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Boston jams out at MixFest

Boston jams out at MixFest

Brigitte Carreiro
September 24
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

A top-notch venue, award-winning artists, and an overall good time welcomed Bostonians to Mix 104.1’s annual free concert at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell on Saturday afternoon. Between pranks among acts and exciting, unique performances, the audience was in for a treat. MixFest 2015’s star-studded...

Panic! discos at Boston City Hall

Panic! discos at Boston City Hall

Katie Dugan
September 24
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

The finale of Radio 92.9’s Summer Concert Series celebrated rock, alternative music, and die-hard fans of Panic! At the Disco at Boston City Hall on Thursday. Las Vegas based rock band PATD, fronted by lead singer Brendon Urie, was formed in 2004 when they released the song, “I Write Sins Not...

Band with nostalgic sound appeals to all ages

Band with nostalgic sound appeals to all ages

September 24
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Gabriella Gaspardi   In the Paradise Rock Club, a small and intimate venue near Brookline, devoted fans crowded the stage Friday to see self-proclaimed garage rock band, Heartless Bastards. A Cincinnati-based band, led by vocalist Erika Wennerstrom, captured the early 30’s crowd clad...

Lawn on D hosts renowned band Passion Pit

Lawn on D hosts renowned band Passion Pit

September 24
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Sammie Mayaleh   Energy and excitement radiated from the audience at Lawn on D on Wednesday as fans awaited the Boston-based band, Passion Pit, while on tour for their junior album, “Kindred.” Michael Angelakos at Emerson College formed the band, whose second album debuted as 4th...

Toro Y Moi brings unique sound to new album

Toro Y Moi brings unique sound to new album

Haley Peabody
April 15
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

The sounds of cars racing menacingly blur into high-pitched, synthesized notes on the opening track of Toro Y Moi’s latest album, “What If.” The album, which was released April 6, embodies Toro Y Moi’s atypical sound, delivering a hearty dose of his irresistible, muted, and electronic vibe. Toro...

‘Kintsugi’ showcases the best of beloved indie-rock band

‘Kintsugi’ showcases the best of beloved indie-rock band

Haley Peabody
April 8
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

After years of remaining quietly on the sidelines, popular indie-rock band Death Cab for Cutie has released their first album in nearly four years. Entitled “Kintsugi,” this latest album showcases the scope of the band’s talent, highlighting their best work to date. “Kintsugi,” also known...

Synth vibes from Craft Spells entertain at Great Scott Sunday night

Synth vibes from Craft Spells entertain at Great Scott Sunday night

March 16
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

By Jennifer Usovicz For a little fun on Sunday night the bands Craft Spells, The Bilinda Butchers, and Funeral Advantage played sets of dreamy beach tunes to warm the spirits of frozen Bostonians, the night this winter became the snowiest in Boston's history. Just a few hours before the performance,...

‘Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance’ to Belle and Sebastian’s latest hit

‘Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance’ to Belle and Sebastian’s latest hit

Haley Peabody
February 18
Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured Stories, Music

As Front-man Stuart Murdoch begins to sing coolly on the opening track, “Nobody’s Empire” of Belle and Sebastian’s ninth studio album, “Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance,” it is evident that the band has served up yet another irresistible album. Their signature, quirky indie-rock sound...

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ soundtrack blends the best of music’s old and new

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ soundtrack blends the best of music’s old and new

Haley Peabody
February 12
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Just prior to its highly anticipated Valentine’s Day première, “Fifty Shades of Grey” released the soundtrack that will accompany the film on Tuesday. The compilation, which features a wide range of artists who span across decades and genres, features a total of 16 tracks, several of which were...

Fresh faces and icons harmonize on music’s biggest night

February 9
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

By Maria Baluch The 57th annual Grammy Awards, hosted by rapper LL Cool J, was all about 2014’s new artists and legends. Gathered at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, music’s biggest stars came together on Sunday to celebrate the best and brightest of their trade. The show kicked off w...

Techies Union breaks a leg in new annual show

Techies Union breaks a leg in new annual show

Colleen Day
January 27
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories, Music, Theater

By Colleen Day Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office lit up the stage Friday at its brand new event, “Tech-stravaganza,” hosted by the Techies Union. The three-hour long event featured Suffolk’s Jazz Ensemble, contemporary musical group Rhythm, comedy troupe Sketchual Misconduct, The Ram...

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