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2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced it’s 2013 nominees earlier this week. Artists including Heart, Deep Purple, and Rush are all hopefuls for this year’s prestigious honor. In the past, voting has been exclusive to professionals in the industry to the dissatisfaction of many music fans. Both influential and popular artists have been [...]

Perfume Genius at Johnny D’s

Perfume Genius at Johnny D’s

About a hundred people sat at tables for the intimate show Perfume Genius would put on at Johnny D’s in Sommerville, although it felt more like fifty people in the room because of how close we were to one another. The stage sat in the center surrounded by brick walls, neon signs, and an older [...]

A Look At Musician Perfume Genius

There is nothing quite as beautiful or as elegant or as poignant as the arrangements of Mike Hadreas’, otherwise known as Perfume Genius, music. Listening to his songs triggers a wave of sorrow deep within your soul. It feels like being submerged under the coldest, iced water. Yet, everything is at ease. Each wave of [...]

Blur Return Once Again

Blur Return Once Again

In a move that will not shock fans familiar with Damon Albarn’s on-and-off again attitude, Blur have announced their 2013 return in the form of a set at Belgium’s Rock Werchter festival. Despite Albarn previously stating that their Olympic closing Hyde Park show earlier this year would be their last, Blur have once again surprised [...]

Big Names on Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2 Soundtrack

Big Names on Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2 Soundtrack

Twilight is a very divisive franchise. Many hate it and many love it. Some people appreciate the books and can’t stand the movies. And there are those who swoon for Robert Pattinson and those who call for Kristen Stewart’s blood… okay, maybe those sentiments come from the same crowd. But regardless of how you feel [...]

“The Carpenter” by The Avett Brothers

It’s not easy to tread the middle road between mainstream success and credibility. People are quick to pounce on the unexpected, the middling indie band turned arena rock stars, and instantly decry them for simply doing what so many other bands have done before them. After all, think about how many bands we wouldn’t have [...]

“The Rhythm You Started” by Sophie Madeleine

Much of this adorable British girls album was recorded in her home, adding to it that sweet self-layering that makes it so endearing. Some say her sound is similar to Feist, but she’s got some melodies of her own. She’s been involved in a whirlwind since her first album in 2009, Love.Life.Ukulele. Now The Rhythm [...]

Jack White Disappoints (But Bounces Back) in NYC

Jack White Disappoints (But Bounces Back) in NYC

Jack White, just a day after his performance in Boston, completely let down his fans at the Radio City Music Hall in New York on Saturday October 29th. After a few snide comments to the crowd and claiming that he was displeased with the level of energy and the sound, White left the stage after [...]

Ben Folds Five Stops By The Colbert Report

Ben Folds Five Stops By The Colbert Report

The Colbert Report has featured many distinguished musical guests over the years including Jack White, Florence + the Machine, and fun. Now Ben Folds Five can be added to the list because they were featured on the show this past Monday. Ben Folds Five did an interview with host Stephen Colbert and answered questions about [...]

Sufjan Stevens Will Release New Christmas Box Set

Sufjan Stevens Will Release New Christmas Box Set

Sufjan Stevens has already released a Christmas album, Songs For Christmas, but on November 13th, Stevens will release a vinyl Christmas box set, including five EPs. The box set will be titled Silver & Gold: Song For Christmas, Volumes 6-10. The EPs spread 58 tracks down, from originals to covers. There will even be some [...]

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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