Sunn O))) breaks new ground with ‘Pyroclasts’

    Sunn O))) Pyroclasts Southern Lord · October 25, 2019 Sunn O)))’s music, for better or for worse, hurls the listener into a state of chaotic numbness. Each album is a slow build, meant to gradually break down walls and penetrate the soul. When consumed in its most genuine state – live – the music will […]

    Mick Jenkins returns to the Middle East

    Mick Jenkins January 25, 2019 @ Middle East – Downstairs Mick Jenkins doesn’t want your approval. He seems to know exactly what he’s doing.   Mick Jenkins is meticulous. He takes his time. In 2016, he performed to a sold-out crowd at the Middle East in Cambridge. Two years later, and he’s performing to a […]

    Noname shows nothing but strength in sold out Boston run

    Noname featuring Elton Aura January 10, 2019 at Royale Since the turn of the century, Chicago has served as a breeding ground for hip-hop artistry. Most of the rappers who have made it big are male, and up until 2019, Kanye West had been the only one to host a sold-out crowd in Boston. But […]

    Bomba Estéreo goes wild at Paradise Rock Club

    Bomba Estéreo December 11, 2018 at Paradise Rock Club I never thought I would say that I had a religious experience during a concert. It seems cliched and like a blatant lie. With all the sweaty bodies, loud sounds and smell of beer, it doesn’t strike me as the right spot to have a revelation. […]

    Rosalía takes the world by storm with ‘El Mal Querer’

    Rosalía El Mal Querer Sony Music Entertainment · November 2, 2018 Rosalía has spun the folkloric sound of flamenco into something deeply contemporary and personal, still embracing and honoring the tradition and melodrama that comes with it. On Rosalía’s debut album Los Ángeles, the Catalan singer aimed her bow and arrow at the hearts of […]

    ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ turns 20

    Lauryn Hill The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Ruffhouse Records · August 1998 Twenty years ago, Lauryn Hill found herself at a crossroads. She was 22, pregnant with her first child and faced the daunting task of having to restart her career as a solo artist. The Fugees had just broken up after winning two Grammy awards […]

    Q&A with MIKE

    WRBB’s Chris Triunfo spoke to New York-based rapper MIKE before his performance at Block Party to discuss his influences, record label trials and what he has planned for the future. Thanks for taking the time to talk. I was wondering if we could start off with a bit about what  your introduction to rap and hip […]

    Meet the Block Party Lineup: MIKE

    Block Party, WRBB’s annual Fall Concert, is this Friday, September 7th! Take a minute to get introduced to MIKE, and we’ll see you at the show. Michael Jordan Bonema, who raps under the pseudonym MIKE, has been described simultaneously as a product of and contributor to the special energy bubbling in New York’s DIY rap […]

    Margaret Glaspy @ The Sinclair

    Margaret Glaspy September 21, 2017 @ The Sinclair By: Christian Triunfo  The Sinclair, in Cambridge, is a universal venue. No matter what artist graces its stage, the venue manages to adapt its ambiance to any particular audience. While some venues are made for moshing, and some for resounding acoustics, The Sinclair fits either, and it […]

    Q&A with Slow Dancer

    Australian-native multi-instrumentalist Simon Okely of Slow Dancer talked with Christian Triunfo of WRBB about his musical influences, the future of his music, and Tesla’s. Catch Slow Dancer open up for Margaret Glaspy at The Sinclair THIS THURSDAY, September 21, 2017. Tickets on sale here. [one_fourth] Listen to Slow Dancer’s In A Mood here: [/one_fourth] [three_fourth] What are […]

Listen Live