Matt Siffert

Class of 2009

Articles

  • Talib Kweli and J-Live concert rocks CMU

    ?Don?t y?all have tests to study for?? asked rapper Talib Kweli on stage with a smile. But the concert, sponsored by AB Concerts on Friday, was definitely worth a study break. CMU and Pitt students, along with local Pittsburghers, filled the Wiegand Gym to see Brooklyn-born rappers Talib Kweli and J-Live.

    Pillbox | November 21, 2005
  • Enon Concert

    Enon ? composed of singer-guitarist-bassist John Schmersal, singer-keyboardist-bassist Rick Lee, and drummer Steve Calhoon ? were not easy to bring to CMU. It took months of contract planning and negotiations, but after all was said and done, Enon brought the dingy-as-hell house down.

    Pillbox | November 14, 2005
  • U2 rocks the Mellon Arena

    Rock band U2 has spent a large part of its 29-year career on the road, performing for sell-out crowds from New York City to New Zealand. Now veterans of the road and masters of their craft, the members of U2 have learned how to make their music more fresh, relevant, and meaningful than ever. After the confetti dropped, the champagne bottles popped, and the lights flashed peace signs, religious sym...

    Pillbox | October 31, 2005
  • Kanye West touches the sky

    The University of Pittsburgh's Peterson Events Center was filled to full capacity last Sunday, as college students and local fans came out to get a glimpse of hip-hop superstar Kanye West, who embarked on a nationwide college campus tour earlier this month.

    Pillbox | October 31, 2005
  • The Perceptionists

    These days, it seems most rap music all too often deteriorates into pointless and redundant rhymes about guns, women, and drugs. When hip-hop group the Perceptionists paid a visit to CMU?s Rangos Ballroom last Sunday, however, the topic of discussion was much different.

    Pillbox | October 17, 2005

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