Massachusetts Daily Collegian

“Fab” Beatles cover band plays Mullins Center

By Lindsay Orlov

January 29, 2010

Filed under Music

On any list of the most famous and successful musical performers of the 20th century, the Beatles undoubtedly make an appearance near (if not at) the top. Their presence in the musical history of the world can be described as iconic,...

3 Questions: B.o.B

By S.P. Sullivan

January 27, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Blogs, Music, Videos

After Friday night's Welcome Back Concert presented by the University Programming Council (UPC) at the University of Massachusetts (also check out the photo slideshow), Collegian staffer Garth Brody sat down with musician B.o...

Slideshow: RAIN – A Tribute to the Beatles

By Matthew Harrison

January 26, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Music, Slideshows, Web-Exclusive


A tribute concert to The Beatles

By Lindsay Orlov

January 25, 2010

Filed under Music

A top-notch musical quartet and a living historical tribute combined, RAIN is one of the most critically acclaimed Beatles cover bands. With a total of 200 songs in their repertoire and an average show length of two an...

Martinez, B.o.B. and Leslie impressive at Welcome Back Concert

By Garth Brody

January 24, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Friday night’s Welcome Back Concert at the Fine Arts Center kicked off the spring semester with a bang (not to mention more than a few unintentional feedback squeals). Hosted by the University Programming Council (UPS) at the...

CD Review: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Contra’

By Kevin Gallagher

January 24, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Just before the weekend, Vampire Weekend’s (VW) “Contra” album hit #1 on the Billboard 200. In order to understand this achievement, we might require a cursory glance at their first effort – the self-titled Vampire Weekend...

UPC to give students a warm “Welcome” to Spring semester

By Garth Brody

January 21, 2010

Filed under Music

School is back in session, which means that the music of your soul will soon be slowly, systematically drained until you are nothing but a husk, gasping under the crushing weight of higher learning. The University of Massachusetts...

The Best Albums of 2009

By Kate MacDonald

December 11, 2009

Filed under Music

As 2009 is coming to an end rapidly, we should look back at the better parts of the past 12 months in music. It was a year of huge headline-grabbing concerts and uber-popular singles. It was not really a good year as far as albums...

Rubblebucket blows your face

By Dave Mansfield

December 9, 2009

Filed under Music

Jamaica Plain’s own Rubblebucket brought its spirited live act and hip grooves to the Pearl Street Clubroom last Thursday night, and gave the audience a memorable performance that had spectators young and old dancing. Opening...