The Suffolk Journal

What destroyed Milli Vanilli’s career is fun to others

November 18, 2009

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. ...

Have Heart, stops

Matthew McQuaid

November 14, 2009

Article by: Matt McQuaid This Saturday, New-Bedford-based hardcore band Have Heart is set to play their last show at Club Lido in Revere. Have Heart first formed in 2002. After releasing the What Counts EP (Think Fast, 2004) and their hard-hitting follow up The Things We Carry (Bridge Nine, 2006)...

Grunge, as dead as Layne Staley

Marissa Holt

November 14, 2009

Article by: Marissa Holt Flannel shirts and a heavy, soul-wrenching sound will forever be attributed to the grunge music scene. However, in today’s reality, we may have lost what is truly grunge. Of course there are many artists that have been influenced by bands such as Alice in Chains, Nirvana,...

Suffolk’s own ‘Renown’

Matthew McQuaid

November 11, 2009

Article By: Matt McQuaid It seems that the only colleges that rappers are attending these days are the School of Hard Knocks and Hustle U. Suffolk, however, is home to an up-coming rapper known as Renown (real name Ryan O’Connor, Class of 2012). Renown, a communications and broadcast major origina...

Every Avenue is Picture Perfect

November 11, 2009

Article By: Ashley Maceli Every Avenue, a band who should receive more recognition than they get, have always been known for their sweet lyrics and pop-punk rock jams. Their first full-length album, Shh…Just Go With It (Fearless Records, 2008) was a complete success full of feel-good songs and lova...

Who Killed Sgt. Pepper?

November 11, 2009

Article By: Matt Altieri If you’ve seen Ondi Timoner’s Dig! (Interloper Films, 2004), you saw a much different Brian Jonestown Massacre than today’s band. Gone is the Rolling Stones-esque 60s revival ideal within the music that was produced on albums like Take It From The Man! (Bomp! Record...

Newlyweds share stage and tour

November 4, 2009

Article By: Ashley Maceli Say Anything, though only a few years old since their official signing with Doghouse Records, have become enormous in the alternative rock world. From their hilarious catchy single “Wow, I Can Get Sexual Too,” to their utterly ridiculous and loathing-yet uppity-songs, it...

Mash-up artist hits Suffolk annual concert

Marissa Holt

November 4, 2009

Article By: Marissa Holt and Derek Anderson Last night at the House of Blues, a Girl Talk/Sean Kingston concert was held exclusively for Suffolk students and their limited guests. Both of the artists provided a contrast to one another and brought in a diverse and lively crowd. Those attending the concert were filled with anti...

The Used back on tour in support of new record

October 28, 2009

By: Ashley Maceli A sea of black-dyed hair and black sweatshirts crowded the House of Blues this past Friday to see a completely crazy show given by the ultimate rock band, The Used. The Used did not disappoint in giving an extraordinary show. Drive A, an anarchist Green Day-wannabe band, o...

Combining history and storytelling through the rhythm of drums

October 28, 2009

By: Shoshana Akins If you heard a chorus of rhythmic beats in the Sawyer Building last Thursday, no, it wasn’t hoards of frustrated students pounding their heads against the walls trying to relieve their mid-term stress. It was the strong drum rhythms of three powerful young Senegalese sharing their ar...

Horror Crap

Derek Anderson

October 21, 2009

Article By: Derek Anderson Horror-Rap, also known as Horrorcore or Acid-Rap, has been a recent installment in the musical entertainment world that most don’t understand. Starting in the early 90s, Horror-Rap has been an “underground” genre of music that expresses extreme violence and crime throug...

Not that Geneva

Clay Adamczyk

October 21, 2009

Article By: Clay Adamczyk The simplest way to describe Russian Circles, the instrumental post-rock trio from Chicago, is that they’re epically outstanding. Guitarist Mike Sullivan must be a mathematical genius. His ability to weave textures of sound flawlessly, layer after layer, by use of a liv...

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