Festina Lente

On Valentine’s Day 2020, Aussie multi-instrumentalist and mastermind Kevin Parker’s psych-rock project, Tame Impala, released their fourth studio album. It’s titled The Slow Rush, and I politely ask that you pause your

Harold Recommends (2/14/20)

Feast of Saint Valentine Celebrate Saint Valentinus by shopping for candy at Walgreens the night before A New Dawn [HOA007] — AceMoMa, AceMo & MoMa Ready ♫ The Brooklyn DJ collective brings

Harold Recommends (2/7/20)

1.   Good Days — Sweatson Klank  ♫ Delicious, genre-transcendent LA beats with groovy yellow cover art 2.   Shubh Saran Live at the Saybrook Underbrook  ♫ Hosted by the Undergraduate Jazz Collective, the

Here for the Jazz

A few weeks back, I spent a Friday night on the third floor of the Institute Library, Connecticut’s oldest private circulating library, drinking beers and listening to jazz LPs with a couple

The Sound of the Voice: OHAM Celebrates 50 Years

This past Wednesday evening, students, faculty, and members of the New Haven community gathered to celebrate—through experimental film, live music, and remixed vocal samples—the 50th anniversary of Yale’s Oral History of American

There Existed An Addiction to Blood

On the track, “Blood of the Fang,”—the song whose chorus gives There Existed an Addiction to Blood its name—Daveed Diggs (of Hamilton fame) raps, “It doesn’t mean a thing because that body

Eccentric Fare

All-nighters fall into one of two categories: either they are worth it, or they are not. Usually, they are not. Any sense of accomplishment feels spare and juvenile when one considers the