Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’ fails to impress

By Patrick Hoff

October 7, 2015

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Music, Scrolling Headlines

Last year when I reviewed Taylor Swift’s “1989,” I said it was her reinvention, a new direction for her career. The only album to go platinum in 2014, it was an outstanding success for Swift. A month shy of “1989”s’ one-year anniversary, folk ...

Lana Del Rey’s “Honeymoon” is an exotic dream

By Troy Kowalchuk

September 30, 2015

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Lana Del Rey has become one of the largest alternative pop sensations of the past decade. Through her surreal, dreamy hits, Del Rey – whose real name is Elizabeth Grant - has created a large, flower crown-wearing, cult-like following. When I first liste...

Dopapod to bring a mix of improvisation and genre bending to Pearl Street

By Stephanie Murray

April 13, 2015

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Music, Scrolling Headlines

For those looking to get their Thursday night funk fix, Dopapod will be coming to the Pearl Street Ballroom in Northampton this week. The Brooklyn-based quartet will make a Pioneer Valley stop to play its unique blend of funk,...