riffs, heart-pounding drum beats and grating German sung in a powerful baritone is the standard of German metal music. For Sean Campbell, nothing sounds sweeter.Campbell, senior, enjoys the music primarily because of his passion for German. "Half of the reason I listen to it is beca...

Beat of the week: Switchblade by Timeflies

Beat of the week: Switchblade by Timeflies

By Ben Kothe

December 12, 2011


Filed under Blogs, Pion-Ear

This weeks selection has been gaining an increasing amount of attention ever since it was played during the Wisconsin vs. Michigan State football game in October. And the attention is well deserved; " Switchblade" is the perfect pump up jam. Ironically, when I first listened to it, I was not that...

Beat of the week: Islands (CAHB Remix)

Beat of the week: Islands (CAHB Remix)

By Ben Kothe

December 5, 2011


Filed under Entertainment, Pion-Ear, Top Stories

Earlier this year, indie-rock band Young the Giant made the original recordings from their self-titled debut available online, challenging their fans to a remix competition. The best of the revamped songs were featured in a free online mixtape that was completed this fall. While the compilation features...

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