Put this on to put you out: Albums to listen to while you go to sleep

Are you struggling to close your eyes and let the sweet, sweet relief of sleep wash over you? Is your mind rushing and you need to clear your head? Try out putting on these albums to help you fall asleep.

Sex, politics and murder: ‘Aunt Dan and Lemon’

A timely production in the age of Trump, Wallace Shawn’s “Aunt Dan and Lemon” explores how societies methodically, almost unknowingly, slip into modes of thinking that make space in the public conscience for grand atrocities, serving as a cautionary tale against fascism.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘How to: Friend, Love, Freefall’ and the constant of change in Rainbow Kitten Surprise

“Hold my hand darling/Pull me in your waters/When you call my name, I’ll be on my way,” the opening lines of “Pacific Love” off of Rainbow Kitten Surprise’s new album “How to: Friend, Love Freefall” ring out. And ring out the whole album does.

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New Zeppelin: Greta Van Fleet offers new life to an old sound

Anyone who knows me is aware that my music taste is basically that of a middle-aged dad. My entire Spotify is full of almost exclusively 1950s, ‘60s, ‘70s music, including genres like rock ’n’ roll, soul, funk, blues, country rock and so on.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Editor

Finding magic in a world of adversity

“The Florida Project” is a film that is purposefully small and ironically, wonderfully rich.

Pranaya Pahwa | Staff Writer

‘Isle of Dogs’ brilliantly brings stop-motion to the silver screen

As with all of Anderson’s films, “Isle of Dogs” is a visual masterpiece: Somehow Trash Island looked stunning.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Life’s too short to listen to all of Young the Giant

Our two Cadenza editors listen to the entire Young the Giant discography in anticipation of this year’s spring WILD.

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WUStock 2018: Timeflies when you’re having fun

The sky teases at a sunset, but the sun still hangs high—it’s been a long day of activities like recovering from last night’s shenanigans, procrastinating studying for an exam or stopping by the Swamp to join a sparse, yet passionate crowd to support the many student bands performing this year.

Kos Sarfo | Contributing Writer

‘The Mousetrap’ brings mystery, suspense to the Black Box

The longest running show in modern theatrical history, with over 25,000 performances since 1952, Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” graced the Washington University Black Box Theatre’s stage this past weekend as Cast N’ Crew’s spring production.

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All Student Theatre brings laughs to Brookings with ‘Noises Off’

If you’ve passed through Brookings Quadrangle this past week, you probably noticed students rushing around the stage building a two-story set, camping out during the nights in a tent in the pit.

| Senior Cadenza Editor