Thursday, April 16, 2009

SBP90s blog featured in today's Observer

Hot on the heels of the recent re-post here of an Observer article from 9 years ago, the South Bend Power 90s blog is featured prominently in The Observer today! There's a full spread highlighting the blog and the 90s scene, as well as commentary on the decline of indie music on campus in the 2000s. Head on over and check it out!

The Observer (Scene section) - 4-16-2009

or download the spread in PDF:
"Golden Age of Music Under the Dome: Student Bands Then & Now"

Thanks to The Observer for giving us props!


chris o said...

The PDF version is better. I need a subscription!!!

Page 1 HEADLINE "iPhone use increasing on campus- OIT director Latimer attributes sudden rise this semester to Christmas presents"

Page 2: Question: "If you could ride any animal and not get hurt, what would it be?" ANSWER: Jason Bishko, freshman Duncan: "Sarah Palin"

Page 3: Long suffering, doomed gays and their supporters announce "Day of Silence" with goal to "End the Silence."

Page 5: I love the guy with the "Don't blame me, I voted for Sarah" sign.

An 18-year-old high school student caught with his 48-year-old math teacher in her bedroom
was stabbed to death by her boyfriend, who was himself a former student of hers, police
said Tuesday.

PAGE 13: CATATONICS #1 BABY!!!! After 13 years, if we can confuse just one curious youth today, our job here is finished.

doug said...

Curiously, they misspelled the name of the emiLy song in the page 13 playlist. It's actually "Bannana 6", due to the fact that at age 19, I didn't know how to spell the word "banana".

theodore said...

a response from a student was in the Observer 4-20-2009:

Mike L. said...

Okay, so I read the "Panning ND music scene ignorant, disrespectful" response in the Observer. Here are two examples given of the current ND music scene: