Oneohtrix Point Never and Ben Seretan ’10 @ Eclectic

Zach submitted an event to be posted? wtf? Zach, please don’t edit this post. It’s already impeccably formatted (thx2u). From Zach Schonfeld ’13: Oneohtrix Point Never is the stage name of experimental electronic wizard Daniel Lopatin, who’s also known for his work with the duo Ford & Lopatin. Using vintage synthesizers, television samples, and found sounds, OPN crafts distant, weightless […]

BandCampWes: Seretan ’10, The Early Drop Collaborative LP

 Back in February, I posted about New Space, a fantastic collection of measured guitar buildups and stirring drones by homegrown guitar hero Ben Seretan ’10. The Duchampion alumnus recorded the record alone in a friend’s Greenpoint studio during the Superbowl. There was no bass or drums, because who needs bass and drums? If you need […]

Seretan ’10 Drops Video, “What Would You Do if You Were Me?”

Earlier this semester we posted about New Space, a fantastic new indie-rock-meets-ambient recording by Duchampion alumnus and all-around genius emeritus Ben Seretan ’10, who skipped the Superbowl and hung out in his friend’s Greenpoint studio to record the five tracks. “The whole thing was recorded with nothing more than guitars, amps, and delay pedals,” I raved […]

Seretan ’10 Skips Superbowl, Records Fantastic Record

What would you do if you were Ben Seretan ’10? What a month it’s been for Wesleyan musical ghosts of semesters past. Prog/jam/funktastic homeys Ishmael reemerged with announcement of a new EP (later previewed on WESU) and a date at Earth House to boot. Mad Wow, back from its Last Show Ever, brought its distinctive […]

Ben Seretan at Red & Black Cafe

Ben Seretan ’10, recently out of commission with the gastro, is celebrating recovery with a live performance at Red & Black tonight, part of their Monday night music series: They have music at Red and Black on Mondays. I am performing today. I will be doing mostly Fleetwood Mac covers. Event will not interfere with […]

Earth House Concert Tonight

Three brilliant bands, one brilliant house, and it all starts so soon! The one and only Justine ‘Juniper’ Mitchell ’15 writes in with the deets: Alameda is the Portland-based five piece outfit founded by singer/guitarist Stirling Myles and cellist Jessie Dettwiler, joined by clarinetist Jennifer Woodall, guitarist Tim Grimes and drummer Barra Brown. Compared to the […]