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Weekend concert roundup Sept. 20 – 22

Check out who’s playing by Wash. U. this weekend!

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Deafheaven storms The Ready Room

When bands get caught up in a whirlwind of Internet-induced hype, it can more often than not take something away from their art. This sometimes acts as a natural population check for guitar bands, filtering out those who lacked the staying power anyway. For Deafheaven, however, it’s an injustice. When the Bay Area five-piece released its 2013 masterpiece “Sunbather,” it caused a stir—and rightly so.

| Contributing Writer

Royal Blood’s Ben Thatcher talks influences, writing process

The British rock band Royal Blood has been garnering quite a lot of attention lately. They count the Arctic Monkeys, Foals and Jimmy Page among their fans. This past February, they won the Best Live Band and Best Live Band categories at the New Musical Express awards, as well as Best British Band at the Brit Awards.

| Associate Editor

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