The Statesman spoke with Ben Majest of indie-rock band Best Breakfast ahead of the band’s first gig for the release of their new album “PANACEA,” and dug into the record’s creation, the experience of songwriting and the band’s past discography.
Read Southall, lead singer of his self-titled band, discussed the heart and soul that has gone into all of his lyrical projects, including the band’s most recent album release, “For The Birds,” in an interview with The Statesman.
Indie-rock band Fleece released their album “Stunning and Atrocious,” introducing listeners to tracks such as “Like It A Lot” and “Upside Down.” The Montreal-based band shares their creative and personal experiences when it comes to making new music.
The pop-trio known as “Glades” released their sophomore album, “Planetarium,” on Friday, April 30. Lead singer Karina Savage sat down to speak about “Planetarium” and the group’s evolution with The Statesman.
“I think when you get to that level, all athletes are mentally prepared,” Koehler said. “Each one of those guys you see doing their thing is so routine-oriented and such hard workers that they are able to adjust on the fly.”
On Wednesday, March 26, Dr. Michio Kaku captured the minds of all 1000+ students awaiting his lecture at Staller Center. Dr. Kaku is a highly renowned theoretical physicist, teacher and promoter of science. He is the co-founder of string field theory. Additionally, Kaku is one of the scientists working closely to complete Einstein’s final unfinished work – Unified Field Theory.
Anna Lubitz is well known on campus. She is President of the Pre-Veterinary Society. She ran for Homecoming queen last year. She was a member of The Spirit of Stony Brook Marching band and sang the National Anthem at sporting events. Her mother works in President Stanley’s office.
The Staller Center for the Arts saw the return of the renowned violinist, Midori, this weekend for a Master class followed by a concert this past Sunday. Midori began studying the violin with her mother at an early age. She was invited to her first musical debut at the age of 11 at the New York Philharmonic’s traditional New Year’s Eve concert, which pushed her to beginning her career in music.