Dada would not exist without World War I, Punk without the Cold War, and Justin Bieber without the Housing Bubble. The creative, socially aware, bored young adults that make up the Kenyon College student body often take to musical collectives to express themselves. Today, Kenyon students live and learn amidst the turmoil of the 2020 Plan. Here are some band names inspired by the upheaval:
Imagine for a moment a campus without Minion Pro Regular, Italic, Semibold, Semibold Italic, FF Meta Web Pro Regular, Italic, Medium, or Medium Italic… it’s not impossible
It’s like an Old K all-campus except it’s a brownstone invite-only.
Welcome to In the Studio, a feature dedicated to exploring the fantastic independent musicians at Kenyon. This week, we showcase Wholesome, a four-piece band consisting of Shane Wells ’22 of Nashville, Oliver Pearson ’22 of Los Angeles, and Eli Haberberg ’22 and Elijah Newman ’22 of New York.
“See-Through, Breathe-Through, Awesome-Through,” the packaging boasts, but my SecondSkin was none of these.