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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What is four years old, gets more than 4 million views a month, and gives dating advice from the Beastie Boys? Rookie magazine. The fourth, possibly final (and possibly best) “Rookie Yearbook” was published Tuesday, adding a new gem to Rookie’s stash. The first three Rookie yearbooks were enchanting annual compilations of the best work […]

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By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Muse Editor and Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Muse Staff @Kirkpatrick_SJ and @bufoodist Inclement weather prompted a two-and-a-half hour-long delay and the cancellations of sets from Volcano Choir and Girl Talk at Saturday’s Boston Calling. Nonetheless, the day was filled with some surprising performances — but a few flops as well. Check out our grades for […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Features Editor @bufoodist Let’s be honest: MTV has sort of lost its spark. Maybe it’s because mainstream music generally falls flat once you enter college (or leave the eighth grade). Maybe it’s because MTV rarely plays music anymore. Regardless, the mtvU Woodie Awards, which celebrate the music “college students love,” may revive MTV’s […]

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By Olivia Shur, Staff Writer @livsure This year’s Grammy nominees are a competitive bunch, judging from the list that includes everyone from veteran winners like Tony Bennett to up-and-coming artists like Lana Del Rey. Here are a few predictions from five of the most anticipated categories. Record of the Year: “Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons A band […]

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By Kate Ebeling, Staff Writer @kebbietot In an age where musicians are seen as pawns in the big corporate machine and songs have become so auto-tuned that you can be almost 100 percent positive the artist really doesn’t sound that good, 16-year-old Ella Maria Yelich-O’Connor, more commonly recognized under the moniker “Lorde,” has emerged onto […]

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