Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Songs to relax and unwind to during finals week

By Nathalie Sczublewski

April 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

It’s crunch time, UMass. But just because your life is organized by Post-it notes that litter your walls and desk, that doesn’t mean that you need to freak out about all the finals coming your way. As the ‘80s band Fran...

Johnny Marr’s “The Messenger” Review

By Jonathan Smith

March 5, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

This past month, guitar hero Johnny Marr received NME magazine’s “Godlike Genius Award” for his long and distinguished career with artists such as The Pretenders,  Modest Mouse, The Cribs, Billy Bragg, Electronic, The Heal...

180° South: Moving music for a moving documentary

By Cameron Stenger

September 29, 2010

Filed under Movies, Music

Although the film itself may have flown under your radar, the soundtrack to “180° South” has commanded attention on the indie scene with its ensemble cast of famous musicians. The lineup includes James Mercer of the Shins,...