"Nevertheless, the clarity of Ode to Joy stands out when compared to more recent Wilco albums which contain some odd tangents, such as “Common Sense” on Schmilco and even “Art of Almost,” the fantastic but still out of place opener of 2012’s The Whole Love. "
Jackson Tarricone Last Tuesday, the 17th of September, Bloc Party and Cults took to the stage for a packed crowd at Franklin Music Hall in Philly. The show was engaging from start to finish, especially during Bloc Party’s set when they played every song from Silent Alarm, which is easily one of the best … Continue reading Bloc Party amazes crowd with tight performance of their timeless debut album, Silent Alarm
Check out a photo gallery from Bastille's recent show!
Ryan Bowman Six years after Vampire Weekend stormed the stage at Boston Calling, they finally returned in dramatic fashion to the Agganis Arena. They played a nearly two and a half hour set taking requests and playing some deep cuts that they haven't broken out in a while. Check out pictures from the show below:
This fall, there are a lot of great concerts happening just a train or uber ride away! Here are ten of those concerts to look out for: Strand of Oaks/Hop Along/Karl Blau/Special Secret: Thursday September 5th, Dell Music Center This bill features two Philadelphia based acts, Strand of Oaks and Hop Along, both of which … Continue reading Ten Great Upcoming Concerts Near Campus
One of the hardest things about making music is finding a sound that is truly your own. However, as demonstrated by each of the three songs Maddie Jay has on streaming services, with “I Got You” being the latest, she does not have this problem. Her music is characterized by silky smooth vocals, funky but … Continue reading Maddie Jay showcases her unique style of jazzy dream pop once again on “I Got You”
Ryan Bowman It's not every day you see a band come out dressed up like Mike Meyers from Halloween, but Cage the Elephant is not ordinary band and front-man Matt Shultz is not ordinary singer. His presence on stage instantly draws you in and captivated the audience for the entire hour-fifteen long set. Check out … Continue reading Cage the Elephant + Beck | Xfinity Theater | 8.15
Ryan Bowman The weather didn't look nice outside the amphitheater, but the energy was palpable under the cover of the roof and on stage as the 311 & Dirty Heads co-headlining tour stopped in Massachusetts. 311 has been around for longer than I have been alive and produced a baker's dozen number of albums and … Continue reading Dirty Heads | 7.18 | Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
Ryan Bowman The Super Mega Ultra Giant Mad Decent Block Party Festival presented by Diplo will take place at Gilette Stadium in Foxboro, MA on July 21+22. The put it frank, this festival looks insane. Not only is there a stacked line-up (Billie Eilish, G-Eazy, Major Lazer, more) but there is a ton of activities … Continue reading Diplo’s Mad Decent Block Party Preview