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Coldplay ‘lights’ up FedEx field

IT WAS A SKY FULL OF STARS AND FIREWORKS AT COLDPLAY’S CONCERT  By Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor Going to concerts always seems to happen for me during the summer, specifically in August. It happened this year, when I got early…

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King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

A shot to the chest of heart-thumping garage rock BY JAMES STEMPLE   A sizeable crowd gathered at the 9:30 Club March 29 to see King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. It was hard to move an inch at the…

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Q&A: Slothrust

Bassist Kyle Bann on the new album, the state of rock and… burgers? BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   In October 2016, Bostonians-turned-Brooklynites Slothrust released their first album since moving across the country to Los Angeles. “Everyone Else,” a fusion of…

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Screamo band The Cage You Call A Chest opens a fresh dialogue

Jesse Harman, Staff Columnist A functional music scene can provide a haven for people seeking asylum from a strict, oppressive society. Increasing numbers of venues, online discussion forums, and other culture hubs are adopting a “safe space” mentality – striving to…

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Layman’s terms – indie-pop band The Duskwhales surge

Jesse Harman, Staff Columnist The unique cultural identity of a George Mason student remains elusive.  A school of a nearly unrivaled diversity faces a clear question: What exactly constitutes a ‘Mason student?’ What is our ‘identity?’ This problem pervades nearly…

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Fresh life in a ghost town

  Jesse Harman, staff writer Fairfax, along with most of Northern Virginia, is a mixing bowl of millions of individuals chasing success and capitalizing on the plethora of opportunities available. This ecosystem bulges with a variety of cultures, and yet…