Yusuf Siddiquee


Top 5 Songs

The tunes that get stuck in your head over and over again.


December 1, 2009

Shoegazers take stage on heels of debut full-length album

Titus Andronicus may be named after a Shakespearean drama, but the band's meteoric rise has been anything but tragic.


February 6, 2009

Top 5 New Artists of 2008

The groups that blasted onto the music scene in '08.


January 9, 2009

Shortcuts: Kanye West—808s and Heartbreak

Kanye West isn’t scared to take big steps, even if they are missteps.


November 25, 2008

Mirah ready to rock out with prosthetic pinky

Though she had gone through an unfortunate accident, Mirah was still psyched for her new album and her Chicago show during her chat with the MAROON.


October 14, 2008

The Express draws no fouls, but scores no extra points

A run-of-the-mill inspirational story like this needs some thing extra—stellar acting, a great score, powerful dialogue, or clever cinematography—to set itself apart.


October 10, 2008

Shortcut—Arm's Way, by Islands


May 20, 2008

Von Bondies mix anger and pop on comeback disc


May 13, 2008

Sketch show marks cultural decline, Great Job!


April 29, 2008

Liars ’fess up about punk rock, Pro Tools


February 5, 2008