Live Music

Half The Animal Live at ONCE Ballroom

By: Emily Grinberg// Half the Animal, a relatively fresh alternative rock group, kicked off the Boston stop of Atlas Genius’ #63DAYSOFLOVE tour last Saturday night. ONCE Ballroom in Somerville began to fill up as the Los Angeles-based four-piece took the stage. Sporting a graphic David Bowie tee and light jean jacket, Chase Johnson juxtaposed his …

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Magic Giant’s “Magical” Performance At The Bowery Ballroom

By: Emily Grinberg// On Tuesday June 20th, the members of indie-folk band, Magic Giant, slowly walked onto the dark stage as cheers broke out all over the crowd. Immediately after the first beat of “Let It Burn,” the stage lit up beautiful shades of pink, yellow and orange as lead vocalist Austin Bisnow jammed out …

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Great Good Fine Ok Make Their Final Stop On Their U.S. Tour

By: Emily Grinberg// While waiting for GGFO to take the stage, crewmembers began to throw glow sticks and light-up props out into the crowd, a synth-pop band’s alternative to waving around lighters. Singer, Jon Sandler spun around in his glittery gold jacket while opening with “Not Going Home.” Colorful lights flashed quickly throughout the night, …

Foo Fighters Surprise Fans With New Song “The Sky Is a Neighborhood”

By: Emily Grinberg// This past Monday, May 15th, the Foo Fighters performed at the ‘Acoustic-4-a-Cure IV’ benefit concert that took place at The Fillmore in San Francisco, CA. The audience was in for a big surprise as Dave Grohl announced that the band would be debuting a brand new song, telling fans, “I figured on …

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Nothing But Thieves Release Feel-Good New Single, “Amsterdam”

By: Emily Grinberg// The english rock-group, Nothing But Thieves, have just released a new single that will have you hitting repeat all day. The track is titled, Amsterdam, which serves as a preview for their upcoming sophomore album, Broken Machine, dropping October 8th of this year. The single is basically a mourning for the pleasant …

Streaming Services and How They’re Changing The Music Industry

By: Emily Grinberg// CDs, cassettes, records and iPods. What ever happened to them? When is the last time you purchased a song on itunes, or even tuned in to your favorite radio station? Probably not in months…years, even. This is because streaming services are literally taking over the music industry. Why would someone pay per …