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March wrapped: The best new releases of March 2021

March wrapped: The best new releases of March 2021

Emily Beatty highlights the best in music every month.
Emily Beatty, Journal Contributer April 6, 2021

Happy April and happy spring my lovelies! A new month means tons of new music, and March had a good number of popular drops. Pop is always a big category, but R&B and up-and-coming indie and lo-fi...

February wrapped: The best songs of February 2021

February wrapped: The best songs of February 2021

Emily Beatty highlights the best in music every month.
Emily Beatty March 9, 2021

Happy March, lovelies! Every month I put together a playlist on Spotify with songs that I am loving: brand new music, oldies and songs that simply fit how I’m feeling.  Looking back at February,...

Run the Jewels perform “Walking in the Snow

Run the Jewels encourages fans to vote in their “HolyCalamavote” concert

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

On Oct. 18, rap group Run the Jewels presented their pre-recorded, COVID-19 safe “HolyCalamavote” concert on Adult Swim.  The concert was a collaboration between Run the Jewels, Ben & Jerry’s...

Alicia Keys released her seventh studio album,

Alicia Keys’ new album shares an important message

"Keys’ new sound is more mature and confident. She uses complex lyrics to create deep visuals and makes the listeners think about what the song means to them."
Alida Benoit, Journal Contributor September 29, 2020

On Sept. 18, Alicia Keys released her seventh studio album, “Alicia.” After the four years since “Here” was released, Keys' new album excites fans worldwide with its seductive sound, rhythm and...

American singer-songer Olivia O'Brien performs at a concert. O'Brien released her new song

Justin Bieber, Olivia O’Brien, Luke Combs and more release new music

Roxanne Snowden, Journal Contributor September 29, 2020

Sept. 18 brought “New Music Friday” to a whole new level, as several popular artists spanning multiple genres released chart-topping hits. Check out the new songs and albums below if you’re looking...

Chance the Rapper performing at an event pre-COVID.

Chance the Rapper stuns in an eccentric virtual concert at Ralph Lauren’s Chicago store

Lauryn Clarke , Journal Contributor September 22, 2020

In the age of technology combined with a global pandemic, creatives are reinventing ways to display their work. Virtual concerts are now the best way for artists to express their creativity and engage...

Killer Mike and El-P of the hip hop duo, Run the Jewels.

Run The Jewel’s newest album “RTJ4” tackles racial injustice

"Hearing lyrics so precisely and eloquently referring to racist and bigoted moments in history with such clarity is refreshing, to say the least."
Ashley Fairchild, Journal Contributor September 22, 2020

“F*** it, why wait?” These four words would serve to catapult the rap group Run the Jewels, better known as RTJ, from an underground indie group with a cult following to the voice of a social movement.  Killer...

Boston-based singer, Alissa Musto performing on her piano at home.

The show must go on(line): Boston musicians share how COVID-19 impacted them

Sarah Lukowski, Arts & Culture Editor September 22, 2020

Singer-songwriter Alissa Musto’s last routine live show was on March 13 aboard a cruise ship in Mexico before the long months of quarantine began. Musto performed to a packed crowd that night and had...

Taylor Swift in a photoshoot for

Taylor Swift is no longer a pop princess with her new alternative album “Folklore”

Sarah Lukowski July 29, 2020

Taylor Swift’s surprise quarantine album “Folklore” has proved that the former country darling and pop princess is also an indie queen, with the 16-track album that transcends into something magical...

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...

By Twitter user @Vundabar_band

Allston-based Vundabar set to perform at Boston Calling

Kendra Huber April 12, 2017

Vundabar, a local indie-rock band, started out with the intention of playing their music for themselves, simply because they loved it. Five years later, however, they are playing shows where their audiences...

Felicity Otterbein / Arts Editor

Crystal Fighters deliver spectacular display of sound, color

Felicity Otterbein April 5, 2017

In an explosive and turbulent display of sound and color, the Crystal Fighters brought a passionate show to the stage of The Sinclair in Cambridge, Mass. Beginning with a set stage that was complete with...

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