Late Nights with Real Friends

By Katie Marks If there was one tour that you should have gone to in 2018, it would have been Real Friends’ Fall in the USA tour. Earlier in November, Boston’s Royale became the mecca for pop-punk fans as one of the best lineups for 2018 rolled into town: Eat Your Heart Out, Grayscale, Boston…

Michael Rault, It’s a New Day Out Tonight

By Steven LaFortune Michael Rault and his band had an electric performance this past Friday at the Once Ballroom. Promoting his new album, It’s a New Day Out Tonight, Rault attracted a diverse crowd. Rault’s voice was crisp and timeless, overlaying a mix of musical talent. Rault’s mustache, button down 70’s long sleeve and long…

Indie-pop band Varisty rocks the stage at Great Scott

By Lis Steinberg On May 10th, The Great Scott in Allston, MA became a Chicago style house party as indie-pop band Varsity belted out their catchy, moving, tunes as well as some of their unreleased songs. Prior to the show, the five band members wandered around the venue scattering themselves, allowing fans to walk up…

Gone too Soon: Avicii Lives on in Music, Tributes

By Allie McGlone EDM DJ Tim Bergling, better known as Avicii, was found dead in Muscat, Oman this past Friday. The Swedish musical sensation was only 28 yrs. old. Avicii is best known for his 2013 hit “Wake Me Up”. The official cause of death has yet to be released. His ex-girlfriend, Emily Goldberg, quoted…

Pigeons Pack Providence Club

By Allie McGlone     Fête Music Hall in Providence, RI is a small club with a wide bar, upstairs seating and an elevated stage. On Thursday night, the stage was set for a show, snaked with cords and lit in dim blue. A large drum face displayed the cover art for the album “Pizazz.”…

The Kapps satisfy our cravings for blended genres.

by Nola Elliffe The Kapps, a Boston based band, started 2018 committed to their musical passions. They recently released “Spent, Not Spent” the first EP for the young band.Gabe Straight, bassist and vocals, with The Kapps is a junior at Emerson College. The other three bandmates are Andrew Maher on guitar and vocals, Derek Jameson…

LP is found with her single Lost on You

By Alisha Parikh Despite one of the worst storms to hit Boston all season whirling outside, LP, birth name Laura Pergolizzi’s, headlined a sold-out show at the Royale this past Friday. Noah Kahan, who flew in from his debut on Stephen Colbert, opened the show at 7:30 pm. His nine-song set list included his most…

Believer in Dance

By Nola Eliffe Dynamite playlist that is sure to blast your mindset into break mode. With so much going on these days, a snow day could not be a more perfect break. It’s best to just grab your friends and dance any cares away. Kesha “Boogie Feat” is a guaranteed booty shaker on this playlist…

Playlist Friday: Weather Whiplash

By Allie McGlone This playlist is a mix of sunny, hopeful songs and simply what I’ve been listening to lately. In the recent frustratingly short periods of stilled wind and sunshine, these songs were an important part of my mood. They represent the sound of peace, and embody the feeling of frolicking on the grass.…