Reviews

Sunday, March 23
Review: Cults at The Space, Hamden, CT, 2/19/14

Written by Stefanie Fernandez The New York indie pop duo Cults possesses a much larger presence than the cramped, intimate atmosphere of The Space might suggest. The Hamden, CT venue, which bears more resemblance to a grungy version of the diner from Happy Days than a music club, is clearly a place where relatively obscure touring musicians can…

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Tuesday, March 4
Arctic Monkeys live at Agganis Arena, Boston MA, 2/6/14

Written by Isabelle Rossi de Leon Boston’s massive Agganis Arena continued to fill up as Deerhunter took the stage. Though seemingly uncomfortable with such a large audience, the critically lauded Atlanta-based five piece played a stellar, though largely overlooked, forty-five minute set under blue and green lights that matched the tone of their moody shoegaze.…

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Thursday, February 27
MØ – Bikini Daze EP (2013)

  Written by Isabelle Savoie MØ – “XXX 88″ (feat. Diplo) I found out about her completely by chance. Scrolling aimlessly through my Twitter feed (as I am wont to do), I saw that the Swedish summer music festival, Way Out West, had announced that she would be performing there this year.  Karin Marie Ørsted (aka MØ) is…

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Thursday, February 13
Chance The Rapper – Acid Rap (2013)

Written by Fabian Fernandez “Even better than I was the last time,” preaches the gospel choir on Chancelor Bennet’s second mixtape – a triumphant reintroduction. This mixtape for me will always be associated with warm summer nights in the midwest riding bikes and stargazing– those hot day with sun-soaked mornings and technicolor dreams. In the…

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Tuesday, September 24
Review: Vampire Weekend at Barclays Center

Vampire Weekend used to be a millenial buzzword. The band was once just a crew of Columbia University students turned indie rockers, or “those white privileged kids masquerading as Afro-beat hipsters,” or the infamous recipients of the Contra cover-girl’s legal wrath. They made music that was fun to bop to. Even their depreciators would covertly…

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