Archives - Aaron Schaffer
An emotional album: ‘The Hanging Gardens of Beatenberg’
“The Hanging Gardens of Beatenberg,” the first proper album from South African pop group Beatenberg, is an album that furthers this idea. Released in 2014, the album is a compilation of stories—of youth, of bittersweet happiness, of nostalgia—and is one of the most innovative pop albums released in recent memory.
Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ is fitting punctuation for an iconic career
If “Blackstar” tells us anything, it’s that Bowie wanted to be remembered for being himself, not Ziggy Stardust or Aladdin Sane.
President Seligman responds to student petition on race relations
“I cannot ignore evidence that our campus climate can be improved,” Seligman stated in an email following Friday's student protest, in which protesters gave him a list of demands.
An incisive mind, an eternal dream: the life and times of Steve Jobs
Danny Boyle’s latest film, “Steve Jobs,” occurs in an explicit three-act structure. The film focuses on the failures of Jobs…