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“Hamilton” mixtape leaves listeners satisfied with features from chart topping artists

“Hamilton” mixtape leaves listeners satisfied with features from chart topping artists

Morgan Hume

December 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

For the first time in history, an award-winning Broadway musical has created a mixtape.  Lin-Manuel Miranda released a new album filled with remixes and covers of the beloved Grammy-winning soundtrack that he created, “Hamilton: An American Musical,”  and arguably produced one of the most coll...

Suffolk alums in band Jack Romanov dedicate performances to ACLU

Suffolk alums in band Jack Romanov dedicate performances to ACLU

Felicity Otterbein

December 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Four men stood on the small stage at O’Brien’s Pub in Allston, MA. Only three of them were wearing shoes. That’s because Michael Mirabella of Jack Romanov preferred to never wear shoes during a performance. The Boston-based band has been working together for the last two years after Mirabella ...

Get to know Jack Romanov and its Suffolk alum

Felicity Otterbein

December 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

From rehearsing inside Suffolk University’s 150 Tremont residence hall’s basement to now rehearsing and recording in a funeral home parlor, the band Jack Romanov has dedicated the last few years to music. Three of the boys met at Suffolk during their freshman year and maintained the same energ...

From The Strokes to CRX, Nick Valensi puts on endearing performance

From The Strokes to CRX, Nick Valensi puts on endearing performance

Jillian Barrows

November 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

With the recent release of their debut album, “New Skin," CRX have been on tour since early November promoting it. They performed nine out of 10 songs from the album in the intimate and tasteful setting of Brighton Musical Hall to a crowd of devoted fans Sunday night.

Fitz and the Tantrums bring energetic stage presence to House of Blues

Fitz and the Tantrums bring energetic stage presence to House of Blues

Haley Clegg

November 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Fans were not deterred by bad weather and could be seen lined up in the rain, waiting for the doors to be opened to Fitz and the Tantrums as they revisited Boston on Tuesday. As soon as doors opened, young and old fans alike rushed inside eager to get the best spot possible to see the performers. ...

Madeon and Porter Robinson electrify Orpheum Theater

Madeon and Porter Robinson electrify Orpheum Theater

Catarina Protano

November 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Nestled in an alleyway beside Suffolk University’s own Sargent Hall, the Orpheum Theater opened its doors to fans and new listeners of the artists Madeon and Porter Robinson. The feature tour is a first for Madeon , whose fame stems from his popularity on youtube. His most popular video titled, ...

The Strokes’ Nick Valensi to play at Brighton Music Hall

The Strokes’ Nick Valensi to play at Brighton Music Hall

Jillian Barrows

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

For those who are big fans of The Strokes, you’re in for a real treat. Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi will be playing a show with his new band, CRX at Brighton Music Hall Nov. 20 at 8p.m. to tour their debut album, New Skin, which was released Oct. 28. The album was produced by Queens of the Stone...

Synthetic POPS at the Orpheum Theater with Porter Robinson and Madeon

Synthetic POPS at the Orpheum Theater with Porter Robinson and Madeon

Catarina Protano

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Nestled in an alleyway beside Suffolk University’s own Sargent Hall, the Orpheum Theater opened its doors to fans and new listeners of the artists Madeon and Porter Robinson. The feature tour is a first for Madeon , whose fame stems from his popularity on YouTube. His most popular video titled, ...

Dan Croll leaves Boston in Sweet Disarray

Dan Croll leaves Boston in Sweet Disarray

Morgan Hume

November 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Widely known for his prolific songwriting capabilities and numerous accolades in the music industry, Dan Croll made his first appearance in Boston at the Paradise Rock Club last weekend. Croll, a 26-year-old singer-songwriter from Liverpool, England is best known for blending electronic and folk sou...

Ramifications perform at a cappella competition

Ramifications perform at a cappella competition

Taylor White

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

The Suffolk University Ramifications performed at the 20th annual a Cappella Competition at Faneuil Hall Marketplace this past weekend, where 49 of New England's best a cappella groups competed for cash prizes and the winning title. The 14 members of the Ramifications took the stage and sang their a...

Boy and Bear rock Boston

Boy and Bear rock Boston

October 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

View the story here: Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Eliot Sumner synthesizes crowds at Berklee

Jillian Barrows

October 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Coming off her summer tour and performing at SXSW, Jimmy Kimmel Live, English singer-songwriter Eliot Sumner put on an intimate set with her band at Berklee College’s Red Room Café 939 on Friday night. The 26-year-old English singer and bass player performed 11 songs in the reverberating small ro...

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