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Political discourse heats up at Amherst College -

September 19, 2017

Author Thomas Suarez leads talk on Israel-Palestine conflict -

September 19, 2017

Q&A with DKMS ambassador -

September 19, 2017

SPIRE changes to include more gender and sexual orientation options -

September 19, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer looks for first road win of the season -

September 19, 2017

Top 25 notebook: Mason Rudolph and No. 6 Oklahoma State roll past Pittsburgh -

September 19, 2017

Streaking UMass men’s soccer stares down final non-conference team -

September 19, 2017

Let’s embrace innovation -

September 19, 2017

First response is important, but a long-term response is too -

September 19, 2017

Traveling through a changing life -

September 19, 2017

Community and local goods mix at student farmer’s market -

September 19, 2017

Fifth annual Poetry Festival reading -

September 19, 2017

Peacemaker Najeeba Syeed discusses interfaith cooperation in a time of Islamaphobia -

September 18, 2017

UMass hosts lecture on the meaning of the word ‘genocide’ -

September 18, 2017

Thirty-three arrested, 18 hospitalized during first weekend of semester -

September 18, 2017

UMass women’s soccer stuns Yale on Marra’s late winner -

September 18, 2017

UMass men’s soccer slips past Colgate 1-0 -

September 18, 2017

UMass field hockey wins weekend set over Davidson, UML -

September 18, 2017

Strong second half leads Massachusetts men’s soccer over Colgate -

September 18, 2017

Being promiscuous helps me cope and there’s nothing wrong with that -

September 18, 2017

My apologies to Senator Warren

A reflection on four years of memories at the Massachusetts Daily Collegian.

GAS returns with the stirring, often ominous ‘Narkopop’

Seventeen years after the ambient landmark, ‘Pop,’ German artist Wolfgang Voigt reignites his most famous project, with fascinating results.

‘Mono No Aware’ is a tantalizing glimpse of the future of ambient music

Expansive compilation from Berlin-based Pan Records is a fearless, absorbing and confrontational collection of some of the most daring electronic music of our time.

March’s five most exciting singles

From Kendrick Lamar to Julien Baker, these tracks are some of this year’s most exciting musical offerings.

Real Estate finds tranquility, but breaks little new ground on ‘In Mind’

Martin Courtney, now a father, leads the New Jersey indie rockers through an appropriately domesticated set of tunes.

‘T2 Trainspotting’ is messy, inconsistent and entertaining all at once

Sequel to the iconic 1996 film, ‘Trainspotting,’ will charm fans of the original, but suffers from misguided direction and a cumbersome plot.

Four brilliant and unsettling fictional podcasts

Though they may not have the audience of ‘Serial,’ these four podcasts will suck you right in.

Ryan Adams perfects his melancholy, widescreen take on 80s heartland rock on ‘Prisoner’

Though it hardly breaks any new ground, Adams’ 16th studio album finds him moving effortlessly from strength to strength.

Sinai Vessel’s ‘Brokenlegged’ is a luminous example of why emo has endured

North Carolina band’s second full-length is a richly textured, complex cross-section of the best elements of the genre.

‘A Shadow in Time’ is one of William Basinski’s most powerful works

Ambient composer returns to the theme of loss, framing an intangible feeling through two remarkable pieces.

Nine Inch Nails return on the slight, elusive ‘Not the Actual Events’

Though sprinkled with some terrific ideas, the songs on the band’s new EP often fail to justify their own labyrinthine constructions.

Winter break’s most overlooked releases

From Grouper’s magnificent ‘Paradise Valley’ 7” to Brian Eno’s return to ambient music, these are a few significant works that fell under the radar over the holidays.

‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ remains the defining holiday classic

The Vince Guaraldi Trio’s beautiful score to the classic TV special remains the jewel in the crown of a genre full of horrors, oddities and low points.

‘Slop’ marks Forth Wanderers as one of the best young indie bands in the country

Though some of their members are barely out of high school, this Montclair, New Jersey quintet is crafting some of the most quietly sophisticated punk in America.

A final look at the life and career of Leonard Cohen

A brief examination of the singular legacy of the legendary Canadian singer/songwriter, who died last week at the age of 82.

Julian Koster to bring ‘The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air)’ to the Iron Horse next Monday

‘Welcome to Night Vale’ side podcast, starring Neutral Milk Hotel member, will be performed live in Northampton.

Jacob Kirkegaard’s ‘4 Rooms’ is a truly post-apocalyptic ambient album

If that ‘Soothing Sounds of Nature’ compilation you have is getting old, try this unsettling but seasonally appropriate masterpiece.

‘Homeworlding’ cements Fraternal Twin as one of indie rock’s up-and-comers

On his second release with Fraternal Twin, Quarterbacks bassist Tom Christie quietly asserts himself as a creative force.

Bon Iver brilliantly deconstructs itself on “22, A Million”

Opaque and obtuse, “22, A Million” is an anxious, fractured, but ultimately rewarding listen.

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds deliver an unforgettable elegy

“Skeleton Tree” is a monumental work of grief, love and resilience in the face of unimaginable tragedy.