Playlist: What I’ve Been Vibin’

By Spencer Brown Last week I reviewed Tash Sultana and the Pierce Brothers. But recently I’ve also seen Kid Cudi, Noname and Mick Jenkins.  Inspired by these artists, this playlist includes music that I have listened and been introduced to since the beginning my freshman year of college. I have a very mixed taste in music from…

Playlist: Bloody Bacon

By Nola Elliffe This haunting Halloween playlist pays homage to horror movies old and new. Friday the 13th doesn’t have to be a bloody mess. It does, however, need an eerie horror movie playlist. You’ll be sure to recognize some of the lyrically inclined soundtrack staples spaced out between frightful instrumentals. Tracks from the Motion…

The Glass Animals light up Agganis Arena

By Allie McGlone The Glass Animals performed a wild and colorful set at Agganis Arena this past Saturday. The show was extremely high energy, with bright lights, bumpin’ music, and dancing both in the crowd and onstage. The headliner didn’t go on until almost 9:30 p.m. and was preceded by two opening acts, both of…

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…