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An Evening with Post Animal in Allston

An Evening with Post Animal in Allston

Since the band’s formation in 2015, Post Animal has released two albums and multiple singles. (Photo courtesy of Hristina Tasheva) Christopher Romano Connector Staff On the first hot day following nearly two weeks of chilly temperatures, I made my way to the Brighton Music Hall in Allston for the Post Animal / Wavves show on

Father John Misty returns with ‘Pure Comedy’

“Pure Comedy” is the third album by Father John Misty. (Courtesy of Bella Union) Christopher Romano Connector Staff The last time Josh Tillman released a Father John Misty album was back in 2015. “I Love You, Honeybear” delved into Tillman’s idea of love and his impressions of humanity. Now, on “Pure Comedy,” he picks up

Phil Elverurm tackles wife’s death on new Mount Eerie album

Every track in “A Crow Looked at Me” was written by Phil Elverum. (Photo courtesy of Mount Eerie) Christopher Romano Connector Staff In 2015 Phil Elverum and Geneviève Castrée had a child. In that same year, Castrée was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A year and a half after her original diagnosis, she died of cancer.

Ed Sheeran keeps to winning formula with ‘Divide’

“Divide” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 upon it’s release. (Photo courtesy of Asylum Records) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff The red-headed, mid-twenties music icon with the humble, awkward persona and English roots had been dodging the public eye for over a year after taking a social media hiatus. An off blue square

Hawkapella transcends eras with ‘Hatched’

From left to right: Janson Borowko, Anthony Plueo Jr and Zenon Nieduzak singing Hawkapella at the ICCA Quarterfinal Performance at Tufts University last February. (Courtesy of UML Hawkapella) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Hawkapella, UMass Lowell’s premier all-male a cappella group, recently released their first studio EP. Titled “Hatched,” the collection consists of six covers of

The Fall Is Shorter Than You Think releases “The Moment That We Shared”

The Fall Is Shorter Than You Think has released two EPs since their debut in September 2014. (Courtesy of Honest Face Records) Timothy Clark Connector Contributor Lowell-based alternative rock band The Fall Is Shorter Than You Think released their second EP, “The Moment That We Shared,” on March 24. This record, bringing in aspects from

Local indie rock group daisybones set to release debut album next month

“Gusto” will be the band’s first official album after the release of their debut single “Balisong” back in February. (Photo courtesy of Daisybones) Timothy Clark Connector Contributor In wake of releasing their first single this past February titled “Balisong,” local indie rockers Daisybones played a string of shows in the area, including a set at

‘Blossom’ by Milky Chance: A mix of musical styles

Milky Chance’s previous album “Sadnecessary” has sold over 500,000 copies. (Photo courtesy of Ignition Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Milky Chance has just released their sophomore album “Blossom” earlier this month. This album incorporates the familiar alternative rock sound they a’re known for while including a new and relaxed electronic vibe. The band, once a

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