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Lily Avnet


Defibrillator: Bob Dylan, "It's Alright Ma, I'm Only Bleeding" (1972)

The first time I heard “It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)” was admittedly a bit unorthodox for a Dylan epic — it played during the final episode of the Sopranos. Adolescent Anthony was coming of age and finally beginning to mature, and the track played as he and his love interest were in his car.

Dubstep Takes On The World

Once again, the Brits have beaten us to the punch with the next music craze: meet dubstep. This phenomenon, one that you don’t even know you’ve heard of, began in South London’s underground dance scene almost ten years ago.

One Track Mind

Britain’s electro-pop scene shows no signs of losing its steam. No doubt about it, these Manchester blokes are blowing up.

The Games People Play

Any will girl will tell you “it’s all about playing the game.” In A Game For Girls, director Matteo Rovere showcases the lives of four beautiful, wealthy Italian high school girls and the sinister tricks they play on others.

Campus Cred: DJ Newby

Street: What’s so new about DJ Newby? Matt Newberg: Everything is new about DJ Newby because I am hip-hop.

The Pros and Con-fessions

A recent headline from The New York Times read: "Stocks Slide as New Bailout Disappoints." Okay, so the economy is at an all-time low.

Spittin’ Witz (and Rhymes)

Street breaks it down with rapper and finance major Steve "Witz" Markowitz, of Hoodie Allen. Street: As a self-proclaimed Jewish rapper, how much does the Torah influence your work?

Campus Cred: Still Putting The Pros Before Hoes

Street: You were previously known as Leviathan and now you go by Satellite Heights. What is the significance of this name change? Zach Williamson: We didn’t get enough girls with Leviathan. Street: Since you’ve done this before, we’re gonna ask you to step it up.

Halloween Costumes Done Right

This year for Halloween, instead of being a Catholic schoolgirl or throwing on a Lakers jersey to be Kobe Bryant (or Ms. Walk of Shame) again, why not show everyone how culturally aware (read: pseudo-intellectual) you are?

Campus Cred: Don't Call Them Old Timers

Street: Would you say your life compares more to The Eagles’ “Life in the Fast Lane” or Mos Def’s “Sex, Love & Money?” Steve Waye: I’ll go with “Sex, Love & Money.” Because we’re sexy and people love us… and we’re money. Street: How much do drugs or alcohol influence your sounProxy-Connection: keep-alive Cache-Control: max-age=0 Your shows? Eric Karlan: Alcohol plays an instrumental role in each of our shows because if the audience isn’t plastered, we don’t sound nearly as good. Steve: It’s like spinach for Popeye. Street: At what point in your career do you plan on going to rehab? Steve: I’ve been in and out many times. Ben Miller: On the wagon, off the wagon… Street: If Beethoven were alive what he would say about your music?
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