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Springfest: Set to usher in a new sound with Thundercat and Sango
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Springfest: Set to usher in a new sound with Thundercat and Sango

This year’s Springfest act, renowned bass player and vocalist Thundercat, promises to challenge the Seinfeld theme song bass riff man as the most appreciated bassist in all of our lives. Hailing from Los Angeles, Thundercat’s bass-heavy grooves weave their way across genres with ease and delicacy, and the end product is ethereal. Listeners will most…

Battle of the Bands: a chat Fidel
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Battle of the Bands: a chat Fidel

On March 25, six bands vied for a chance to play at Springfest on April 23. The event drew many skilled musicians out of the woodwork, providing a unique opportunity to discover talent on campus. Spanning from the rugged rhythms of The Cowboy Killers to the bluegrass vibes of Backwoods Station, Battle of the Bands…

Program Board Concerts and Festivals Coordinator Resigns
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Program Board Concerts and Festivals Coordinator Resigns

On Feb. 14, the Program Board (PB) Concerts and Festivals co-Coordinator, Alex Edelmann ’17, resigned from his role citing a “lack of encouragement” from those affiliated with PB. Edelmann, who was appointed last spring and officially began serving PB in August, is the second Concerts and Festivals Coordinator to resign this year, preceded by Tom…

Battle of the Bands // A celebration of music at Macalester
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Battle of the Bands // A celebration of music at Macalester

Battle of the Bands has long been an affair allowing performers to parade their skills and hopefully melt some faces in the process. More competitive than a regular showcase concert, with less choking pressure than a rap battle, the culture of the Battle of the Bands has found its way into movies, TV shows, and…

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Springfest: performance artists

The Mac Weekly sat down with Springfest organizers Sam Landsberg ’15 and Will Kent-Daggett ’15 to get the scoop on what Springfest 2013 will look like. TMW: Which performers did you settle on? WKD: It’s Big K.R.I.T. and Baths. SL: And a local band called Black Diet. Big K.R.I.T. is headlining, Baths is opening, and…

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