Author: Graham Wall

I'm a U of S alumnus with a B.A. in Sociology (minor in Philosophy). For a time, I was an editor and contributor to In Medias Res, a liberal arts journal published by St. Thomas More College. You can find a link to my personal blog below, where content ranges from alternative music to antidepressants, postmodernism to Protestantism, and scams to Star Wars. I enjoy a plethora of musical genres, some of which include: emo, classical, post-hardcore, hip-hop, and chillout.

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Sareem Poems & Ess Be - Eyedentity (feat. Miles Young)

It’s time to shake off those Monday blues with an encouraging song from Sareem Poems & Ess Be. The blend of hip-hop, electronic, and soul makes “Eyedentity” a standout from an artistic standpoint, though the lyrics only accentuate this. In verse one, focusing around the image of a young black male, Sareem cleverly states: “Don’t use slang, you talk white / Hip hop ain’t the only music that you like / Metallica tees on you just don’t look right.” The song comes from Mind Over Matter, which the duo will release on June 15. Continued →

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March 15, 2018

REVIEW : Fighting Jacks - Decade

Don’t listen to this album if you want to feel happy. Lyrically and musically, this is moody alternative rock taken to its logical conclusion. Decade brims with melancholy: “All the beauty I ever wanted is going to fade away” (“Fade; Decay”); “…helpless in will, my body just gave up” (“Do You Wanna Find Out?”); “There’s no one on the road that I can call a friend” (“Closer”). Continued →

March 7, 2018

REVIEW : Ruslan - Indie Jones II

Just because some people use a lot of words does not mean that they say a lot. This linguistic dilemma has been expressed in popular culture through numerous means, from Miss Othmar in the Peanuts cartoons, to the less specific (and pejorative) title of “chatterbox” and its synonyms. Continued →