Stories by Eric Brown
Due to inclement weather, the Undergraduate Chemistry cancelled the yearly event featuring Professor Eberhard Zwergel.
From Green Day to the green stuff, we've got a list of tracks that's worth lighting up a joint.
"I find that these days, some of my friends are facing the same fashion crossroad as me: comfort or cool, relaxed or all the rage."
McCormick professors take engineering out of the lab and into the real world.
The up-and-coming California rapper will perform in between sets by Cold War Kids and Reel Big Fish.
Ska band Reel Big Fish will play in the afternoon, while Outkast's Big Boi will perform before Steve Aoki at night.
Aoki’s performance will mark the first time an electronic artist has closed Dillo Day.
Two writers battle it out on behalf of two Chicago music festivals. Which festival shall be the one to rule them all this summer?
Eric Brown prepares you for this weekend's A&O Ball with a primer on hip-hop artist Method Man.
Updated 1:03 p.m.: A Mayfest source declined to comment about Aoki's tour schedule or Dillo Day. According to his official website, ...
Eric Brown has good and bad things to say about the latest album from The Shins.
Friends With Kids has potential but is fatally flawed by a poor script.
"We get to dance from a position where we can feel the entire room. Not to downplay it, but it's pretty easy to find the energy when you’ve got all those people giving it back to you."
In the first installment of Hip-hop Indoctrination, Eric Brown gives a brief history of Kanye West, his influence on the genre and why he rocks.
Read up on Matt & Kim and Lupe Fiasco before heading over to Welsh-Ryan for A&O's Blowout this Friday.
"It would be cool to say that Katy Perry’s music has as much critical value as a tone-deaf diva singing karaoke after downing a dozen shots of Jose Cuervo—but it wouldn’t be true."
The third incarnation of A&O’s fall concert will be taking place on Friday, Nov. 4 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Transportation to and from the 7:30 p.m. show will be included in the price of the ticket, which is $10 for undergraduates.
We sit down with the director of Submarine.
Papers and exams got you too busy to get in the Dillo zone? Here's everything you need to know about Chiddy Bang.
Imagine a Dillo Day lineup full of ex-Wildcats. Andrew Bird, Zoeey Deschanel and Will Butler, anyone?
The New Pornographers perform “Sing Me Spanish Techno,” off their 2005 album Twin Cinema. Canadian indie rock band The New ...
Danger Mouse pairs up with Daniele Luppi on their new album Rome. Photo courtesy of easement on Flickr, licensed under ...
"The band’s evening started out on the rocks, but by the end all that most of the attendees -- including myself -- wanted was more CAKE."
North by Northwestern spoke with Vince DiFiore, who is responsible for CAKE’s unique trumpet sound, in anticipation of the band’s stop at Chicago’s Riviera Theatre on May 14.
Tyler, the Creator. Photo from Wikimedia, licensed under Creative Commons. Tyler, the Creator is probably insane. At least, that’s what ...
Mayfest representatives have confirmed rumors that have been circulating for almost two months about Northwestern’s annual Dillo Day, scheduled for ...
The show's 80th production, which sets its sights on typical Northwesterners, is set to debut Friday.
It's official: Girl Talk and The Walkmen are playing A&O Ball on April 15. Brush up on your knowledge on the Pittsburgh mix master and the New York rockers.
Girl Talk will headline this year’s A&O Ball. Photo from Wikimedia Commons Get ready to rage. Billed as the biggest ...
Northwestern's intellectual rock instrumentalists blasted their way through their first album this weekend in a live basement show, the way college music was intended.
Like expected, the Grammys overperformed and underwhelmed. And this time, not even Lady Gaga could save them.
Best Coast and the Wavves braved nasty weather, and for what? Hipsters moshing.
Dye It Blonde is a veritable sophomore release from a youthful band.