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…

Taylor Swift hits the mark with “reputation”

by Kyle Bray With her fifth studio album 1989 grabbing a Grammy Award for album of the year, and her dramatic feud with Kanye West, Taylor Swift’s next project was highly anticipated. After the overwhelmingly negative response to the release of the album’s first single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” expectations for her sixth…

XXXTentacion’s newest music video stirs controversy

By Kyle Bray   Rapper XXXTentacion once again found himself in the news for his controversial music video accompanying his recently released platinum hit “Look at Me”. The video, released on Sept. 12, depicts violent images of police brutality and the hanging of himself and a young white child. The video begins with XXXTentacion rapping…

Ruelle: Maggie Eckford’s musical alter ego

by Carissa Dunlap Nashville based singer-songwriter Maggie Eckford is the voice behind the theme songs and cinematic soundtracks of many of your favorite hit television shows. However, Eckford hides her voice behind the mysterious and dark alter ego, Ruelle. Eckford grew up always writing poetry and short stories, and playing piano to songs from musicals…