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“We Need Medicine” by The Fratellis

After much anticipation, The Fratellis’ third studio album We Need Medicine was finally released. After announcing an indefinite hiatus in 2009, fans worried that the Fratellis would be no more. Thus the release of We Need Medicine has been greeted with great fanfare, and I was among the crowd jumping for joy. I’ll be the first [...]

“Reflektor” by Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire’s new album, “Reflektor,” is the November Album of the Month

“B-Room” by Dr. Dog

Dr. Dog’s seventh album,B-Room, gives fans exactly what they’ve come to love about the Philadelphia-based band over the past fourteen years: dependable and catchy indie-rock. The album features twelve tracks centering around various themes such as heartbreak, travel, and coming of age. The opening lyrics of “Cuckoo,” the eighth track, perhaps define the album best. [...]

“The Olms” by The Olms

The Olms self titled debut album, a new project from veteran musicians Pete Yorn and J.D. King, is a real musician’s album with abundant influences and nods to other acts and rich in storytelling. Pete Yorn has been a mainstay singer-songwriter since the 2001 release of his debut Musicforthemorninafter. J.D. King is a proper renaissance [...]

“The Clash Hits Back” by The Clash

“This is it for me,” former Clash guitarist Mick Jones told Rolling Stone when asked about September’s trilogy of new Clash compilations. “And I say that with an exclamation mark.” While ardent Clash fans will certainly feel the sting of Jones’s remarks—that these three releases mark the likely end of any future Clash-endorsed material—they have [...]

“The Speed of Things” by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

The year is 2010. Your dad just got a Facebook, you just got an iPhone, and everyone just learned what “hipster” means and use it every chance they get. Times were changing, and no one was waiting up for any music that didn’t demand their attention. So what was the best way to get people [...]

“Build Me Up From Bones” by Sarah Jarosz

If you are searching for music brimming with captivating melodies and honest lyrics, look no further. Sarah Jarosz’s Build Me Up From Bones is musicianship at its finest. The singer/songwriter brings something new to the table with each and every song, drawing sounds from the mandolin, guitar, fiddle, and banjo. By combining unique rhythms with [...]

“Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song” by Amos Lee

Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song is Amos Lee’s fifth studio album. In comparison to his other albums, which are full of rock and soul, this new album has more of a country sound and vibe to it. It’s a new and refreshing sound that makes you want to continue listening to the rest of [...]

“The Worse Things Get…” by Neko Case

Our October Album of the Month goes to Neko Case for “The Worse Things Get…”

“Innocents” by Moby

More than twenty years after he first started making waves in the music industry, small bespectacled producer Moby still stands an unexpectedly formidable creative force in electronic music on his latest studio album, Innocents. From the serene, swirling beginning of the album, “Everything that Rises,” it is clear that this release is more of the [...]

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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