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Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments -

November 15, 2017

Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst College -

November 15, 2017

‘UMass Cares About Cancer’ Hosts Blanket Making Event -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball heads to North Dakota for two games -

November 15, 2017

Five most heartbreaking songs of 2015: Another year, another tear

William Doolittle looks into five heartbreaking hits from 2015. Does Adele’s “Hello” crack the list?

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Willow Smith’s ‘Ardipithecus’ Sacrifices Appeal for Uniqueness

The singer’s long-awaited debut album offers none of the charm of her previous releases.

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Underground Music Spotlight: January 2016.

Five music releases from varying genres from the first month of the year that should not be overlooked.

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Pusha T returns to villainy on ‘King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude’

In the follow-up to the 2013 album, “My Name Is My Name,” Pusha T returns cold, concise, and cutthroat with thrilling results.

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Sunn O))) underwhelms with by-the-numbers drone doom on ‘Kannon’

The drone metal band comes up short on ambition on its first solo studio album in six years.

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Looking back at the rising heat in 2015 pop

John Stapleton gives an overview of the shift from the brooding hits of 2014 to the clubby chart-toppers of 2015.

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The music of 2015 left listeners both in awe and disenchanted

The past year featured another eclectic collection of sounds and hinted at further changes in the means of music consumption.

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Playlist: Alternative musical inspiration for 2016

Morgan Hughes recommends new indie rock and pop artists to listen to based on names that may already be familiar.

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Coldplay struggles with impulse on ‘A Head Full of Dreams’

Earnest as ever, the band stretches itself too thinly on its seventh studio album.

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Coldplay return to living color with uneven ‘A Head Full of Dreams’

On the follow-up to last year’s “Ghost Stories,” the British band trades gloomily muted electronics for rainbow pop, with inconsistent results.

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A look back at Van Morrison’s “Astral Weeks”

New reissue sheds new light on an idiosyncratic masterpiece

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City and Colour to rock the Calvin Theatre this Friday

Dallas Green and co. will bring it’s wide variety of sounds to Northampton

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Justin Bieber tries too hard to please on “Purpose”

Former teen-pop sensation shows a few growing pains on uneven comeback album

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Kurt Cobain’s new ‘solo album’ is a disappointing act of exploitation and opportunism

The release of the late rock icon’s home demos and audio collages hopefully marks the very bottom of the barrel.

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Grimes ventures further into pop territory on “Art Angels”

Electronic musician’s new album sheds the dream pop haze of past releases.

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Logic’s ‘The Incredible True Story’ is idiosyncratically triumphant

Maryland rapper’s sophomore effort is imperfect, but endearingly quirky

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Jeezy stays true to his skills on stellar “Church In These Streets”

The veteran Atlanta rapper is reflective, but not afraid of progression on eighth album.

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Eleven treasures from Bob Dylan’s “Bootleg Series.”

11 of the most captivating outtakes and live cuts from the master songwriter’s giant rarities series

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Beach House releases second thrilling album of the year

Baltimore pop duo’s “Thank Your Lucky Stars” is another restless, beautiful, constantly evolving work

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Neon Indian’s “VEGA INTL. Night School” is an immersive blast

On his third album as Neon Indian, Alan Palomo unveils his most extroverted, ambitious work to date.

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