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Wild Nothing casts a synth-rock spell over indie rockers

Wild Nothing casts a synth-rock spell over indie rockers

Ania Szczesniewski

November 4, 2016

At Exit / In, the weekend never ends. Even on hump day, locals and students shuffle into their tiny, black box venue ready to dance late into the worknight. So happened on Wednesday, when young adults sporting thick-rimmed glasses, baseball caps, and sprouting lumber-jack beards filled the house to see...

Colbie Caillat hosts an intimate concert at the Schermerhorn

Colbie Caillat hosts an intimate concert at the Schermerhorn

Precious Kato

November 3, 2016

The lights dimmed over a fully seated house at Schermerhorn Symphony Tuesday evening, November 1st, for Colbie Caillat's Nashville show. Purple and warm Christmas lights dawned the stage as she and her band of 5 walked on together. The crowd erupted with claps, snaps, and hoots of joy. "Welcome Col...

Phantogram delivers a Halloween spectacle

Phantogram delivers a Halloween spectacle

Dallas Shatel, Deputy Editor in Chief

November 1, 2016

Despite Halloween falling on a Monday this year, the citizens of Nashville were not discouraged from throwing on a costume and celebrating. What better place to party, then, than Marathon Music Works? On Monday, hundreds of fans piled into Marathon to see the electronic pop/rock duo Phantogram. Cos...

Q&A: The Hustler sits down with Colbie Caillat to discuss her newest album

Q&A: The Hustler sits down with Colbie Caillat to discuss her newest album

Precious Kato

October 31, 2016

Colbie Caillat is ready to get personal with her fans. Her North American tour for her newest album, The Malibu Sessions, is completely acoustic and much more intimate than any of her other shows. The Vanderbilt Hustler spoke with The Malibu native to discuss going back to her old sound, moving to N...

Q&A: Small Black’s frontman Josh Kolenik shares details on their creative process

Q&A: Small Black’s frontman Josh Kolenik shares details on their creative process

Precious Kato

October 31, 2016

Breezy and thoughtful electro-indie-pop quartet, Small Black are back on the scene with their 3rd studio album, Best Blues. The Vanderbilt Hustler got a chance to hang out with frontman Josh Kolenik and discuss aliens, his uncle's house, the creative process, and Vandy basketball. Be sure to check out Small B...

Danny Brown Parties at Exit / In

Danny Brown Parties at Exit / In

Braden Barnett

October 31, 2016

On Wednesday, October 26th, Danny Brown brought his special mix of lyrical wittiness and delightfully ignorant party music to Exit/In, one of Nashville’s smaller, intimate music venues. Touring to support his latest 2016 album Atrocity Exhibition, Danny lived up to his reputation as a towering presence on the stage. Danny brought with him two artists from his Bruise Brigade hip-h...

Student transforms friends, faculty into characters with body paint

Student transforms friends, faculty into characters with body paint

Corinne Fombelle, Assistant Life Editor

October 31, 2016

First-year student Sophie Stark can transform anyone into a completely new character with the power of special effects makeup. A hobby she picked up during her sophomore year of high school, she honed her skills through hours of individual practice and observation. The Hustler was able to talk with...

Plan Your Week (10/31-11/6)

Plan Your Week (10/31-11/6)

Josh Hamburger

October 31, 2016

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Greenberg at Green Hills: Inferno

Greenberg at Green Hills: Inferno

Jeffrey Greenberg

October 29, 2016

Anchors (Out of Four):  In 2006, mystery author Dan Brown’s hit novel “The Da Vinci Code” was given treatment on the silver screen and met with mediocre reviews (for what it’s worth, I remember enjoying the movie.) In 2009, we got a much better sequel with “Angels and Demons,” a film that I r...

A conversation with Jackie Greene

A conversation with Jackie Greene

Dallas Shatel, Deputy Editor in Chief

October 29, 2016

While Nashville is usually known for its country music, the blues scene is considerably strong, as evidenced by B.B. King’s Blues Club & Restaurant in the middle of downtown. It should come as no surprise, then, that one of blues’ and roots-music’s most notable names-Jackie Greene- should come...

How to spend your Hallo-weekend

How to spend your Hallo-weekend

Dallas Shatel, Deputy Editor in Chief

October 25, 2016

Not sure what to do this Hallo-weekend and tired of going to on-campus parties? Check what Nashville has to offer to get you in the Halloween Spirit. Haunted Houses If you’re really looking for a scare this weekend, check out one of the many haunted houses in the Nashville area. Nashville Night...

Preview: Ross Gay Poetry Reading

Preview: Ross Gay Poetry Reading

Allison Boyce, Social Media Director

October 25, 2016

This Thursday, as part of the visiting writer’s series hosted by the Vanderbilt Creative Writing Program, poet Ross Gay will be coming to Vanderbilt to read and perform.  This is truly an opportunity that you do not want to miss if you enjoy poetry, performance poetry, or think you might enjoy getti...

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