Reorienting Rap: Rhymes with Reason

Through this project, Austin has found a way to combat a variety of societal problems, from the negative stereotypes associated with black men to the discrepancies in test scores and educational resources between low income and high income communities. With his reworking of old and new school hip hop into an educational setting, he has begun to highlight the advanced thought needed to orchestrate a successful hip hop song, contradicting the problematic criminalization of black men and rappers.

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Railway's Tristan Rodman

Railway  is sound art that combines the personal creativity of Tristan Rodman ‘15.5 and the influence of visual and interactive audio formats online. This kind of indie, 8o’s synth pop is music made for moments in transit, so turn up Railway’s most recent EP, Synecdoche, on headphones while riding a moving vehicle for optimal experience. 

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