If you could only listen to one album for the rest of your life, what would it be?
MS: Right now, "Pink Moon" by Nick Drake.
JD: "Bizarre Ride II" by the Pharcyde.
Best spontaneous dance party music?
MS: Anything by my girls TLC.
JD: "Scrubs" by TLC.
What music gets you in the mood?
MS: The deep baritones of Barry White, naturally.
JD: David Gray...
If you were in a band, what would it be called and what kind of music would you play?
MS: That would have to be a solo rapper after my initials MCSmith.
JD: It would be called the Detroit Red Wings, and we would only play "Hey Hey Hockeytown."
What's the best new music you've heard?
MS: I just started listening to Passion Pit.
JD: I just rediscovered "Slum Village's Fantastic, Vol. 2." Absolutely phenomenal album.
If you could meet any musician, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
MS: None other than Marvin Gaye—he would have a lot to teach me.
JD: That definitely would have been Big L. He had some of the most incredible rhymes of any rapper, dead or alive.
What's the first album you ever bought?
MS: Elvis, "Heartbreak Hotel."
JD: Blink-182, "Enema of the State."
Best guilty pleasure music?
MS: Gwen Stefani—not that embarrassed though.
JD: Anything by Dave Matthews Band.
If you had to pick one song to be banned from Bowdoin what would it be?
MS: Lady GaGa, "Paparazzi."
JD: "I Gotta Feeling," Black Eyed Peas.
Best concert you've ever been to?
MS: Soulive in Portland
JD: Naughty By Nature at Bowdoin freshman year.
Best road trip soundtrack?
MS: Not music, but my brother and I drove all the way from Minnesota with "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," and it was spiritual.
JD: Phoenix, "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix."
If you could choose one song to play when you enter a room, what would it be?
MS: "Best of My Love" by The Emotions.
JD: "Thug Passion" by 2Pac.
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-Compiled by Anya Cohen