Monthly Archives: May 2017

BROCKHAMPTON is Not One Direction, But They’re the Next Big BoyBand

BROCKHAMPTON is the biggest boyband in the world right now — you just haven’t heard of them yet. They have a few pop stars, a VICELAND television program, and a passionate fanbase, and are about to hit the big time. A few years ago, Ian Simpson made a post on KanyeToThe, a website which started […]

My Annotated Summer.17 Playlist

Anyone who has gotten in my car over the last few weeks knows that I’ve been slaving away over my summer playlist. Perfecting the selection and the flow from track to track has dominated a good amount of my listening time, and I’ll take any opportunity to get the opinions of those who ride in […]

PWR BTTM and the Separation of Artist and Work

Two weeks ago, PWR BTTM was well on the way to beating a sophomore slump and releasing a truly remarkable album. The Massachusetts natives met at Bard College, and formed PWR BTTM, a self-described queer punk band. The duo holds a unique style consisting of drag, glitter, and ripped denim — a mix of David […]

Told Slant and Company at the Middle East Upstairs

The Middle East sits on the corner of Brookline Street and Mass Ave, and catches the eye of any passer by with its bright yellow and deep purple facade. The building itself houses a multitude of spaces, including a night club, a couple of restaurants, and, most importantly, two concert venues. After weaving our way […]

Quick Hits: May 15, 2017

Rich Chigga x Keith Ape x XXXTentacion – Gospel Right off the bat this beat is absolutely bonkers. I’m not too familiar with the RONNYJ’s production, probably because I haven’t hopped on recent Florida wave, but it seems like he knows what he’s doing. I’m not big on XXXTentacion’s verse, but he does what he […]

ROSTAM’s Intimate Evening at the Sinclair with Nat Baldwin

When Nat Baldwin opened the Monday night show at The Sinclair, he shuffled on stage as though he was one of the roadies. He wore a somewhat messy flannel button up over a plain grey t-shirt. He walked to the mic stand, lifted his double bass, and started playing. At the beginning of the set, […]

Desiigner’s Electrifying Outlet Tour (featuring 16yrold)

We were met with quite the scene outside of the Sinclair in Cambridge on Tuesday night. A line weaved down Church Street, reaching all the way to Brattle Street, and it consisted of a variety of concert goers. And this scene was before the doors to the show even opened.  After an ID check and […]