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Blog: Hurricane Survival Playlist

Richard Clay August 27, 2011

Since the school doesn't seem to be doing much to protect us all from this terrible storm apart from moving us in early, I've decided to do my part by compiling some sick tunes to get you prepared for...

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Music Review: Escape to New York - Day 2

Music Review: Escape to New York – Day 2

Richard Clay August 12, 2011

The second day of the festival began with beautiful weather and the group Graffiti 6 putting on a solid set. The Submarines followed and the festival grounds began to fill up. The day was already looking...

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Throwback Thursday: Go Sailor

Richard Clay August 12, 2011

Ok, look, I know it's Friday, but, you know, better late than never, right? I promise to be more on time once the school year actually gets going. Go Sailor is a twee pop band. What's twee pop, you...

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Music Review for Escape to New York: Day 1

Music Review for Escape to New York: Day 1

Richard Clay August 10, 2011

Walking onto the festival grounds a bit before noon on Friday, I was, to be honest, surprised at how few people were in attendance. After sauntering around the grounds a bit, it was time for the first...

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Escape to New York Preview-- Day Two

Escape to New York Preview– Day Two

Richard Clay August 5, 2011

The headlining act for day two is Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, an indie folk/pop group based in Los Angeles and fronted by Ima Robot's Alex Ebert. The Vaccines, of London, will be performing polished...

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Blog: Escape to New York Preview - Day 1

Blog: Escape to New York Preview – Day 1

Richard Clay August 4, 2011

Tomorrow will be the first day of the Escape to New York music festival in Southampton, New York. Day One is headlined by 70s proto-punk Patti Smith, who is famous for such hits as"Because the Night"...

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 Blog: Intro To Escape To New York

Blog: Intro To Escape To New York

Richard Clay August 3, 2011

This weekend, The Statesman will be covering Escape to New York, a music and lifestyle festival to be held on the Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton, New York. Ticket prices range from $100 (for a one-day...

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Blog: Refresh Your Summer Playlist

Blog: Refresh Your Summer Playlist

Richard Clay July 20, 2011

Chris is a sophomore at Stony Brook University and is highly qualified to blog about music because he has a Tumblr, collects records, and spends hours downloading obscure, early 90s twee pop and 60s...

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