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Ariel Pink travels through a distorted, lo-fi mix of genres from the ’60s through ’80s

by Noah Callahan, Contributor

October 6, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture

With a lo-fi aesthetic, pop singer-songwriter Ariel Pink scores alternative, retrofuturist versions of reality where the popular and cult cultures of the '60s, '70s and '80s never ceased and instead warped and blended into one...

Pop music finally catches up with Tegan and Sara

by Ryo Miyauchi, Arts & Lifestyle editor

April 20, 2016

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Entertainment, The Back Page

One thing I’m disappointed about is that I won’t get to write in length about Tegan and Sara’s upcoming new album, “Love You to Death,” here on the Back Page.The record is scheduled to be released June 3, almost a m...

We can be ‘Heroes’ like David Bowie

by Ryo Miyauchi, Arts & Lifestyle Editor

January 20, 2016

Filed under The Back Page

Recently I started to ask this icebreaker to new friends: “What’s your favorite David Bowie album?” The conversation starter was supposed to be all in good fun, though it now comes across a bit heartbreaking as the legendary...