By Olivia Shur and Hannah Landers, Staff [email protected] @hannland Summertime means warm weather, no classes and — most importantly — the best music festivals of the year. Here’s a list of just a few of them, including where, when and, of course, who is going to be there. No matter what genre of music you like […]

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By Hannah Landers, Muse Editor @hannland I could say that it was hard to narrow my life down to just 20 songs, that I struggled and debated and agonized over every track. But when I really sat down and thought, when I really contemplated which songs have had real impact and given my life real substance, […]

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By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Editor-In-Chief @Kirkpatrick_SJ My entire life has extremely music-rich. There was a constant supply of classic rock playing as my mom drove me around as a child. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, grunge was part of the culture (I still wear flannel and beanies quite frequently, prompting plenty of reactions from my […]

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By Ross Hsu, Staff Writer The way I see it, everyone gets their music taste from his or her parents. I’ve liked a ton of different bands in my time, and most of them have lost my attention as I’ve found new loves. The ones that stay around, though, are the ones that remind me […]

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By Jacob Carter, Staff Writer @jacobca1995 Researchers at North Carolina State University conducted a study that highlights how a song’s lyrical theme can be a predictor of its potential popularity. The study analyzes the most popular themes in number one songs on Billboard’s “Hot 100” over the last several decades. Based on its findings, it would appear […]

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By Jacob Carter, Staff Writer @jacobca1995 The South by Southwest music festival was held in Austin, Texas last week, and in honor of the event, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel turned his hijinks toward the festival’s countless participants. In a special edition of  “Lie Witness News,” — a comedic segment on his show devoted to a reporter […]

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By Negin Taleb, Video Staff @ntaleb8 Music Enthusiast? Battle of the Bands could be your calling. BU Central welcomed eight bands to play original music and compete for a $500 prize. If you’ve been at BU for a few years now, you may recognize some of these names: Honey Bee Dance Language, Houseguests, The Orphic […]

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By Joe Incollingo, Staff Writer Speaking of swallowing until you burst: Tuesday night, Detroit Golf Club chef Kyle Hanley served a 10-course tasting menu to only 36 participants at the Elizabeth Theater above Detroit’s Park Bar. To make things more interesting, the food choices are based on and accompanied by Radiohead’s 2000 album “Kid A.” […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus There are some videos that beg to be watched, and when you do watch them, an obligatory “Awwwwww” slips out. Enter Jackson, 4, who is determined to listen to A Great Big World’s “Say Something,” even though it saddens him. Apparently, he is a proponent of the idea that […]

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By Alex H. Wagner @AlexHWagner Although the idea of dueling pianos tends to share connotations with a Bugs Bunny cartoon, in reality the act of playing music in a pair or group brings unlikely groups together. In this instance, that divide is the Charles River separating Boston University and Harvard. For the first time, BU […]

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