‘Stuffed & Ready’ is the best kind of exhausting album

After releasing “Wasted Nun” and “Daddi,” a surreal and jamming yet kinky lead single, “Stuffed & Ready” follows through on the quality I expect from a Cherry Glazerr album.

| 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.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Unexpected rock shelf sets Olin Library construction back

Due to complications in the excavation phase of the project, the Olin Library expansion will be extended an entire semester and is on track to be finished for the spring 2018 semester.

| News Editor

Now Hear This! – Deer Tick

To encourage Wash. U. students to check out local shows, Cadenza presents our new weekly feature, “Now Hear This!” in which we preview an act that will be playing in the 314 over the weekend. A Tampa reviewer wrote that a recent Deer Tick show whipped band and fans into a “redneck chaos.”

| Music Editor

Between a rock and a hard place

Wall Street reform: Democrats want it, Republicans want it, the American people want it, and hey, the Tea Party activists even want it. Therefore, it shouldn’t be such a problem getting a strong bill through Congress, should it? Well, as they say, the devil is in the details.

| Staff Columnist

In Defense Of: Lil Wayne’s rock and Kanye’s pop

Upon the release of Lil Wayne’s seventh studio album, “Rebirth,” the hip-hop community once again saw a stream of criticism over a rap icon’s departure from his roots. The record—founded on rock music but laced with rap vocals—reveals a side of Wayne we have never seen before. Over the past 13 years, Weezy has made himself into one of the rap game’s leading stars.

Bill Chapman | Cadenza Reporter

Rock steady: The top 10 rock ‘n’ rollers able to collect Social Security

The 10 artists on this list are all over the age of 65 and very much alive and kickin’. All in some way or another made rock what it is today. Respect your elders!

| Cadenza Reporter

Summer 2009: rock retrospective

What was your summer rock jam? Having trouble coming up with anything? Please humor me for a moment. Imagine that, like me, you are approached by an editor. “Write a top ten list of summer albums that students missed while on vacation,” she will say. Think to yourself, “Well, what lesser-known bands might have flown […]

| Cadenza Reporter

Black Ice | AC/DC

“Black Ice,” AC/DC’s 16th studio album, is both a triumphant return to form and more proof that AC/DC is the most consistent band in history. They have been touted as fathers of heavy metal, punk rock, blues and straight up rock and roll and have managed to handle all of these labels with a suitable amount of swagger.

| Cadenza Reporter

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