Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Fall Out Boy’s reunion brings light to faulty journalistic ethics

By Alexa Hoyle

February 6, 2013

Two Fridays ago, the website (POZ) broke the story that venerable pop punk act Fall Out Boy was ending its three-plus year hiatus and planned to reunite on the stage again. News that should have brought excitement to th...

Top 10 of 2012: Albums

By Alexa Hoyle

November 15, 2012

The end of every year means one thing: LISTS. Everyone is listing their favorite movies, TV shows, books, albums, etc. So I figured why not do the same? Every week until the end of 2012 I’ll be bring you my top 10 in a different...

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals turn up the heat with new album

By Maggie Cornelius

October 30, 2012

If you want a real heartbreak album put down the T. Swift and pick up Grace Potter and the Nocturnals new album, ‘The Lion, The Beast, The Beat.’ Sixteen tracks make up the deluxe edition of the album which is well wo...

Retro review: “Queen”

By alicia bhardwaj

September 19, 2012

Queen’s eponymous first album released in 1973 is often overlooked in comparison  to their more well known albums, such as a “Night at the Opera”. However, some of my favorite Queen songs of all time are on this al...

The Fashion of Native Sun

By Nia Decaille

April 8, 2012

Take a sick beat mixed with African rhythms and drumming, the bold lyrics of Mohammed Yahya about human rights and oppression, and add Sarina Leah’s bluesy Billie Holiday-esque vocals, and you have the recipe for what Native...

So, just who is Big K.R.I.T.?

By Rafael Canton

March 12, 2012

Since the Spring Concert performers were announced over a week ago, I've heard plenty of statements and questions regarding who these artists are. The most notable unknown is Big K.R.I.T., though that will not last long, as h...

The Black Keys are back in concert

By Maggie Cornelius

March 12, 2012

Nothing says “great concert” quite like a giant disco ball, and if you were anywhere near the Garden in Boston on Wednesday night, then you know I’m referring to The Black Keys encore performance of “Everlasting Light,” where the ban...

Tragic ends become renewed life for record sales

By Staff

February 20, 2012

One day can make all the difference in a musicians career, that is the day you die of course. Only a mere 24 hours after the announced death of singer Whitney Houston, she had two songs on the iTunes top 100 list, both of...

M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls” shows off fierce fashion

By Nia Decaille

February 15, 2012

Femme Fatale M.I.A. reintered the limelight in full force with catchy aphorisms and killer style. It was perfectly reasonable to worry that the politically outspoken music figure had settled into a life of motherhood.  Whether...

The Grammys: The Best and Worst Dressed (and Nicki Minaj)

By Sarah Donahue

February 13, 2012

There was a somber cloud hanging over the heads of everyone present at last night's Grammy Awards, making the red carpet before the show a noticeably more subdued event than usual.  While the Academy Awards and Golden Globes...

Christmas Songs to Get You in the Spirit

By Kim Giordano

December 7, 2011

It’s December! The holiday season is officially upon us, which only means one thing: Christmas music. I’ve complied a list of my personal favorites (and trust me, loving essentially every song, it was very difficult) If you’re not feeling the hol...