Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The Weeknd’s force of three

By Aidan Cusack

November 20, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

The first words to bust out of the debut album of R&B artist Abel Tesfaye, known as The Weeknd, are “you don’t know what’s in store/But you know what you’re here for.” As a pair, no two lines could be more fitting as an introduction to The Weeknd’s album “Trilogy.” This is...

Reptar and Rubblebucket rock NoHo

By Aidan Cusack

November 19, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Live performances can be hit or miss. A multitude of factors can ruin a concert, and many times the experience doesn’t live up to expectations. That was not the case at the Pearl Street Ballroom on Friday night. Co-headliners Re...

Reptar and Rubblebucket to bring indie rock jams to Noho

By Aidan Cusack

November 16, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

On Friday, Reptar and Rubblebucket will take the stage in Northampton with plans of rivaling any party being thrown that night. The two eccentric indie rock outfits are bringing their co-headlining tour to the Pearl Street Ballroom this weekend, and things are guaranteed to ge...

Highly anticipated album released by “rap’s messiah”

By Aidan Cusack

November 6, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Hip hop fans are always looking for the next great artist, and right now the best is Compton, Calif. emcee Kendrick Lamar. Blogs and fans alike have been calling him rap’s messiah for a few years now, and as a result, his major l...

Grizzly Bear releases much-anticipated new album

By Aidan Cusack

September 18, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

The past three months have been unbelievable for fans of Brooklyn’s music scene. Animal Collective and Dirty Projectors have both released albums since the beginning of July, and Grizzly Bear’s 2012 album “Shields”...