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…

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…

5 Up and Coming Alternative Artists

By Carissa Dunlap Here at Five Cent Sound we are looking at five artists, we believe are ready to have a major breakout in 2017. The first couple months in 2017, listeners will see an outpour of new artists and material. These bands and solo artists are redefining and bending the genre of Alternative music,…

Summer music festivals hit Boston

By Ronan McGuire Music festivals are a one-of-a-kind experience. They’ve become extremely popular in recent years, and it’s no secret why. Where else can you see all your favorite artists in one place, while meeting new people and exploring a new landscape? While Coachella and Lollapalooza might be too far away to venture to for…

The music of Buffy the Vampire Slayer

By Brendan Kane The classic cult TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer just celebrated its 20th anniversary and to commemorate that I am going to highlight some of the iconic musical performances at the most popular nightclub in Sunnydale, The Bronze. Cibo Matto (Season 2, “When She Was Bad”) This performance is from the season…