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The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

Chris Hoge (guitar and bass) and Kerry Alexander (guitar and vocals) have been playing together since college. Together, they form the Bad Bad Hats. Courtesy Zoe Prinds.

“Bad Bad Hats” is very, very good

Lucy Walker April 18, 2024

Bad Bad Hats is, like the band’s members, equal parts silly and affecting. The self-titled album, also called “The Flower Album,” is the first release the band has self-produced since their first...

Kirby is very pro the concept of blue raspberries. Blue Raspberry is a collection of odes to the artificial.

Katy Kirby’s ‘Blue Raspberry’ is a gem

Lucy Walker January 24, 2024

Calling in from the apartment in Bushwick, New York, where she wrote most of her upcoming album Blue Raspberry, Katy Kirby, a Texan, sounded right at home. She’s thoughtful, and the way she speaks—much...

Good Morning toured with friends Frankie Cosmos and Katie Von Schleicher this past October.

Good Morning’s Stefan Blair loves soup, announces new album

Lucy Walker January 19, 2024

A few weeks ago, I had a chat with Stefan Blair, one half of the Aussie rock duo Good Morning. It was an absolute blast. I was finishing up homework here in Houston while he had just put some coffee on...

On the (Abbey) road with Ian Sweet

On the (Abbey) road with Ian Sweet

Lucy Walker January 11, 2024

Jillian Medford was home for the holidays. The 30-year-old artist, known by her fans as Ian Sweet, was visiting her parents in California for Thanksgiving two weeks after the release of her fourth studio...

Dave Grohl, drummer of Nirvana, now leads Foo Fighters. Their new album is up for a Grammy nomination.

Thank You for the Music

Lucy Walker November 17, 2023

Fall is here! Break couldn’t come soon enough. If you’re looking to get into some new music or make a last-ditch effort to save your Wrapped, I’ve got some recommendations. Here are some of the...

Frankie Cosmos features guitarist, bassist and lead vocalist Greta Kline, drummer Luke Pyenson, bassist and keyboardist 
Alex Bailey, and harmonist and keyboardist Lauren Martin.

Frankie Cosmos’ Greta Kline on touring, friends of friends and Wayne Gretzky

Lucy Walker November 1, 2023

I spoke with Greta Kline the morning after our excruciatingly close victory over Episcopal. I had precious few hours between rolling out of bed and a six-hour theater rehearsal to get the interview and...

A Little Touch of Schleicher in the Night is out on Oct. 20.

A Little Touch of Schleicher in the Night

Lucy Walker October 19, 2023

Ursula K. Leguin is blocking Katie von Schleicher’s camera as we speak on a Tuesday Zoom call. The white parakeet, named after the late Earthsea author, was jockeying for press time of her own. But...

All Around You was released on September 8.

Lead Guitarist on Subsonic Eye’s new album

Lucy Walker October 16, 2023

When guitarist Daniel Borces was 15, he wanted to learn how to play songs by early 2000s bands like Blink-182 and All Time Low—stuff he found on the pop-punk side of Tumblr. He later picked up drums...

Julien Baker plays a show in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Happy Birthday, Julien Baker

Lucy Walker September 29, 2023

On this day in 1995, songwriter Julien Baker was born. Now 28, she’s a folk star and works with illustrious members of boygenius (and friends) Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus. I’m obsessed. The...

Karaoke Night by Soccer Mommy is out Sep 22.

A Look at Soccer Mommy’s Karaoke Night

Lucy Walker September 19, 2023

Soccer Mommy’s reinventive cover compilation EP Karaoke Night puts a dreamy twist on airish and far-out classics—the kind that could be sandwiched between Snail Mail and The Smiths in any reputable...

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