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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. […]

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. […]

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