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WRBB Gears Up For Boston Calling 2018

WRBB hits Boston Calling 2018 for another year filled with great acts, fresh content, and unique takes on this year’s festival! Take a look. What’s on our mind. There is always a buzz around the station before Boston Calling, and as the festival grows in size in both performers and attendance, there is even more […]

Remembering Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumors’

Fleetwood Mac Rumors Warner Bros. · February 1977 It was hot outside, sticky, the air heavy with the kind of humidity that left everything it touched damp with the anticipation of rain. The sun beat down on our skin, on the uncut grass, on the steaming pavement covered in sidewalk chalk left over from a game […]

Meet the NxNU Lineup: Palm

NxNU, WRBB’s annual Spring Concert, is this Friday, April 13th! Take a minute to get introduced to Palm, and we’ll see you at the show. Palm is Eve Alpert, Kasra Kurt, Gerasimos Livitsanos, and Hugo Stanley. Their music is difficult to categorize, but it sits somewhere between experimental rock, math rock, avant-pop, and art rock. […]

Meet the NxNU Lineup: Horse Jumper of Love

NxNU, WRBB’s annual Spring Concert, is this Friday, April 13th! Take a minute to get introduced to Horse Jumper of Love, and we’ll see you at the show. Horse Jumper of Love is a Boston-area trio, making music that has been often compared to various Phil Elverum projects (The Microphones, Mt. Eerie) for their self-described […]

Meet the NxNU Lineup: Mauno

NxNU, WRBB’s annual Spring Concert, is this Friday, April 13th! Take a minute to get introduced to Mauno, and we’ll see you at the show. Mauno is going to be the next big thing, at least if I have anything to say about it. The Canadian indie rock band hailing from the sleepy hamlet of […]

The Velvet Underground’s ‘White Light/White Heat’ turns 50

The Velvet Underground White Light/White Heat Scepter Studios, Manhattan · January 1968 In the fifty years since its quiet release in 1968, the Velvet Underground’s White Light/White Heat has become shrouded in myth. For those that have no background knowledge on the Velvets, allow me to give a quick crash course on one of the […]

Sunaana Festival Coverage Kicks Off This Weekend!

As the second annual Sunaana Music and Beer festival kicks off, WRBB’s own Madi Murphy will be there to get all the coverage. Learn more about this festival below and check back this weekend for exclusive content! Hey guys, this is Madi Murphy from WRBB and I’ll be covering the Sunaana Music and Beer Festival […]

Bon Iver’s ‘For Emma, Forever Ago’ turns 10

Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago Jagjaguwar · February 2008   For Emma, Forever Ago is the self-released premier album of singer-songwriter Justin Vernon from 2007. After an unfortunate encounter with mononucleosis, a liver infection and a heart wrenching break up, Vernon left his hometown to spend some alone time at a hunting cabin in Eue Claire, Wisconsin. […]

MGMT’s ‘Oracular Spectacular’ turns 10

MGMT Oracular Spectacular Columbia · January 22, 2008   Has it really been 10 years since my older brother drove my sister and I to Blockbuster listening to MGMT’s Oracular Spectacular for the first time? Surely, it feels as if it has been even longer, since I could not just pick any movie to stream at the […]

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