By Ross Hu, Staff Writer Why do celebrities have to be so crazy? Followers of Rihanna on Twitter will surely remember a rather, ahem, colorful tweet from the singer aimed at CBS on Tuesday, in which she said, “CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday? NO, […]

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By Cat McCarrey, Staff Writer When was the last time you watched live TV? Think about it. I understand if you need a minute or two. Going back that far in time is quite the stretch. Now let me ask one more question: Was this live viewing experience on network, or cable? Odds are, it […]

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By Ross Hsu, Staff Writer Another day, another surprise album release. On Tuesday, U2 became a member of the growing group of artists who have pulled a Beyoncé, announcing the release of their new album “Songs of Innocence” — wait for it — at the iPhone 6 press conference. Oh, and they gave it away […]

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By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Muse Editor @Kirkpatrick_SJ Orange is the new red when it comes to lipstick these days. People are getting bolder and bolder with lip color — Boston Calling performer Lorde opts for darker-than-dark shades — and it’s a phenomenal way to make a statement. Allure noted in its September issue that orange is […]

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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 Sarah Kirkpatrick, Muse Editor and Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Muse Staff @Kirkpatrick_SJ and @bufoodist Future Islands Samuel T. Herring, for the lead singer of an indie rock band, is refreshingly unpretentious. His festival-opening set with his Future Islands bandmates on Friday at Boston Calling, while by no means a clean performance, was humble, raw and honest. Future […]

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By Sarah Kirkpatrick, MUSE Editor @Kirkpatrick_SJ This weekend’s Boston Calling is bound to be a diverse set of shows, to say the least. From hip-hop superstars to pop-rock queens, and from local up-and-comers to indie rock men of the hour, there’s a little bit of everything for even the most discerning musical palettes. Be sure […]

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By Hannah Landers, Muse [email protected] Sweet summer is almost here, which means it’s almost time for The Muse to take a vacation. But before we grab our flip-flops and short-shorts, we have a few final suggestions to make this summer the most Muse-tastic ever. Below is a list of movies to see, albums to listen to, […]

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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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It’s Music Issue season here at The Daily Free Press, and because we’re all Spotify-surfers, Groovesharks and Pandora nerds, we decided the best way to celebrate — and blow off steam — would be by making playlists. We’re all music lovers here, but it’s more than that — it’s a compulsion. We check follower counts, […]

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