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The Real Problem With Eminem’s Tyler, the Creator Diss

If Eminem wants to convince people he’s not homophobic, the best thing he can do is leave the homophobic language in the past. Warning: This article quotes homophobic language. As both a member of the LGBT community and a long time fan of Eminem, I’ve often felt as if two parts of me are somewhat […]

Meet the Block Party Lineup: Saba

Block Party, WRBB’s annual Fall Concert, is this Friday, September 7th! Take a minute to get introduced to Saba, and we’ll see you at the show. Chicago’s rap scene is a stunning one, producing not only high quality rappers, but some of the country’s most thought-provoking and progressive young artists to date. Chief among those […]

Meet the Block Party Lineup: Raveena

Block Party, WRBB’s annual Fall Concert, is this Friday, September 7th! Take a minute to get introduced to Raveena, and we’ll see you at the show. Raveena Aurora is a New York bred Indian-American vocalist who channels the ethereal with her soft, jazzy vocals. With dream-like energy and R&B roots, Raveena tells stories of love, […]

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 […]

Perfect Weather for The Decemberists | Boston Calling 2018

Ops Director Maddie Harris shares some thoughts from day 3 of Boston Calling 2018 The crowd on the third day was a mix of people: those who were prepared vs. those who had to wrap themselves in plastic to avoid the rain. I was the latter. While some chose to just bust arm and head […]

Everything Was Beautiful, and Everything Hurt | Boston Calling 2018

Lead Editor Rob Steiner recaps the final day of Boston Calling 2018 Considering that Boston Calling is still a pretty young festival, one of the currently ongoing goals is finding an identity distinct enough to compete in the inflating number of festivals every year. While the lineup, space, and activities helps with that, it might […]

Rock’s Not Dead, Just Older and Weirder | Boston Calling 2018

Lead Editor Rob Steiner recaps day 2 of Boston Calling 2018 Alright, look: I realize that in order to properly review and recap a festival, one has to actually walk around and do stuff at said festival that day. Go to the different stages, try the food, explore all the fun odds and ends of […]

Is BROCKHAMPTON Not Just Another Boyband? | Boston Calling 2018

Ops Director Maddie Harris shares some thoughts from day 2 of Boston Calling 2018 I could already tell it was going to be a long day as the muggy air loomed over us and the only exciting musical prospect for me was St. Vincent (whose set was hours away). As I reluctantly slathered on the […]

Where Are the Dogs? | Boston Calling 2018

Ops Director Maddie Harris shares some thoughts from day 1 of Boston Calling 2018 The day started out with the sounds of Charly Bliss echoing from the will call line as we rushed to get to Big Thief before enough people over the height of 5’9” got in the way of my 5’4” perspective point. […]

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