Playlist Friday: Study Buddy

By: Nola Eliffe Say hello to your new favorite study buddy and breathe a sigh of relief with this instrumental heavy playlist. Fear no more song lyrics entering into the papers being written. Do you struggle remaining focused while studying? Need to find music inspiration for your own band? Or, is something blocking everything you…

Playlist Friday: 2017 faves

by Kyle Bray For me, 2017 was a solid year for music. Some of my favorite artists like Kendrick Lamar, Tyler the Creator, and HAIM all released great albums. I was also introduced to two great new acts, Khalid and BROCKHAMPTON. This playlist consists of my top songs from my five favorite albums of 2017:…

Lil Peep remembered

by Allie McGlone In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Lil Peep wrote below a blurry, blue lit picture of his ink marked lower body, “when i die you’ll love me.” Lil Peep, whose real name is Gustav Åhr, died Wednesday evening of an overdose just two weeks after his 21st birthday. The up and coming…

Third Eye Blind shredding light on tour

By Nola Elliffe A strong presence of god-like domination in the musical world seemed to open up in a Pandora’s box fashion for all to see. Third Eye Blind has been creating influential communities filled with good vibes, contagious enough to establish a sense of belonging and wellbeing. Third Eye Blind celebrated their 20th anniversary on…

Slack Tide finds identity with new album

by Janii Yazon Slack Tide, a band that identifies strongly with the East Coast, displays a universal understanding of music, its functions, and its possibilities. Their debut album Water Monkey dedicates itself to the inconsistencies of identity. It finds home throughout New England; the band moves across state lines as seamlessly as they switch between…

Building a Community Through Music by Living #OutLoud

By Lindsey Gonzalez By creating music, making it public, and rallying with others in support of that art, every musician inherently creates a fan base for himself or herself. But the relationships between artists and listeners often vary widely among fandoms. While some musicians are strictly business-oriented, others work hard to build relationships with their…