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Wye Oak @ Eclectic

Can anyone read the license plate on that van for me? It's really, really important. Thanks.

Salutations, dudes. Duo Week at Eclectic Haus rolls on – JEFF brothered up the ‘hood this Tuesday, Bestival had at least two pair playin’ for the (substantial) crowds last night, and tonight, Dem Wye Oak Boyz roll into town peddlin’ some indie folk jams (with just a little more keyboard backing than you might expect from a two-piece). The deets, from regular Wesleying contributor Do not include name and class year in post ‘??:

Alt.-folk rock duo Wye Oak will be coming to campus this Saturday. Widely known for their shoegazy/creative guitar melodies and powerful drums, Wye Oak separates themselves from the other rock bands out there and create a truly unique sound. Forget other plans. Come to Eclectic Saturday and enjoy their awesome sounds. Treasure Island will be opening. More details at Aural Wes.

Date: Sept. 10 – Sept. 10
Time: 9:00 PM – Bedtime
Place: Eclectic
Cost: $000.00 (If you guys haven’t been paying attention, there hasn’t been a single student-organized concert so far with a cover price. Awesome!)

Supplementary information after the jump:

Insanity Weekend: Lightning Bolt at Eclectic

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Birthed out of Rhode Island School of Design sometime in the ’90s, Lightning Bolt consists of Brian on (cello-tuned) bass and Brian on drums. They play fast and furious noise [rock], and they play it loud – so loud I invested in some earplugs this morning (two for a buck at the Cardinal Technology Store!). I fully expect things to get real crazy real fast, though it remains to be seen if they will generate more sweat than Static Stamina did in Malcolm X House’s basement last night.

As for the opening acts,The Japanese, who are in the running for the busiest band on campus this year (also contenders: fall semester Almonds and Elephants, Grandfather last weekend), are sharing that role with raucous punk duo The Parents, who are filling in for raucous punk quartet Miami Heat. Be there. Instead of marking shots on your arm, have someone sharpie your forehead for every bruise/sprain/hairline fracture/sickening crunch you sustain. Spoilers: You’ll get a metric shit-ton.

Content from the opening acts, a color poster, and possibly more in the mysterious land beyond the jump…

KanYe rocks Wesleyan College: Online Edition

So, word on the street is that guy who made beats for Jay-Z came out with an album of his own…and apparently, it’s good (who’da thunk?)! If you’ve been raving about it with your hallmates for at least a week now, then surely you’ve seen it make its mark on Wes around the net-o-webs:

 

For the uninitiated: that’s a graph of the most frequent top artists for all the members of the Wesleyan group on last.fm. That means that Kanye West appears on our top artist charts for the week about three times as much as any of the nearest competitors. Seems like we do want you chillin’ with your phoenix, Mr. West.

Much more ado about nothing after the jump.