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