Toro y Moi releases nearly-perfect ‘Outer Peace’

    Toro y Moi Outer Peace Carpark Records · January 18, 2019 Chaz Bundick, best known as Toro y Moi, quickly rose to prominence on online forums and blogs during Chillwave’s online emergence in the late 2000s. The often gimmicky and short-lived genre produced many burnout artists, but Toro y Moi’s staying power made him an outlier. […]

    A Boogie Wit da Hoodie overcompensates with ‘Hoodie SZN’

    A Boogie Wit da Hoodie Hoodie SZN Atlantic Records · December 21, 2018 A Boogie Wit da Hoodie became a rising star of rap when he debuted with ‘Drowning’ at #38 on the Billboard Top 100 and being named as part of the ten-member 2017 XXL “Freshman Class.” A Boogie’s meteoric rise continues with Hoodie SZN, […]

    Peter Bjorn and John capture generational audience at Brighton Music Hall

    Peter Bjorn and John featuring Georgi Kay November 29, 2018 at Brighton Music Hall On a frozen, windy night in Allston, the warmth of Brighton Music Hall was a relief from the frigid weather. As Peter Bjorn and John rose to mainstream prominence in 2006, the late-millennial audience at the music hall started enjoying the […]

    Jacob Banks releases soul-inspired R&B debut ‘Village’

    Jacob Banks Village Interscope Records · November 2, 2018 Village’s soul-influenced and vocal-powered R&B impresses with distinct and beautifully orchestrated rhythms and skillful lyrical ability. Everything Jacob Banks has touched thus far in his musical career has turned to gold. Working at open mics and releasing his own music has led to a series of […]

    Young the Giant disappoints with ‘Mirror Master’

    Young the Giant Mirror Master Elektra · October 12, 2018 Mirror Master shows flashes of unique greatness while remaining utterly forgettable otherwise. Most kids who grew up on alternative rock/indie YouTube recommendations and Pandora playlists know both Young the Giant and their hit “Cough Syrup.” Seven years after the release of “Cough Syrup,” the band […]

    WRBB remembers Mac Miller

    Mac Miller’s life and career, while tragically short, were positive influences throughout the music industry and culture at large. He will be sorely missed. Death is our most poignant reminder of human fragility. Our time here is short, and nothing reminds us more of this than losing it. When a great artist dies, the mourning […]

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