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  You Blew It! Keep Doing What You're Doing Album Review Topshelf Records Released January 14, 2014 Genre: Emo, Indie Rock Modest Mouse once said, "And we'll all float on okay." You Blew it! attest to this maxim in their new album, Keep Doing What You're Doing, A whimsical new emo record, that delves into relationships and questions existence. It's an angst-y piece of music,...
If you are reading this article you may have been called “gringo” before. Even people who are born in Mexico are called “gringo” at times. Have you ever wondered what it means and where it comes from? In this article I’m going to tackle what gringo means, its story, and how to prevent getting this contagious disease. Where does it...
Dear readers of The Roundup, Where has the time gone? It seems like just last month that the Class of 2013 left us and The Roundup was placed in our hands. As I reflect on the past year, I can’t help but wish it would have all slowed down. Since my sophomore year, I have been blessed with the privilege of...
Another trade deadline has come and gone, along with all the hype, rumors, and anticipation surrounding it. This year, we were promised more than the normal amount of blockbuster deals, we were told that contending teams would go all-out to gear up for the playoffs and that some squads were ready to hold massive fire sales. We were not...
Elections in Mexico 2.0: Is  AMLO a Communist or an Ally? Since the past presidential elections, the Mexican population has been part of a candid debate: Is AMLO too radical? How are his proposals going to affect the country? Is AMLO (Andrés Manuel López Obrador) going to send Mexico into an economic depression? And more important, Is AMLO a commie? Mexico...
The iPhone 4 was one of the best, if not the best, mobile smartphone when it hit the market in the summer of 2010.  It featured a robust five-megapixel camera, an all new design, a front-facing camera, and above all a retina display.  The retina display was so ahead of the curve that other smart phones have still failed...
  “Under the bridge downtown is where I drew some blood/Under the bridge I could not get enough/Under the bridge forgot about my love/Under the bridge I gave my life away.”   Perhaps no other set of lyrics that Anthony Kiedis—the lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers—wrote is as insightful or powerful as this set here. These lyrics, excerpted from...
Interpol El Pintor Album Review Matador Records Released September 9, 2014 Genre: Indie Rock, Post Punk Revival, Gloom Rock Interpol is undoubtedly in love with with New York City. You can hear it in their music, their lyrics, and in the albums they create. Even when they aren't explicitly expressing the Big Apple, they evoke what it feels like to be in New York:...

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