Band Profile: Dirty Mike and The Boys

Known as one of Swarthmore’s most entertaining musical ensembles, Dirty Mike and the Boys have become a prominent force in Swarthmore’s musical scene over the past three years. The five-member band features Tyler “Don Jon” Zon ’16 and Cole “the Funk” Graham

Band Profile: Funk the Patriarchy

Swarthmore funk-pop combo Funk the Patriarchy brought its soulful, groovy style to Battle of the Bands last weekend. The eight member band is composed of Sam Wallach Hanson ’18 on tenor saxophone, Christine Emery ’16 on trumpet, Seth Stancroff ’19 on drums,

Band Profile: Modern Rhombus

Modern Rhombus is an all-senior student band composed of RJ Tischler ’16, Dan Creem ’16, Tyler Welsh ’16, and Joe Boninger ’16. Boninger plays lead guitar with Tischler on rhythm guitar, Creem on Bass, and Welsh on drums. The indie/alt rock band

Band Profile: Calypso Baby!

The “sometimes circus-y,” always sarcastic, never serious band Calypso Baby! stars Blake Oetting ’18, Dina Ginzburg ’18, and Noah Lisfset ’18. They performed last Friday night in Olde Club at Swarthmore’s Battle of the Bands. The story of the band’s creation can

Band Profile: Biscuit

The self-proclaimed punk-poem band Biscuit who is out to have fun and share that fun with Swarthmore played last Friday night at Swarthmore’s Battle of the Bands in Olde Club. The musicians, bass guitarist  Kyung Min ’18, singer Colette Gerstmann ’18, and


GOODGOODNOTBAD is a student band spanning all four current class years and several musical genres. The band is made up of drummer Stefan Laos ’17, bassist RJ Tischler ’16, saxophonist Sam Wallach Hanson ’18, and rappers Harsha Sen ’19 and Tiyé Pulley

Band Profile: Caboose

Swarthmore boasts a number of dedicated and talented bands. Caboose, an all first-year group composed of five members, is one such band. Dakota Gibbs ’19 initiated the formation of the group by first approaching Moses Rubin ’19, having heard him perform at

Band profile: Altair

Student trio Altair was one of four bands representing the college at Saturday’s TriCo Battle of the Bands. Consisting of Nate Dow ’18, Shruti Pal ’18, and Stefan Laos ’17, Altair describe themselves as an alternative rock band. The band got its

Band Profile: Honey Pickup

Swarthmore student band Honey Pickup performed last Saturday night at Bryn Mawr’s Battle of the Bands. Musicians Dan Eisler ’16, Cosmo Alto ’16, Andrew Gilchrist-Scott ’16, and Hanyu Chwe ’16 began playing together as Honey Pickup last semester, but they explained that