DJ BIOS 2014/2015 from A-Z

MEREDITH ALLEN


Hometown: Yardley, PA
Major: In the process of writing my own major in the environmental realm
Show: ‘mmmmhm’ 6 pm-7 pm on sundays
Favorite Artist:
My favorite band is Phish. However, contrary to popular belief, I do dabble elsewhere.
Musically related tidbits:
Forever a fan of the Rolling Stones
Could never forget blind melon’s no rain
Recently very into daptone records
Enjoy Wes Anderson soundtracks
Never sick of Scarlet Begonias Barton Hall 5/8/77

SILAS BABILONIA
Hometown: Aurora, CO
Major: Undeclared
Show: 1-2pm/Fridays/Power Hour/Weekly themes
Top Ten Favorite Artists:
1.The Beatles
2.Queen
3.Radiohead
4.Pink Floyd
5.Vampire Weekend
6.Frank Ocean
7.Queens of the Stone Age
8.Misfits
9.Tears for Fears
10.The Beach Boys

MELISSA CHIZMAR
Hometown: Lewis Center, OH
Major: Psychology
Show: My Fix, Your Kickss
Favorite Albums: Time Out, Dave Brubeck Quartet; It’ll Shine When It Shines, Ozark Mountain Daredevils; Blood on the Tracks, Bob Dylan
Other Hobbies: Climbing, cooking, travel, writing, etc

BEN CRISWELL
Hometown:Portland, OR
Major: Environmental Policy
Show:Bear Beets (Mondays 3pm)
Favorite Albums:
Houses of the Holy – Led Zeppelin
Oh, Inverted World – The Shins
Midnight Marauders – A Tribe Called Quest
The Cosmic Game – Thievery Corporation
The Freewheelin’ – Bob Dylan

DANA CRONIN
Hometown: St. Helena, CA
Major: Environmental Science
Show:Fitzpleasure & Dana, Sundays at 10:00PM
Other Hobbies:
writing, playing the guitar, being outside

COLE EMHOFF
Hometown: LA, CA
Major: Undeclared
Show: Jazz’n Shit: 11pm-12am Wednesday. Jazz
Favorite Artists:
1.Radiohead
2.Bill Evans
3.Chet Baker
4.John Coltrane
5.Joao Gilberto
6.Roy Orbison
7.Elliott Smith
8.Kanye West
9.Miles Davis
10.Charles Mingus

Activities: Biking
Random Fact: My dog’s names are OTIS & AMOS

MARY FRIEDMAN
Major: Psychology
Show: Full House
Favorite Artist: Dave Matthews
Favorite Album: Continuum (John Mayer)
Favorite song: Work It Out
Fun Fact: Intramural Sports, Ceramics

TESS GATTUSO


Hometown: Wilmette, IL
Major: Poli Sci & FGS doub major
Show: 7pm/Thursday/Thursday Night and the Feeling’s Right/Jams that make you (or just me, probably) feel
Activities: You can find me prowling Western Ridge every Wednesday night and working in Cutler second weekend.

TESS GRUENBER (DJ: MADAME PSYCHOSIS)


Hometown: New York City, NY
Major: Computer Science
Show: 10pm/Wednesday/Infinite Waves
Favorite Artists:
1.Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
2.Justin Vernon (Volcano Choir/Bon Iver/Gayngs)
3.Phish
4.Helado Negro
5.Nas
6.Chopin
7.Helado Negra
8.Patrick Watson
9.Francis and The Lights
10.Nicolas Jaar
11..Charlie Parker

Activity: I currently have an unhealthy obsession with david foster wallace, which is essentially a full time job.

FRANCESCA LIPINSKY
Hometown: Denver, CO
Major: International Political Economy
Show: Defenestration Station. Thursdays at 8! Mostly hip hop
Top Ten Favorite Artists:
Kendrick Lamar
Justin Vernon
Jackson Browne
Beyonce
Jhene Aiko
Fleet Foxes
Frank Ocean
Black Keys
Feist
Fleetwood Mac

Random Fact: I got paid to see shows at Red Rocks almost every night last summer.

BO MALCOLM (DJ SportsFan)


Hometown: Elmore, VT
Major: English/Undeclared
Show: Bonus Deluxe / Thurs. 4-6
Top 5 Albums:
1.Johnny Flynn – Been Listening
2.Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’
3.Pink Moon – Nick Drake
4.The Band (Self-Titled)
5.Trouble – Ray LaMontagne

I Enjoy: writing, reading, songwriting, playing guitar, walks

NATE MANKOVICH
Hometown: Boulder, CO
Major: Undeclared
Show: 12-1PM/Saturday/Lunchtime Special/undeclared
Favorite Album: The Wall by Pink Floyd
Activities: Climbing and Ultimate Frisbee

JD MERRITT
Hometown: Lander, WY
Major: Physics
Show: Electric Eclectic, Monday at 4
Hobbies: Angst
Favorite album of:
2015: Vulnicura – Björk
2014: Reachy Prints – Plaid
2013: Tomorrow’s Harvest – Boards of Canada
2012: Duality – Captain Murphy
2011: Ravedeath 1972 – Tim Hecker
2010: Let England Shake – PJ Harvey
2009: Time to Die – Dodos
2008: Heavy Ghost – DM Stith
2007: Drums and Guns – Low
2006: The Eraser – Thom Yorke
2005: The Evens – The Evens

VERONICA SPANN
Major: Sociology
Show: Tunes Down Under
Favorite Artist: Talking Heads always takes the cake.
Activities: Other hobbies: I’m a photographer, fiber artist, general crafter, fisher woman, and outdoor enthusiast.

EBONI STATHAM


Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Major: Undeclared
Show: Macchiato Music/ Mondays @ 11pm/electro pop, indie, and whatever else crosses my mind
Top Ten Favorite Artists:
1.Cherub
2.Chvrches
3.BANKS
4.Chromeo
5.JMSN
6.Haim
7.K.Flay
8.St. Lucia
9.Trevor Hall
10.Rebelution

Activities: song writing, running, event planning, cooking delicious food, showing off my dance skills at parties
Random Fact: I can peel an orange in one peel

ERIN SUGARMAN


Hometown: LA, CA
Major: Environmental Policy  
Show: Spoonful of Sugs, Thursdays @ 6
Top 10 Favorite Artists:
1. The Strokes
2. Pavement
3. Nirvana
4. Elliott Smith
5. Neil Young
6. The Mountain Goats
7. King Krule
8. The Smiths
9. James Blake
10. Frank Ocean

KYLE WARNER
Hometown: Pasadena, CA
Major: Environmental Science/ Music
Show: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Favorite Artist: Neil Young
Favorite Album: Bad Vibes – Shlohmo
Favorite Song: Ecstasy – Ohio Players
Other Hobbies: Playing saxophone; Hiking

MERCEDES WHITMAN
Hometown: Ridgewod, NJ
Major: Philosophy
Show: Humpday Helpings, Wednesdays 7-8pm and mondayitis, Sundays 4-5pm
8 Albums hat have profoundly enhanced my existence:
1.Radiohead – Hail to the Thief
2.Portishead – Dummy
3.Aphex Twin – Richard D. James Album
4.Talking Heads – Fear of Music
5.Flying Lotus – Los Angeles
6.Modeselektor – Hello Mom!
7.Wax Tailor – Tales of The Forgotten Melodies
8.Telefon Tel Aviv – Fahrenheit Fair Enough

Random Fact: My first concert was Ricky Martin when I was in kindergarten

MATT ZELIN (DJ ZELDAR)
Hometown: Lafayette, CA
Major: Mathematical Economics
Show: Thursdays @ 6pm. “Show and Tell Convention on Mars”
Top 10 Albums:
1.Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not-Arctic Monkeys
2.Time Out-Dave Brubeck Quartet
3.American Beauty-Grateful Dead
4.Madvillainy-Madvillain
5.Friend and Foe-Menomena
6.The Lonesome Crowded West-Modest Mouse
7.Culture Industry-Philadelphia Slick
8.OK Computer-Radiohead
9.Shakti-Shakti with John McLaughlin
10.The Harder They Come (Soundtrack)-Various Artists

Random Fact: My milkshakes bring all of my roommates back to the apartment.

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