Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Colour Revolts at the Iron Horse

By Mandy Pote

February 14, 2011

The Iron Horse had an incredibly exciting and sophisticated vibe this Saturday. Colour Revolt, an alternative rock group from Mississippi, played songs off their latest album “The Cradle.”  Fiesta Brava, an indie rock gr...

All caught up in Neko’s case

By Amy Brennan

February 3, 2011

Nearly 15 years into her career, Neko Case still lets her auburn locks down, cracks subtle jokes and belts her melodies until the entire audience is captivated. And her next destination to charm is the music-loving town of Northampton this Friday, Feb. 4 at 8:00 p.m. Seven-memb...

McLovins stampede the Ironhorse

By Leslie Rosenfield

January 30, 2011

The streets and restaurants of Northampton were bustling Saturday night with teenagers, college students and adults all gathered and gearing up for a common reason: The McLovins were in town. Hailing from Connecticut, the band surprisingly did not meet in their hometowns. Members Jeff Howard and ...

Bob Mould’s Sound at the Iron Horse

By Dean Curran

November 12, 2010

This past Tuesday Nov. 9, underground music legend Bob Mould graced the stage at the Iron Horse in Northampton. In his three decade career as a guitarist, singer and songwriter, Mould has been in bands Hüsker Dü and Sugar, as...

Ingrid Michaelson brings indie soul to the Calvin Theater

By Lindsey Davis

October 7, 2010

Once upon a time, a sculptor and classical composer fell in love and created today’s leading indie-pop princess that has dominated the music world with her clever lyrics and whimsical instrumentals. That princess is Ingrid Michaelson, and she is returning to Northampton this weeken...

The Wolfman Conspiracy howls at Bishop’s Lounge

By Staff

October 5, 2010

The scene at Bishop’s Lounge this past Friday was surprising: the space was small, and the lights were dim. Three floors up from the moonlit streets of Northampton, the mood was low-key-what kind of band would be filling thi...

Pete Yorn to make Pioneer Valley debut

By Andrew Cogan

October 3, 2010

Rock and pop singer-songwriter Pete Yorn is on his way to Northampton for the first time in support of his new, self-titled album. Yorn will be performing at 8 p.m. this Monday, Oct. 4 at the Pearl Street Ballroom in Northampton. ...

Tallest Man captivates Noho

By Angela Stasiowski

October 3, 2010

Americana can come from anywhere, even thousands of miles away.  This past Thursday, folk aficionado The Tallest Man on Earth brought his brand of straight-up American folk all the way from Sweden to the Pearl Street Nigh...

11 fresh date ideas designed for fun

By Lindsey Davis

September 29, 2010

Dating in college ain't easy. Between the labels, the formalities, the presents... who can keep up with it these days? What can be even harder is finding a place to go on a date that doesn't bore you. Who wants to be t...

The Tallest Man on Earth to take over Northampton

By Angela Stasiowski

September 28, 2010

When it comes to music, size matters.  The Tallest Man on Earth, a.k.a. Sweden’s Kristian Matsson is one of the biggest names in the modern folk world and for good reason.  This coming Thursday, Sept. 30, The Tallest Man on Earth will make his first appearance in the Pioneer Valley at Pea...

Built to Spill brings their ‘plan’ to Northampton

By Sam Butterfield

September 28, 2010

Pioneering Northwest rockers Built to Spill will bring their waving, winding, outright weird brand of cosmic jams to Northampton tonight, with opening act Revolt Revolt. The five-piece band, hailing from Boise, Idaho an...

Tobacco to break down Iron Horse Thursday

By Garth Brody

September 14, 2010

Tom Fec, better known as Tobacco, is coming to the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton this Thursday. Tobacco is the principle songwriter and “singer” for the psychedelic electro-pop band Black Moth Super Rainbow. Tobacco e...