Matthew Wagman (matthew-wagman)firstname.lastname@example.org
Matthew Wagman ('22) is an Arts and Entertainment writer. Matthew started with album reviews and then began the "Cheap *ss Lunch" column, writing about affordable options available near Stuyvesant. During the pandemic he has been covering music, starting the new "Band Beat" column, showcasing lesser-known Alternative and Rock groups.
Sir Sly isn’t just another “alternative” band from California that promises ample self-awareness and synthesizers—it’s one that’s managed to turn up two great albums and has almost broken into the antechamber of the mainstream. However, their upcoming album doesn’t seem like it will live up to the standards they need to meet if they really want to make it in today’s Drake and TikTok world.