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Q&A with Asher Roth on his latest project RetroHash

Q&A with Asher Roth on his latest project RetroHash

Soleil Barros
April 16, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Suffolk Journal: What was your inspiration behind Retro Hash? In comparison to some of your previous tunes it has a super fresh feel and seems to be spreading some massive positivity. AR: Really nothing more than being myself.  My relationship with the Blended Babies has obviously become a close...

Asher Roth shares live session with small crowd in anticipation of new album Retro Hash

Asher Roth shares live session with small crowd in anticipation of new album Retro Hash

Soleil Barros
April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Artist Asher Roth visited Allston’s Brighton Music Hall Friday April 4 to deliver a special live session for his local fans in anticipation of his new album Retro Hash. Roth set out on a small tour playing only four shows located in his hometown of Philadelphia, Boston, and New York. A final show will...

John Collura talks about The Ataris’ ongoing legacy

John Collura talks about The Ataris’ ongoing legacy

April 2, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

By Thomas Higgins Currently on a 10-year anniversary tour for the album So Long, Astoria, The Ataris stopped by the Brighton Music Hall on Saturday, March 29.  This is the first time in 10 years that this lineup has played together.  After the release of So Long, Astoria, the lineup of Kristopher...

G-Eazy returns to Boston, headlining Paradise Rock Club

G-Eazy returns to Boston, headlining Paradise Rock Club

Soleil Barros
March 27, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Returning to Boston’s small hub on his second headlining tour, Bay Area based artist Gerald ‘G-Eazy’ Gillum was in good spirits as he stepped foot onto the stage of his sold out show. Hosted at Allston’s favorite venue, the Paradise, on March 22 fan girls and young gentlemen alike gathered together...

50 years after The Beatles came to America, Suffolk professor Gallant still celebrates

50 years after The Beatles came to America, Suffolk professor Gallant still celebrates

Ally Thibault
February 12, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

When I studied abroad in Florence, The Beatles played a live show every Tuesday night to a packed bar hidden just around the corner from the famous duo. The event was wildly popular among 20-something-year-old Italians and expats alike as Gianni, Paolo, Giorgio, and Ringo rocked through a three-hour...

Singer Yuna visits snowy Allston to deliver her sweet sounds

Singer Yuna visits snowy Allston to deliver her sweet sounds

Soleil Barros
February 12, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories, Music

Jarell Perry, a supporting act for Yuna’s show was visiting Boston for the first time as he accepted the call to join Yuna on her North American Nocturnal Tour. Perry introduced a palm tree, Southern California feel to his complex and cool sound. The singer delivers a backyard-type session turned...

Best live halftime performance by Bruno Mars

Best live halftime performance by Bruno Mars

Soleil Barros
February 5, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

As we all sat down to watch Super Bowl XLVIII, I thought it would be the most grand time to head to Boylston’s rather crowded Trader Joes for pineapple salsa and a few other snacks. An annual occurrence I usually do not care too much for had the ability to capture my artsy interest by inviting one...

Genres unite their talents to deliver dynamic performance at Super Bowl halftime show

Genres unite their talents to deliver dynamic performance at Super Bowl halftime show

February 5, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

By Ellie Hawkins The Super Bowl is an event that brings people together whether they are football fanatics or not. The whole day has something for every age group to enjoy. There is the puppy and kitty bowl for the kids and grandmothers, funny commercials for all maturity groups, talented performers...

James Vincent McMorrow releases Post Tropical

James Vincent McMorrow releases Post Tropical

Ally Johnson
January 29, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

With a sound destined for rainy days, a sound that’s imbued with melancholy and vocally heavy, its mood music for any mood that you are in.  Inspired by the music of the ‘70’s singer/songwriter era, James Vincent McMorrow wears his influences on his sleeve. From the slow beats on the opening...

England’s band Yuck loses lead, visits Sinclair to deliver a memorable show

England’s band Yuck loses lead, visits Sinclair to deliver a memorable show

January 23, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

By Thomas Higgins The UK based band Yuck has managed to do something that very few bands are capable of, which is lose their lead singer and manage to find a way to come out even stronger in the end.  After releasing their self-titled debut album, Yuck to much critical acclaim and touring all over...

Students transform former band Guilty Sparks to present Jack Romanov

Students transform former band Guilty Sparks to present Jack Romanov

December 4, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured Stories, Music

By: Lucie Coppola Jack Romanov formerly known, as The Guilty Sparks is a band composed of all Suffolk University students Luke Bergamini, Nico Renzulli, Esteban Cajigas, and Nick Aikens, all of which are determined to make a name for themselves on and off campus. They have had multiple shows at Suffolk...

Bernhoft of Norway visits Harvard Square’s newly built Sinclair venue

Bernhoft of Norway visits Harvard Square’s newly built Sinclair venue

Soleil Barros
December 4, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

There are shows you attend every once in a while, those that truly stick in your memory for many years to come. When invited to Jarle Bernhoft by a few friends of mine that attend, I knew I was in for a rare treat as we ventured out into the cold school night of Nov. 25. Guests entered the newly b...

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