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Boards of Canada release new album Tomorrow’s Harvest in time for fall

Boards of Canada release new album Tomorrow’s Harvest in time for fall

David Frederick
October 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Ambiguous sampling, ambivalent drones and a powerful synth pitch that reverberates into your sub-conscious and you know you are listening to a new Boards of Canada release. Tomorrow's Harvest was released on June 5 of this year from Warp Records after a lengthy and interactive pre-release campaign....

Sleigh Bells excite listeners with newly released album

Sleigh Bells excite listeners with newly released album

Ally Johnson
October 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

It has been less than two years since their 2012 sophomore album but Sleigh Bells-a New York based duo consisting of ex-Poison the Well guitarist Derek Miller and Alexis Krauss-are back with their third album Bitter Rivals. It is an admittedly shallow but undoubtedly energetic third turn out of the gate. Inhabiting...

Ke$ha, Pitbull turn heads with new single “Timber”

Ke$ha, Pitbull turn heads with new single “Timber”

Alex Hall
October 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Not that anyone should be surprised by more crazy things from Ke$ha, but the glitter-donned pop queen was featured on rapper Pitbull’s latest single “Timber.” The two toured together this past summer, during which time they must have decided to collaborate on a new hit. Pitbull and Ke$ha have previously...

Cudi brings Cud Life Tour & Tyler, the creator to the Bank of America Pavilion

Cudi brings Cud Life Tour & Tyler, the creator to the Bank of America Pavilion

Thalia Yunen
October 2, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured Stories, Music

Kid Cudi, singer, rapper, actor, and self-proclaimed “rager”, held his Cud Life Tour at the Bank of America Pavilion last Friday to promote his recently released third studio album Indicud. His opening acts included rapper Logic, whose claim to fame was a mixtape named Young Sinatra, and Tyler, the...

Alt-J brings their UK melodies to Bank of America Pavilion

Alt-J brings their UK melodies to Bank of America Pavilion

Soleil Barros
September 27, 2013
Filed under Music

Famed Leed’s band Alt-J returns to America to tour with their latest album An Awesome Wave, uplifting fans worldwide. The early September Fall season brought along the four-piece British band and their light tunes to the Bank of America Pavilion located on Boston’s legendary Wharf, inviting fans...

Boston’s biggest dance party iExperia hits the House of Blues

Boston’s biggest dance party iExperia hits the House of Blues

Alex Hall
September 27, 2013
Filed under Music

Glowkids & Fuse, A-Borg, Commerce and several other DJs will descend upon the House of Blues Boston to bring a mix of EDM music, confetti blasts and laser shows to their audience Friday, Sept. 27. Described as Cirque Du Soleil meets a massive nightclub dance party, iExperia will bring some of the...

Anathema rocks the Middle East

Aaron Nevin
September 24, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

It's not every day you get a chance to meet with a musician as seasoned as Vincent Cavanagh, lead guitarist and vocalist for Anathema. Playing with Anathema since the early 1980s, he has had the chance to develop his sound and focus his life experiences into producing a lyrical chronology truly representative...

Boston Calling invites music-lovers to festival hosted at City Hall Plaza

Boston Calling invites music-lovers to festival hosted at City Hall Plaza

Soleil Barros
September 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured Stories, Music

This Memorial Day weekend united students and music-lovers from various schools and hubs around the city during the Boston Calling Music Festival. Hosted in Boston’s City Hall Plaza, the festival returned with many headliners of all genres including popular artists Kendrick Lamar, Vampire Weekend, Diplo, ...

Lorde’s The Love Club EP served up to be one of the best

Lorde’s The Love Club EP  served up to be one of the best

September 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

By: Kate Franco It seems to be that Ella Yelich-O’Connor, popularly known as Lorde, has been one of the most talked about artists of 2013. It may come as a shock to many listeners when they discover that the Davenport, New Zealand native is only 16 years old. The young, motivated, artist blew ...

Jamaican Queens visits Allston’s Great Scott with new album Wormfood

September 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

By: Thomas Higgins Detroit natives Jamaican Queens aren’t simply a band which is trying to adhere to any music industry standards.  They are lucidly taking their love of folk, pop and electronic music and fusing it into something they call “Detroit trap-pop”. Currently living in a day and...

Outside the Box festival rocks City Hall Plaza

Outside the Box festival rocks City Hall Plaza

July 23, 2013
Filed under Boston, Music

Article and Photos Credit Aaron Nevin   Outside the Box: A song that finally broke the heat wave.  When Augustana stepped on stage to play a myriad of their greatest hits, none brought the people to their feet more than Boston. It was the thirst quenching song which broke the 9...

Loren Benjamin visits All Asia on northeast tour

Loren Benjamin visits All Asia on northeast tour

Soleil Barros
June 6, 2013
Filed under Music

Loren Benjamin, songwriter and singer from New York is currently stepping into his very first tour, taking the time to travel surrounding cities in an initiative to see what else the world has to offer, while having fun and meeting new faces along the way. Just recently celebrating his 24th birthday,...

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