Aidan Vick

Aidan Vick (22C) is from Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, and is currently responsible for making the Wheel’s crossword puzzle and newsletter. Outside of the Wheel, he spends his time running 5Ks and obstacle races with other Emory students. He is majoring in English and enjoys heated discussions about literature, sports and fast food. Contact Vick at [email protected]

‘Aviary’ a Beautiful, Bizarre Pop Album

Courtesy of Domino Recording Company Julia Holter’s “Aviary” is one of the most grandiose and densely packed pop albums in recent memory, with the instrumental power of a full orchestra lending to its sprawling soundscapes. Holter rejects any and all conceivable pop cliches on this album, choosing instead to focus on loosely structured compositions featuring [...]

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Waka Flocka Flame Ignites the Emory Quad

Ayushi Agarwal/Photo Editor Homecoming headliner Waka Flocka Flame represented the Atlanta music scene by bringing his signature trap sound to Emory on Friday night. The 32-year-old rapper, most famous for his 2010 hit single “No Hands,” drew a crowd of around 1,800 students, and while that is certainly a respectable audience size, last year’s headliner [...]

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Twenty One Pilots Take Off on ‘Trench’

Catchy choruses and somber songwriting reign supreme on “Trench,” the new album from pop duo Twenty One Pilots. Singer, songwriter and producer Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dun gained a following and moderate commercial success with their 2013 album “Vessel,” but rose to mainstream prominence in 2015 after the band received massive radio play with [...]

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Aphex Twin’s ‘Collapse EP’ Is Anything but a Downfall

The new EP from Richard D. James, more commonly known by his alias Aphex Twin, is a smart and captivating piece of Intelligent Dance Music (IDM) that places heavy emphasis on rhythm rather than melody. Although clocking in at only 28 minutes, this five-track extended play is one of the most enthralling electronic releases of [...]

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