In The Newsroom: Punk Group Calypso, Baby! Speaks and Performs


Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

On February 19, on the heels of Swarthmore band Calypso, Baby!’s successful Olde Club show, The Daily Gazette sat down with the band for a chat and a song or two. The band consists of Blake Oetting ’18, Dina Ginzurg ’18 and Noaf Lifset ’18.

A video of their full performance will be published soon. In the meantime, enjoy this interview and a performance of “Liberal Arts Tool:”

Eduard Saakashvili

Eduard is a film and media studies major from Tbilisi, Georgia. He abandoned The Daily Gazette during sophomore year to focus on his career in club fencing. Big mistake.

Kyungchan Min

Kyungchan is a prospective double major in Anthropology and Film & Media Studies. He also works with a podcast series pcast1 while pursuing photography. He proudly calls Memphis, TN his hometown and preaches the excellence of Memphis barbecue, the best barbecue in the world.

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