Elegant flow, unique lyrics accompany much anticipated CDs

February 2, 2005 Ashley Marty 0

Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes has reached the point of his life where he can no longer be deemed a child prodigy. At 24, Oberst has acquired a nearly cultish fan base, critical acclaim and the indie scene’s equivalent to gangsta rap’s ‘street cred.’ Oh, and on top of this, he’s put out a bunch of the most emotionally charged, musically haunting records I’ve heard in the past decade. […]

Singer works best on his own

February 2, 2005 Katelyn McCormick 0

A man on the brink of commercial success, Granian’s Garen Gueyikian uses his latest release as an opportunity to find his own voice.

In a similar trajectory to Chris Carrabba’s rise to fame as Dashboard Confessional, Granian gained fan popularity with its first three independently released acoustic rock albums. […]

One-man band stays true to solitary roots

February 2, 2005 Katelyn McCormick 0

It’s unusual for a band to be comprised of only one man and a guitar or to send burned copies of its latest release to fans on its mailing list. Then again, Granian is not your average band. For almost 10 years, Holmdel native Garen Gueyikian has performed as the band Granian, touring music venues, bars and college campuses across the country. […]

Three twists, six plays, 24 hours of high-voltage fun

February 2, 2005 Jenise Beaman 0

Students at the College got a chance to show off their acting, writing and directing abilities in front of a packed Cromwell Lounge during the second annual Wired!, the College’s 24-hour play competition sponsored by the Inter-Greek Council, (IGC), ink and All-College Theatre (ACT). […]

Comedian brings song, humor and Signal jokes to college

February 2, 2005 Jaclyn English 0

Nothing was off limits at the comedy show featuring Stephen Lynch last week – not even The Signal.

Lynch, who is recognized for his irreverent and ridiculously funny songs on his own Comedy Central special, seemed confused by the name of the paper and asked bewilderedly, “Like a television signal?” That led him to ask the name of our TV news program, “The Journal. […]

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