David Kaminsky

Contact | 5 articles

10 ways Wash. U. distorts popular arts & entertainment

To even the remotely well-informed observer of popular culture, it is blatantly obvious that Wash. U. skews one’s perspective on arts and entertainment and the societal trends that often come with it. While it can be difficult to put one’s finger on the ways in which it has been distorted, after four and a half […]

| Music Editor

The War is Ours | Escape the Fate

Drama-rama abounds for these four Christ-kiddos hailing primarily from Las Vegas. Escape the Fate’s first two efforts sported Ronnie Radke on vocals, but after several run-ins with the law (the last one ending in a four-year prison sentence), Escape the Fate ditched Radke.

| Music Editor

¡Fiesta Fiesta Fiesta Fiesta! | The Stiletto Formal

It’s been three years since the Stiletto Formal put out their first EP, “Masochism in the Place of Romance,” and the six tracks showed a band with infinite potential.

Summer’s best music: 2008 edition

Long days… warm weather… being in, on and around large bodies of water…no school…not to mention Shark Week. We associate all of these pleasures with the summer season, arguably the most romanticized season of the year. It is a well-known fact that all seasons, particularly summers, have a soundtrack, and this year’s was no exception: It saw many high and low profile releases.

| Music Editor

Summer’s party music: still good for the fall!

The clear winner of the battle to be on this fall’s party mix is the entirety of Girl Talk’s “Feed the Animals.”

| Music Editor