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2010 Festival Forecast: Lillith

February 17, 2010


Filed under Music

This year begins the return of one of the largest touring festivals in the country, Lillith Fair. The festival is a huge feminist event, including only female acts such as Sarah McLaughlin and Sheryl Crow. The tour is set to hit Boston, with no date or venue announced yet. The artists announced so ...

2010 Festival Forecast: Coachella

February 17, 2010


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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, located in Indio, California, across the country from Boston, is being held for the 11th time this year. Started in 1999, the festival prides itself on mixing genres. In 2004, thousands of people came, eventually making the entire festival a sellout. That yea...

2010 Festival Forecast: Bonnaroo

February 17, 2010


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Bonnaroo, which is currently in its eighth year, has been described by Rolling Stone as “the ultimate over-the-top summer festival” which is supported by the masses that attend the festival every year. The festival is held 17 hours away from Boston, in Manchester, Tenn. The festival allows for gr...

The New England Electronic Music Festival — together

Angela Bray

February 17, 2010


Filed under Featured Stories, Music

Article by: Angela Bray “The lines between the genres of electronic music started to blur. We needed one week to highlight them all.” The first New England electronic music festival, Together, ran for one week beginning February 8th. The festival, aimed at promoting dance and electronic music p...

Grammys go goo-goo for GaGa

February 10, 2010


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Beyonce does Alanis, GaGa and Elton do a duet, and Michael Jackson gets another tribute Article by: Cait O'Callaghan Records shattered and performances rocked the Staples Center in Los Angeles as the 52nd annual Grammy Awards took place on Sunday, Jan. 31, with 25.8 million viewers watching from home. Beyoncé Knowles broke ...

Motion City full of dinosaurs

January 27, 2010


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Article By: Ashley Maceli Motion City Soundtrack has once again returned with another delightfully melancholy album that is just too awesome to not listen to over and over again. It could easily become an album that you could continuously listen to all the way through and add to your favorites list. My Dinosaur Life (Columbia Records, 201...

Epic post-metal at its best

Clay Adamczyk

December 9, 2009


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Article By: Clay Adamczyk Boston’s mild winter took a brief hiatus last Wednesday. The unusually warmer weather was replaced with a frigid chill, which is more normal for a New England December. The wind was bitter and sleet bombarded the smiling faces, many who, despite the inclement elements, still ...

30 Seconds to Mars at it again but this time it means war

December 9, 2009


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Article By: Ashley Maceli 30 Seconds to Mars has returned with their third album, This Is War (Virgin Records/EMI, 2009), which was released this past Tuesday.  Jared Leto, frontman of the band, is better known for his roles in such movies as American Psycho, Requiem For A Dream and, of course...

What Will We Be?

December 2, 2009


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Article By: Shoshana Akins Being called a freak isn’t seen a compliment to most people, but for members of the new freewheeling, bongo-banging, beard-growing genre of freak-folk, they take it as a word and continue on their merry way. A leader in this genre is Devendra Barnhart, a Spanish-speaking...

The Wilbur Theater: where music and fun go to die

Clay Adamczyk

December 2, 2009


Filed under Boston, Music

Article By: Clay Adamczyk I admit that I wouldn’t know if the Wilbur Theater is a nice place to see comedy. They do have Bob Saget (of all people) this week, but the Wilbur is without a doubt the worst venue in Boston to see loud music. My disdain toward the theater began with a TV on the Radio c...

Greatest thing since rebels blew up Death Star

Derek Anderson

November 18, 2009


Filed under Boston, Film, Music

Article By: Derek Anderson In a galaxy far far away, a revolutionary series of movies hit the world hard, bringing a fantasy of aliens, lightsabers, force powers and strange planets to the masses. Last Wednesday in Providence, an orchestral performance of John Williams’ compositions, which backed the Star Wars saga, captivated audience me...

What destroyed Milli Vanilli’s career is fun to others

November 18, 2009


Filed under Campus, Music

Article By: Ashley Maceli Being an innovative expression of creativity, Lip Dub has been vastly popular in European counties and Canada. Now it has come to Suffolk University. Lip Dub is essentially just a bunch of kids with a camera and a song, who decide to lip-sync to it and videotape their lip-syncing abilities. ...

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