The Daily Gamecock

Emily Olyarchuk

Passion Pit falls into a hole of unoriginality

Six years after the band’s first album was released, its new album, “Kindred,” still contains the same characteristic vocals of Passion Pit’s frontman, Michael Angelakos, and classic synth tracks that allow the band to bridge between dance party hits and the perfect songs for cruising with the windows down on a summer night. 

Entry level: Belgian, electronic artist Stromae

When Stromae, the Belgian musical genius, played at SXSW this year, festival attendees were asking one other, “Who is this guy, and why haven’t we heard about him?” It is about time we all take a moment to get to know Stromae and give the music craze that has swept Europe off its feet a try.

Mad Men: The Beginning of the End of an Era

This past Sunday evening at 10 p.m. eastern standard time, television audiences witnessed the beginning of the end of an era of Mad Men (the ad men, their mad wives and their many mistresses) with the airing of the first episode of “Mad Men’s” last season.

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