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Taylor Swift dove “Fearless” into fame 10 years ago

Taylor Swift dove “Fearless” into fame 10 years ago

“Fearless” was Swift’s second studio album. (Photo courtesy of Big Machine) Troy Lafond Connector Staff On Nov. 11, 2008, a little over 10 years ago, now-world renowned country and pop superstar Taylor Swift released her sophomore studio album “Fearless.” At the time, Taylor Swift was fairly well known in the country industry, but not necessarily

Little Mix spread their wings on experimental “LM5”

“LM5” is Little Mix’s fifth studio album. (Photo courtesy of Billboard) Troy Lafond Connector Staff Little Mix is one of the last English-speaking girl groups left standing. With Fifth Harmony recently split and extremely little competition in this regard, it stood to question whether or not they still had a place left in the industry.

Imagine Dragons look back on ‘Origins’

Lead single “Natural” has peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. (Photo courtesy of Billboard) Troy Lafond Connector Staff Imagine Dragons need little introduction. The Las Vegas-based rock band burst onto the music scene in 2012 with three of the defining hits of that year: “It’s Time,” “Radioactive” and “Demons.” Since then, they

CupcakKe finds new life in ‘Eden’

“Eden” is CupcakKe’s second album of 2018. (Photo courtesy of Muzeroom) Troy Lafond Connector Staff CupcakKe is potentially one of the oddest success stories of recent years. She first found recognition on her viral sensation “Deepthroat” in 2015. In most cases, the artists that tend to go viral in this regard simply fail to make

Charles Hayden Planetarium stages virtual music series

Ben Wharram Connector Contributor On any given night, the Charles Hayden Planetarium at Boston’s Museum of Science is likely playing host to a space exploration through the Milky Way or a story of constellations and how the world came to be. But on Friday, Nov. 2, the unique theater will set the stage for two

Check out Wilderado as a favor to them

Wilderado’s band members include Maxim Helmerich, Tyler Wimpee, Colton Dearing and Justin Kila. (Photo courtesy of Christina Laderoute.) Christina Laderoute Connector Staff Just four dudes. That’s how the Los Angeles based band, Wilderado, describe themselves. Named after a small town in Texas, Wilderado radiates an eclectic energy, and they have got the sound to hold

Best spooky songs for Halloween

Album cover for Kim Petras’ “Turn Off the Light Vol. 1.” (Photo courtesy of BunHead) Troy Lafond Connector Staff Halloween is just around the corner and that means many will be looking to get into the festive mood. However, unlike the endless pit of Christmas songs, the list of love songs that goes on forever

Twenty One Pilots’ ‘Trench’ is not very deep

“Trench” is Twenty One Pilot’s first album to reach number one in Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands. (Photo courtesy of Fueled by Ramen) Troy Lafond Connector Staff After a full year of near-complete silence from them, Twenty One Pilots have returned to the music industry with their fifth studio album, “Trench,” released on Oct.

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