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2012 Grammys bring mixed bag of nominees

Alex Hagen

February 9, 2012

On Sunday, Feb. 12, the 54th Grammy Awards, which annually honor the best of the music industry, will be presented at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This year, Kanye West leads the pack of nominees with seven nominations, including Song of the Year for "All of the Lights," a standout track from...

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The Editors

November 10, 2011

Graphic by Alden. '8-Bit Smiles' Nicole Holoboff delivers two hours of diverse music, starting with remixes and more upbeat songs and transitioning to acoustic and mellow folk music. Artists include Mumford & Sons, Bon Iver, Simon & Garfunkel, The Tallest Man on Earth, Imogen Heap, M.I....

Whitman a cappella groups join forces for charity

Whitman a cappella groups join forces for charity


October 27, 2011

On Saturday, Oct. 22, Whitman's three a cappella groups united to fill Cordiner with the wonders of the human voice. The all-female Sirens of Swank joined the co-ed group Schwa, the all-male Testostertones and senior slam poet Dujie Tahat in a charity concert, organized by the Student Health Advisory...

First-year Whitties reveal study soundtracks

Clara Bartlett

October 13, 2011

As Whitman's new class of 2015 learns how to balance upcoming midterms, hectic study weekends and late-night cram sessions, music seems to be a necessary distraction and a helpful tool to get through it all. This past week, The Pioneer polled new Whitman students about their needs and opinions regardin...

St. Vincent ignites Coffeehouse season

St. Vincent ignites Coffeehouse season


September 8, 2011

Indie goddess Annie Clark (St. Vincent) played to a captivated crowd on the Reid side lawn. Ranging from headbanded hipsters to leather-clad townsfolk, people flocked to see the delicate, barefooted songstress famed for working with artists like Sufjan Stevens and Bon Iver. The singer's ethereal voi...

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