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Built to Spill comes to Main Street Studios

Built to Spill comes to Main Street Studios

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

November 17, 2016

On Saturday, November 12, Walla Walla's indie rock lovers stormed into Main Street Studios. They had come to see a three-and-a-half hour concert headlined by the 90's Idaho band Built to Spill, in their first major tour since the release of their 2015 album "Untethered Moon." In addition to Built...

KWCW Show of the Week: Mossy Tentacles

Martina Pansze, Managing Editor

September 29, 2016

The fall mornings seem to be getting a bit chillier every day, but you can warm up and prepare for your week with the radio show “Mossy Tentacles.” Hosted by senior Art History and Visual Culture Studies major Emma Philipps and senior Religion major Spencer Thomas, the show airs from 9:00 to 11:00...

Neko Case’s New Album a Blaze of Hope, Redemption, Style

Emma Dahl

September 26, 2013

Neko Case never disappoints. Ever since Blacklisted, her 2002 release, the level of quality of her alt-country/folk/indie rock/Americana songwriting has never faded. Her newest release, the wordy The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You, is no exception. It...

Ingrid Michaelson explores dark vulnerability with ‘Human Again’

Mallory Martin

May 3, 2012

With the release of her fifth album, Human Again, singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson exposes us to a darker, less romantic side of her talents. In a time when audiences eat up whimsical indie performers like Zooey Deschanel and her "queens and kings of quirk" counterparts, Michaelson fit right in...

‘Some Nights’ brimming with anthemic Fun.

Mallory Martin

March 11, 2012

F un. is the name of the band, and their latest album Some Nights is just that. After the breakup of his band The Format, lead singer Nate Ruess went on to create Fun. in 2008. Tuesday, Feb. 21 marked the release of their second LP, which was unfortunately leaked in advance. Despite this, the albu...

Dabbles in Bloom brings diversity in life, music to campus

Dabbles in Bloom brings diversity in life, music to campus

caitlinhardee

September 22, 2011

At the crossroads of culture and musical styles thrives a campus band known as Dabbles in Bloom. The foursome is composed of two Whitman seniors––lead vocalist and guitarist, Adriel Borshansky and vocalist and percussionist, Rimmy Doowa––and two juniors, drummer, Robby Seager and bassist and...

The New Pornographers to perform, supported by Dirty Mittens

Kate Robinette

April 25, 2011

Whitman ups its indie cred as ASWC invites Vancouver-based indie rock band The New Pornographers to campus on Thursday, May 5. The New Pornographers, a talented conglomeration of Canadian musicians, according to Keith Phipps of The Onion, "writes big, catchy pop songs : and the occasional heartbreaking...

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