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All Time Low returns to Tsongas Center April 15 for ‘Future Hearts Tour’

All Time Low returns to Tsongas Center April 15 for ‘Future Hearts Tour’

Jen Desrosiers Connector Editor This year has been a busy one for American pop-punk band All Time Low between the release of their newest single, “Something’s Gotta Give,” and the announcement of their sixth studio album, Future Hearts, set to be released on Tues. April 7 through Hopeless Records. In honor of the release of

Hawkapella showcases talent during hour-long concert

With nicknames like Eric “Love Shack” Miller, Joe “Fresh Prince” Royal and Sam “Birdfeeder” Allen, how could you not love Hawkapella? Hawkapella recently hosted an hour-long concert that alternated between vocal performances of popular songs and informational slides from a PowerPoint presentation that briefly summarized the history of a certain type of music. An all-male

UML student breaking into EDM world

Mariah Alix Connector Contributor At UMass Lowell, we often hear stories of students going off into the world as successful engineers. Little do we focus on those succeeding within the arts. Andrew Garcia, a sophomore at UML, is currently thriving within the music business. Garcia is a DJ dominantly in the Boston area. He works with

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ tops charts

Andrew Haverty Connector Staff “King Kendrick” should be his title by now. Nobody, and I mean nobody, is at his level. I thought hip-hop and rap were revitalized through “good kid m.A.A.d city” (2012), but that was apparently just the warm up for what Kendrick was fully capable of. When Kendrick Lamar decided to look

Time to evolve: Why the standardized gaming price is becoming obsolete

Brendan Jacques Connector Staff The month of February has been a tumultuous time for video game releases to say the least. This month saw the release of both “The Order: 1886” and “Evolve,” two highly anticipated games each set to be the start of their own franchises and act as the first truly great games

Local bands take over Fox Common

David Kisiel of Neversleep. (All photos courtesy of Stephanie Chaddock.) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The latest installment of the VPAC concert series presented by MEISA (Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association) took a rock ‘n’ roll trio, an alternative rock quartet  and a nine-piece indie-funk fusion and rolled them into an impressive display of musical

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