Daniel Marten

Stories from Daniel Marten

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Over the past week, an insane collection of new releases by well-known artists have dropped, and I would be remiss not to share my incredibly subjective opinions on them. The writings and ramblings below are in no way coming from some source of authority, but rather just a college freshman who enjoys listening to music. I hope what’s below brings you some sense of entertainment, a recommendation, or even an intense disagreement.

XXXTentatcion - "17" (6/10) -

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Throw some 900 bright-eyed freshman into a collection of dilapidated residence halls with only a handful of icebreakers, an obnoxious convocation catchphrase, a newfound sense of independence, and one of the greatest cities in the world only 15 minutes away – skyline looming over campus – and you’ve got the ingredients for the Illinois Tech Freshman Experience. Or at least that’s how it worked out for my community on MSV South Second Floor.