Wednesday, November 2, 1988
The Michigan Daily
BY GREG BAISE
AUSTIN, Texas: musical hotbed.
Hume of the Fabulous Thunderbirds,
True Believers, Daniel Johnston, and
the Wild Seeds. The Wild Seeds,
hqh? Not exactly a household name.
However, judging from the
amount of critical acclaim they've
garnered from all facets of the popu-
lar music media (i.e. Rolling Stone,
Newsweek, People), soon everyone
will be grooving to the hard, bluesy
country rock so masterfully purveyed
by bands from the South - like this
But is MTV stardom what they
really want, or do the Wild Seeds
find flaws with the vision of the
world that MTV presents? Judging
from the songs on their latest al-
bum, Mud, Lies and Shame
(Passport), they obviously opt for
the latter. Note the second song on
the album, "I'm Sorry, I Can't Rock
You All Night" - a severe whump!
to the omnipresent phallus in most
of what gets played on the radio to-
The Wild Seeds formed in 1983,
playing bars and parties around the
University of Texas at Austin. Their
releases, an EP and their first album,
Brave, Clean and Reverent, were
both released on a local independent
label, to much local critical acclaim.
Now, with national exposure,
many national critics are noting the
strengths of the Wild Seeds. Gui-
tarist-vocalist Michael Hall writes
songs covering a wide variety of
styles, prompting Rolling Stone to
describe the Wild Seeds as able to
meld "Buffalo Springfield and Bruce
Springsteen into a workable whole."
Sound impressive? It should. And
for eight bucks tonight, you yourself
can catch this rising (lone) star from
University graduate and folk artist Dave Crossland returns to
his favorite local stomping ground, the Ark, tonight at 8
p.m. with his guitar, and a new album. in tow. Count on lots
of political prose - it is election time, and Dave probably
can't resist that. Tickets are $6.50 and $5.50 for students and
THE WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL STUDIES CENTER
Texas natives the Wild Seeds hope to reap the benefits of
their growing harvest of success.
THE WILL) SEEDS and
nells play at the Blind Pigj
10 p.m. Cover is $8.
to the MBA
The Harvard University Graduate School of
Business Administration seeks top graduates
with a career interest in general management.
An Admissions Officer will be on campus
NOVEMBER 3, 1988
to speak with students about work experience
and the two-year MBA Program.
For more details and to sign up for an information
Career Planning & Placement Office
Several colleges of Oxford University have invited The washington International Studies Center
(WISC) to recommend qualified students to study for one year or for one or two terms. Lower
Junior status is required, and graduate study is available. Students are directly enrolled in their
colleges and receive transcripts from their Oxford college; this is NOT a program conducted by a
U.S.. college in Oxford. Oxford colleges are accredited by the U.S. Dept. of Education to
accept students with Guaranteed Student Loans. Multi-national student housing and social
activities are offered, and cultural tours are conducted by WISC. A special summer session is
directed by WISC.
The Washington International Studies Center offers summer internships with Congress, with the
White House, with the media and with think tanks. Government and Journalism courses are taught
by senior-level government officials, who are also scholars, and by experienced journalists. All
college students with a 3.0 GPA or above are eligible.
For further information, please write or call:
The Washington International Studies Center
214 Massachusetts Ave., N.E. Suite 230
Washington, D.C. 20002 (202) 547-3275
Harvard Business School is committed to the principle of
equal educational opportunity.
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Colleges & Universities.
Learn about application procedures,
necessary qualifications & program content.
NOVEMBER 2, 1988
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Stop by and see a Jostens representative,
Wednesday, Nov. 2-thru Friday, Nov. 4,
11a.m. to 4 p.m.,
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