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FFF FEST REVIEW: Doug Benson

Life & Arts Editor

November 7, 2012

Doug Benson is this generation’s Cheech and Chong.  He is the front-runner in the stoner comedy genre and is most known for his movie “Super High Me,” a drug-induced parody of the award-winning documentary “Super Size...

FFF FEST REVIEW: Jon Benjamin

Life & Arts Editor

November 7, 2012

The name Jon Benjamin may not ring a bell, but after just a few words out of his mouth, it is impossible to mistake him. Benjamin, an actor and comedian, is most famous for his animated series voiceover work.  Benjamin provides the v...

FFF FEST REVIEW: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Life & Arts Editor

November 7, 2012

Going to an Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros show is like going to a family reunion.  Except instead of too many unknown cousins and terrible potato salad, there are only talented musicians and indie folk rock. The band do...

FFF FEST PREVIEW: La Dispute

Life & Arts Editor

October 30, 2012

La Dispute, as their name might suggest, is a fairly disruptive band. Critics describe their music as post-hardcore, screamo and hardcore punk, although front man Jordan Dreyer disagrees. “In general,” he said in an intervi...

FFF FEST PREVIEW: Titus Andronicus

Life & Arts Editor

October 30, 2012

Besides being the name of William Shakespeare’s bloodiest tragedy, Titus Andronicus is an up-and-coming indie punk band at this year’s Fun Fun Fun Fest.  Titus Andronicus was formed in 2005 by five friends in Glen Rock, New...

FFF FEST PREVIEW: Danny Brown

Life & Arts Editor

October 30, 2012

Danny Brown is interesting, to say the least.  If his half-shaved head and missing front teeth are not enough proof, listen to his music. Brown has one of the most unique voices in hip-hop today.  It is raw, nasal and different from ...

FFF FEST PREVIEW: Balmorhea

Life & Arts Editor

October 30, 2012

Balmorhea is one of the most influential modern instrumental music groups of the day.  The six-piece ensemble from Austin plays pieces that are classical yet modern and gentle yet intense. Named after a small town in West Te...

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