Last Monday, Adrian Simon ’15 along with Richard Miron (Yale student) released a debut album for their band The Willlow and the Builder.
You might remember Adrian from a previous Wesleying post, where he was mentioned with his previous band The Ivy League. If you read the whole article you’ll find out that he moved past The Ivy League a while ago and has been mainly focusing on this very The Willow and the Builder debut. (Also, you can notice how we foresaw us not being fools by posting about this awesome album…)
Anyway, the album is a mixture of folk, opera, and indie rock. Basically, it’s a perfect mixture of all different music styles in one. If you want to download it (and you should: it’s also free!) just click here.
Wesleyan University certainly prides itself on its thriving music scene and we here at Wesleying hope that is at least one reason why Adrian Simon ’15–an 18-year-old musician and soon-to-be graduate of Riverdale’s Fieldston School–applied ED I (and got in!) to Wesleyan.
Adrian is perhaps best known, at least in the greater tri-state area, for performing “vocals / guitars / various keyboards” with the popular student band The Ivy League. The irony all but kills us. (The group also includes Alexander Beer, Dan Hockstein, and Drew Abramowitz–two high school seniors and a college sophomore respectively.)
The Ivy League’s eponymous album (its second and final one) is dropping on the intertubes today and is available to download for free here. More after the jump!