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Sprung Music Festival Rocks FloMo Field, Siberian Front to Play Frost

From 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. last Saturday, Stanford’s Sprung Music Festival encompassed a wide range of musical performances, from indie rock to dance. The festival featured the Battle of the Bands, a series of performances by Stanford bands competing for the opportunity to open for the likes of Flume, Kaytranada and AlunaGeorge at Frost Music Festival, the much-anticipated Stanford music and arts festival scheduled for May 16th. Following the showcase of Stanford talent came the headliner acts — Chrome Sparks, Sango and GoldLink — to close out the night.

Roah Summit and Siberian Front give thrilling performances at Kairos

Last Wednesday, Los Angeles indie rock group Roah Summit and Stanford indie rock quintet Siberian Front performed at Kairos, both delivering engrossing performances. There were two stages, one on either side of the darkened room, sparsely lit with strings of ambient, multi-colored lights. Hushed anticipation reigned just before the show. To start off the night,…

José González explores the human experience in his new album

González, acclaimed for his acoustic folk cover of The Knife’s electro-pop song “Heartbeats,” is a man of contradictions. His sound is sparse, but his ideas are ambitious. A classical guitarist who grew up listening to latin folk, pop and bossa nova, González played guitar in multiple hardcore punk bands before becoming the indie-folk singer-songwriter we now know him to be.

Camp Youth rocks White Plaza in support of global health initiatives

Last Wednesday, students huddled together before the stage in White Plaza, clutching CoHo cappuccinos, awaiting the performance of the Stanford indie rock band Camp Youth. The platform was adorned with Christmas lights, drums, amps, and several microphones. The performance was in support of “Rhythms and Reflections,” an event sponsored by PIH Engage and Dance Marathon, featuring testimonials…