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Damon Albarn Live at Royale

Damon Albarn Live at Royale

It was a little over twenty-years ago when Blur released their seminal album, Parklife. Blur singer Damon Albarn’s toothy grin and tousled brown hair had been a fixture in the British music scene since 1991’s top-fifty UK hit, “She’s So High,” but Parklife was the first time his ambitions were sprawled over the entirety of […]

tUnE-yArDs Live at Royale

tUnE-yArDs Live at Royale

On a stage swathed in pink fabric and watched over by a swarm of blue-irised evil eyes, Tune Yards (ahem, tUnE-yArDs) with opener, Sylvan Esso, wowed Royale’s eager crowd. After watching both bands, it was clear that the headliner could easily hold the party on their own, but the more company, the better. The party was […]

Sharon Van Etten Live at The Sinclair

Sharon Van Etten Live at The Sinclair

Sharon Van Etten and opening act Torres set out to dispel any misconceptions that singer-songwriter acts are tame, captivating a sold-out crowd at The Sinclair with two high-intensity sets. The artists may have preached to the choir though, as there was a palpable, excited buzz going through the young and smart-looking crowd before either act […]

Boston Calling Spring 2014

Boston Calling Spring 2014

Day One The cloudy sky, the temperatures barely hitting sixty degrees, and the cool breeze did not seem to phase the crowd of eager festival goers as they poured into City Hall Plaza for the first day of Boston Calling. Sporting everything from patchy overalls and purple hair to simple sweatshirts and baseball caps, people lined […]

65th Anniversary Birthday Show With tUnE-yArDs

65th Anniversary Birthday Show With tUnE-yArDs

Read how WERS danced the night away with tUnE-yArDs at our first birthday show

The Walkmen’s Singer Releasing Solo Album

The Walkmen’s Singer Releasing Solo Album

Hamilton Leithauser, frontman of The Walkmen who broke my heart with their indefinite hiatus, announced last year that he was working on a debut solo album. It was reported that the album was due for release this spring and would featured collaborations with other members of the band. The album, titled Black Hours has officially […]

Pharrell Williams Releasing Solo Album

After 2013’s “Get Lucky,” “Blurred Lines,” and “Happy,” Pharrell Williams is just about ready to bust into the new year with the release of his first full solo album in eight years. The record, G I R L, is stacked sky-high with guest features, including performance by Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, […]

Oasis Reissue ‘Definitely Maybe’

While Oasis could be considered a two-hit phenomenon in America, a band with a devote but cult following at best, in England they were a pop culture behemoth in the 90s. Their debut album, Definitely Maybe, was (at the time) the fastest selling debut album in British chart history. They quickly went from clubs to […]

Listen to Beck’s New Album In Flight

Listen to Beck’s New Album In Flight

If you’re planning on boarding a plane within the next month, Beck would like to provide your in-flight entertainment. His 12th studio effort Morning Phase hits land today. To celebrate his new album, Beck has partnered with Gogo, the in-flight internet provider, to stream the record to frequent fliers everywhere. Anyone with access to Gogo […]

Questlove to Guest Star on Law and Order

Most people know Questlove as the drummer of the band The Roots who have their own solo success but are also the in-house band for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, formerly Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. In addition to his great success with The Roots, Questlove is also a DJ, music journalist, and music […]

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