I have a complicated relationship with Christmas music. To be honest, I have a complicated relationship with the idea of the “Christmas” season and how public schools give weeks off of school for one (two, if you count New Year’s) holiday and most schools don’t even give a day off for other religions’ high holidays, […]

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No. The answer to that absurd question is no. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway blockbuster is  still very much alive.   It’s been more than two years since I first heard the soundtrack to the musical, and to this day, you can still catch me strolling down Commonwealth Avenue blasting “Satisfied.” But what about the soundtrack makes […]

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  As the days shorten and the nights grow colder, winter is quickly approaching. With that in mind, here are 10 songs about winter to get you through this cold, cold Boston weather.     “I Do Not Care for the Winter Sun” by Beach House Alt-rock meets Christmas on this Beach House rarity that discusses what […]

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Sometimes after a breakup, all you want to do is cry about the person. I know personally, I’ve sat down with my friends, a box of Oreos, and a sad playlist and just let it all out. But other times you wanna yell, forget it all and be a badass. In my opinion, after a […]

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It’s been a whole 10 years since the Canadian duo Tegan and Sara released their fifth studio album “The Con.” To me, and to thousands of others, this album means so much. The album can basically be described as a punk orchestra playing a symphony with loads of guitars. Although they’re identical twins, they always […]

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Every time the seasons change, I get a desire to listen to some new music. Here are some emerging artists that are definitely worth a listen.   Shoffy Alex Shofler, of LA, just embarked on his first tour around the United States. His music ranges from songs that you should be dancing to at a […]

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She just turned 21 this past Tuesday, has already toured the world two times over, enchants us with her music and is way cooler than you. That’s right. This article is all about modern-day poet and singer extraordinaire Lorde.   Ella Yelich-O’Connor, who goes by the stage name Lorde, is one of the fastest rising, […]

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  Fall is the perfect time for artists to release their news songs and albums before the end of the year hits, when all anyone listens to is Christmas music. While many hits at the moment were released in previous months, there are still songs released this month that definitely made an impact on the […]

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Girls of punk rock are seeping through the indie music scene, attacking with a fervor that has culminated over generations of gender inequality and oppression. Working double time to achieve the same status as their male counterparts, girl bands are rising like a phoenix from the ashes of a grim and patronizing past. Screaming into […]

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Your favorite artist releases a new song. You press play, and suddenly you hear something that sounds quite familiar. It’s a song you’ve heard before, but it’s not by this artist. This phenomenon is known as sampling. When musicians use pieces of work from others to create new content, they are sampling. Not to be […]

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