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Blind Pilot performance an eye-opener at Pearl Street on Sunday

By Dave Coffey

February 14, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

On Sunday night, Portland indie folksters Blind Pilot played to a packed house at the Pearl Street ballroom in Northampton in promotion of their most recent album, Sept. 2011’s “We Are The Tide.” Montreal American...

Michaelson pours heart into last album “Human Again”

By Lindsey Tulloch

February 14, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

When Ingrid Michaelson sings, the world listens. Ever since 2005, the songstress’ whimsical lyrics have been winding their way through peoples’ ears and settling in their hearts. Who could forget the quirky first sing...

Passafire provides breathless, exciting show at Iron Horse last Friday

By Adriana Lasso-Harrier

February 14, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Passafire have always been known for their spirited, feel-good music and their set Friday night at the Iron Horse in Northampton was no exception. From the moment they stepped on stage to the final resonating strum of guitar,...

The Valentine’s Day rap love song playlist

By Chris Shores

February 14, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Another Feb. 14 is upon us, which means it’s time to create those last minute mix CDs and let the lyrics of musical geniuses confess one’s true feelings to his or her Valentine’s date. But if “Grenade” or “The Edge Of Glory” aren’t hitting the s...

Rusko pulls out all the stops and drops

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

February 12, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

The house lights are off. Cue the lasers. They shoot across the crowd of thousands, bouncing in unison with hands raised in the air. Strobes cut their pulsing undulations into snapshots as they move, mesmerized by the morphing patterns on the screen. The DJ dances be...

Local funk group Who’da Funk It opens show at Iron Horse

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

February 12, 2012

Filed under Music

When local group Who’da Funk It opened a show at Northampton’s Iron Horse earlier this month, they performed so well that it led concert attendee Libby Styles to say, “I don’t think the Iron Horse has ever been that g...

Adele rolls into deep success with ‘21’

By Meera Connors

February 9, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Music

Check out other reviews of Grammy nominated albums: Bruno Mars an unlikely contender in Grammys | Grammys for Gaga | Rihanna gets ‘Loud’ with nominations | 'Wasting Light’ not a waste of time Adele’s second studio album, “21,” released last January gives list...

‘Wasting Light’ not a waste of time

By Dave Coffey

February 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Check out other reviews of Grammy nominated albums: Adele rolls into deep success with ‘21’ | Bruno Mars an unlikely contender in Grammys | Grammys for Gaga | Rihanna gets ‘Loud’ with nominations If Pitchfork eve...

Bruno Mars an unlikely contender in Grammys

By Chris Shores

February 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Check out other reviews of Grammy nominated albums: Adele rolls into deep success with ‘21’ | Grammys for Gaga | Rihanna gets ‘Loud’ with nominations | 'Wasting Light’ not a waste of time While no one should d...

Grammys for Gaga

By Dane Feldman

February 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Check out other reviews of Grammy nominated albums: Adele rolls into deep success with ‘21’ | Bruno Mars an unlikely contender in Grammys | Rihanna gets ‘Loud’ with nominations | 'Wasting Light’ not a waste of time...

Rihanna is “Loud” with her Grammy-nominated album

By Ashley Berger

February 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Check out other reviews of Grammy nominated albums: Adele rolls into deep success with ‘21’ | Bruno Mars an unlikely contender in Grammys | Grammys for Gaga | 'Wasting Light’ not a waste of time With her fire-red...

Iron Horse to get fed the Passafire

By Adriana Lasso-Harrier

February 9, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Music

Northampton will come alive with a blast of funky rock and reggae tonight. with Passafire, which has been touring the country on its “Start From Scratch” tour and will be making a stop at the Iron Horse. Passafire, w...