The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane student musicians discuss new single in Arcade Q&A

Josh Mosier

Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

November 21, 2017

Tulane students Josh Mosier and TJ Washington recently published the genre-bending single, "Whatchu Need," on SoundCloud and Spotify. The duo has several upcoming performances, including a Nov. 30 gig at The Dragon's Den. Mosier recently performed individually at Gasa Gasa, opening for pop singer Ze...

Japandroids and Cloud Nothings verify punk’s not dead

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Jane Prior, Contributing Reporter

November 17, 2017

Republic New Orleans is a venue already well-lit with haunted chandeliers and Edison-style bulbs, but punk bands Cloud Nothings and Japandroids did the most to light the place last Friday. Though the two bands operate within the same sub-genre of rock, their performance styles contrasted just enough...

Crowd begs alt-J to “please don’t go” at Orpheum Theater

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Emily Meyer, Senior Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017

White lights flashed, crowds shouted, smoke billowed and then — darkness. Finally, alt-J moved onto the stage and opened with the smooth instrumentals of "3WW." The British trio performed Monday at the Orpheum Theater, integrating music from all three of its albums, "An Awesome Wave," "This Is...

Shake Therapy’s milkshakes attempt to bring the boys to the yard

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Allison Buffett, Senior Staff Reporter

November 8, 2017

It's an Instagrammer's wildest dream: custom milkshakes brimming with various sweet or savory toppings manicured in a tall candy-dipped cup. Shake Therapy, which recently opened on South Carrollton Avenue just a block away from Tulane, offers customers gourmet milkshakes far more original than most othe...

New Orleanians march for Fats, celebrate jazz legend’s life

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Luke Bravo and Ellen Waller

November 8, 2017

Thousands gathered in the Ninth Ward on Nov. 1 to celebrate the life of jazz legend Fats Domino, who died of natural causes on Oct. 26. A large crowd of fans and friends took part in a second line that processed from Vaughan's Lounge, a bar in the Bywater, to Domino's former house in the Lower Ninth...

Kendrick Lamar keeps Voodoo set simple but stunning

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Luo Qi Kong, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2017

Kendrick Lamar’s alter ego Kung Fu Kenny emerged once again at the start of a long, emotional and wholly worthwhile set on Oct. 27 at Voodoo’s Altar stage. Kung Fu Kenny first appeared in Lamar’s “DNA.” music video as an homage to Don Cheadle’s character in Rush Hour. With its focus on this m...

Foo Fighters Teach Voodoo Audience to Fly

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Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

November 5, 2017

On a frigid, wind-swept Saturday night in New Orleans' City Park, the Foo Fighters set aflame the hearts of thousands of fans. When he introduced the band's set with the lines "I know it's cold right now, but I swear we're going to warm your fucking asses up," frontman Dave Grohl wasn't kidding. The...

Homecoming Week includes fun, family-friendly events

Homecoming Week includes fun, family-friendly events

Lucy Rice and Callie Belback

November 2, 2017

Tulane's Homecoming Week offers a cornucopia of events to bridge the gap between the hype of Halloween and the countdown to Thanksgiving. This year spanning from Oct. 30 - Nov. 4, "Wave ‘17 " will be a chance for alumni, parents, faculty and students alike to celebrate being a part of Tulane. This year's th...

Awkward Sex Stories: Gentle Kinkiness

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November 1, 2017

All Awkward Sex Stories contributors and subjects will remain anonymous to protect from future booty call or violent boob-swinging. Our story begins, like many do, at the club. I'd been abroad for approximately three days and was out with new friends. We were reveling in the cheap drinks and 90s th...

Airing of Grievances: Snapchat Discovery

Snapchat's discovery feature provides stories from a number of news sources and magazines. This week's airing begrudges the social media addition.

October 30, 2017

Dear Snapchat Discovery Page, You have me caught in a toxic loop. The Saturday morning routine begins with being abruptly woken up by the air horn you put for an alarm. Next comes a social media check, a step that I didn’t realize I had even added to my routine until the morning after I had lost...

Krewe of BOO! provides spoopy thrills for parade enthusiasts

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Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

October 30, 2017

For spook lovers both young and old, this year’s Krewe of BOO! left no attendee unshaken. Veteran and amateur horror aficionados alike were delighted in an evening that, in characteristic New Orleans parade fashion, delivered a winning combination of frights, loot and family-friendly fun. For al...

Spoon delivers grungey excellence to House of Blues

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Josh Axelrod, Arcade Editor

October 25, 2017

Time's gone inside out. There was no sense of past or future, only the present moment of indie rock as bodies thrashed on the dance floor and beer spilled on distracted concertgoers. On Oct. 17, Spoon brought its cheeky energy and nostalgic grunge to the House of Blues. The venue was filled with...