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You’ll be falling for Trevor Daniel after hearing his debut album ‘Nicotine’

You’ll be falling for Trevor Daniel after hearing his debut album ‘Nicotine’

Morgan Hume

April 5, 2020

Like smoking a cigarette, Trevor Daniel’s album “Nicotine” is addictive.  On March 26, the 25-year-old musician released his debut record and the collection of 10 short pop songs each deserve a spot on the radio.  Daniel kicks off the record with the title track “Nicotine,” incorporating them...

Remain ‘CALM,’ 5 Seconds of Summer’s newest album is also their best

Sarah Turley

April 5, 2020

On Friday, March 27, 5 Seconds of Summer released their fourth album “CALM.” The album takes inspiration from older styles of pop and rock, using styles from the 70s, 80s and 90s. This album is their best they have ever produced. Bassist Calum Hood stated in an interview with Billboard Magazin...

Conan Gray brings cinematic energy to debut album

Sarah Turley

March 31, 2020

Conan Gray released his debut album “Kid Krow” on Friday, March 20, which feels like the soundtrack to a coming-of-age film in all the right ways.   The album features pre-released fan favorites like songs “Maniac,” “Checkmate,” “Comfort Crowd” and “The Story.” “Comfort Crowd” begins...

Gordon Lightfoot steps back into the music scene with warm and simple folk album

Gordon Lightfoot steps back into the music scene with warm and simple folk album

Morgan Hume

March 23, 2020

When most of us envision life in our 80s, we see grandchildren playing in the backyard, a steady retirement and loads of free time for relaxation. 81-year-old Gordon Lightfoot, however, has been spending this period of his life creating a folk record that feels oh so sweet.  Lightfoot dropped “Solo” on March 20, hi...

Animated show proves bbno$ is the artist to watch

Animated show proves bbno$ is the artist to watch

Ainsley Miles

March 18, 2020

With an exciting setlist, bbno$ (pronounced baby no money) had an action-packed night during his sold-out concert on March 5 that never ceased to excite the crowd at the Middle East Nightclub in Cambridge.  Performing his hits, “Lalala,” “tony thot” and a new collaboration with Lentra, “...

Stop using celebrity deaths for clout

Stop using celebrity deaths for clout

Eddie Reinhardt, Arts Editor

March 4, 2020

When an artist or a celebrity dies, social media is immediately flooded with posts remembering the person and sending condolences to their loved ones. This is fine and gives fans a space to grieve together and be nostalgic which is healthy and sometimes necessary for people who are looking for an outlet...

Lil Tjay makes a splash in Boston

Lil Tjay makes a splash in Boston

Eddie Reinhardt

March 4, 2020

A flock of anxious teens waited in the cold as the line for up-and-coming Bronx MC Lil Tjay extended out the door of the Paradise Rock Club and down the street, blocking the entrance to the restaurant, Raising Cane’s. Once inside the show, it would be a few hours before the artist finally hit the stage...

BTS’ groundbreaking ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ highlights group’s musical experience

BTS’ groundbreaking ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ highlights group’s musical experience

Sarah Turley

February 26, 2020

The biggest boyband in the music industry, BTS, made a comeback on Friday, Feb. 21 with their new album “Map of the Soul: 7.” On the album, the band reflects on their experience over the past seven years since debuting as a musical act. The lyrics also encompass Swedish psychologist Carl Jung’s...

It’s time to face it: Tame Impala’s new album is in a league of its own

It’s time to face it: Tame Impala’s  new album is in a league of its own

Abby O'Connor

February 19, 2020

Kevin Parker, better known as Tame Impala, stops time with his long-awaited fourth album “The Slow Rush,” released on Feb. 14. With his award-winning previous album “Currents” being difficult to top, it’s no wonder Parker took five years to release his next. Hit songs like “The Less I Kn...

Chamber Choir finds a place at Suffolk

Chamber Choir finds a place at Suffolk

Phoebe Adams

February 19, 2020

Amidst a diverse and growing pool of Performing Arts Office (PAO) groups at Suffolk, one of the newest additions to the talented student body is the Chamber Choir. Born out of a limited number of singing PAO groups on campus, the Suffolk Chamber Choir was formed in the fall semester by Madlynn Bard, ...

Ezra Furman shares intimate set with fans in Somerville

Ezra Furman shares intimate set with fans in Somerville

Shayla Manning

February 14, 2020

Under a warm, red light, fans gathered in the cozy upstairs lounge at ONCE Ballroom in Somerville last Tuesday for a solo set by musician Ezra Furman. The fifth installment of her residency at ONCE, titled “Intimacy,” brought another packed house. Furman, 33, whose music career blossomed in Somerville,...

Spring Showcase to premiere another collection of original student productions

Spring Showcase to premiere another collection of original student productions

Madison Suseland

February 5, 2020

From Feb. 6 to 9, the Suffolk University theatre department will be hosting the annual Spring Showcase, featuring  three one-act plays that are written and directed by Suffolk students. Each show has been in the process of rehearsing for the past few weeks as students grow eager for opening night. One...

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