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Scenecast: Applecast

Scenecast: Applecast

, and | Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Volume VI: Spring 2020 by Scenecast, from The Observer Volume VI: In this episode of Scenecast, Jake Winningham, Michael Donovan and Ryan Israel discuss Fiona Apple’s latest album “Fetch The Bolt Cutters,” the record’s perfect 10 rating from Pitchfork and the impact of online music criticism. read more

One foot out the door less open

One foot out the door less open

| Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Day one in the Observer office introduced me to what an exhilarated Adam Ramos, Associate Scene Editor at the time, dubbed “the new sensibility.” It was an atmosphere, the product of a record — “Teens of Denial” — and its commentators — Adam alongside then-Scene Editor Erin McAuliffe, Jimmy read more

Quarantine ‘Community’ college

Quarantine ‘Community’ college

| Monday, April 27, 2020

It’s been 49 days since everyone was last on Notre Dame’s campus. I don’t know if anyone else has been counting, but I certainly have, and I think I speak for all of us when I say that, by this point, we are missing good old South Bend just read more

Disco music is quarantine comfort

Disco music is quarantine comfort

| Monday, April 27, 2020

In what would have been the sequel of “hot girl summer” if not for a global pandemic, Doja Cat’s “Say So” would have definitely reigned supreme. The music video for “Say So” is a hyper stylized ’70s wonderland of glitter, nostalgia and disco — cue the iconic jumpsuits and read more