Joey Peiser Contributing Editor

Class of 2016


  • Music proves a tonic for homesickness

    “If you ever get lonely, just go to the record store and visit your friends” — a line from the film Almost Famous, which is a movie you should start watching right now if you haven’t seen it. It’s a quote I’ve always counted as one of my favorite unique arrangements of letters and syllables. A beautifully simple way of speaking a 10-volume opus entitled “Why I Love Music.”

    Pillbox | January 26, 2015
  • New food truck serving Mexican food is a hit

    There are perhaps few days greater in the life of a Carnegie Mellon student than the first one free from the shackles of Red 9. No longer confined to the boundaries of campus eateries, a student’s tongue is allowed to wander free amongst the tasty fields of the Pittsburgh food scene. While this sovereignty will initially manifest itself in piles of Dominos boxes and a fridge half-full of spoiled f...

    Pillbox | November 24, 2014
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    Tuesday 11.25.14

    Pillbox | November 24, 2014
  • RL Grime produces alluring trap music

    If for nothing else, 23-year-old trap producer RL Grime will certainly be remembered for his excellent moniker. To a generation whose bookshelves all contained at least one *Goosebumps*I title, the name sticks no matter what you think of his music. That being said, Grime, who has been building a following ever since his massive remix of the Kanye West posse cut “Mercy” dropped in June of 2012, is ...

    Pillbox | November 17, 2014
  • Break Science expand their live sound

    To an outsider, the life of a professional musician can seem like easy street. You sit around and come up with songs, then go play said songs before stadiums of screaming fans on tours that typically last one calendar season — two if you’re big in Japan. This dream may be true in some cases — Tiesto, Justin Bieber; I’m looking at you — but for most musicians it’s a constant stream of session gigs,...

    Pillbox | November 10, 2014

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