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Meet the editors: Adam Brown

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Feature Slider, Features | 0 comments

Adam Brown, sometimes called Dave, but not necessarily Dave Brown, is a sophomore at Maryville College. He hails from a little town in Tennessee that you may have heard of: Knoxville. He grew up like many millennial men: in a middle class home that was in the image of the American Dream. However, while his upbringing is just like many others in America, there is no one that is like Adam Brown. I’ve had to describe him to people before and found it’s easiest to just say, “Adam, well he’s Adam.” Adam is known in many circles as the man with advice. Whether or not that advice is solicited is on a case by case basis, however. He has been described to me as a sort of enigma. It was my job to decrypt that enigma in the interview...

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Parasite or paradise?

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

Archy Marshall (Recording under King Krule) returned from his four year long hiatus when he released his sophomore LP, “The OOZ”, on Oct. 13, 2017. His hour-and-six-minute long album covers a wide array of topics dealing with insomnia, depression, love, lust and consumption. These topics are all connected by two major thematic concepts that run throughout the album. The first being the concept of “The OOZ” itself: what it is and what it entails for the living. In an interview for Pitchfork, Marshall describes “The OOZ” as all about the kinds of things that people do subconsciously and likens it to people’s bodily fluids. He describes it as the human body’s constant state of creating, and it is the constant need to create that ties the 19 songs that span the album together. Marshall describes it as ideas half...

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