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Twenty One Pilots’ ‘Trench’ is not very deep

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.

Hozier at House of Blues – October 1, 2018

Staff photographer Christina Laderoute visited the House of Blues on Oct. 1 to photograph Hozier. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Follow Christina’s photography pages: Facebook Instagram Twitter Behance    

‘Young Sinatra IV’ is good and 6ix’s production is even better

The album artwork is reminiscent of an actual mugshot taken of Frank Sinatra. (Photo courtesy of Visionary and Def Jam) Marcos Aguilar Connector Staff “Young Sinatra IV” is the fourth and final addition to the Young Sinatra series by Maryland rapper Logic. With names such as Lucy Rose, Ryan Tedder, Wale, Jaden Smith, Big Lenbo and

Enter The Wu-Tang: “36 Chambers” 25th Anniversary Tour

Martin Shkreli bought the only copy of their album “Paddle8” for two million dollars. (Photo courtesy of Medium) Jessica Berry Connector Contributor The Wu-Tang Clan are a large group that have made a huge impact in the hip-hop community across several decades. Their debut album “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers),” was released in 1993 and

Artist spotlight: Lucas DeLisle

The album artwork for Lucas DeLisle’s “FOMO.” (Photo courtesy of Michael Nuzzo and Andréa DeLisle) Christina Laderoute Connector Staff At the age of four, Lucas DeLisle’s parents signed him up for piano lessons. Little did they know it would play an important role in shaping his future. Born in Lowell but having moved to Leominster at

‘Cry Pretty’ – Carrie Underwood Remains Triumphant

“Cry Pretty” is predicted to be Underwood’s fourth album top top the Billboard 200 chart. (Photo courtesy of Nashville Capitol) Troy Lafond Connector Contributor Carrie Underwood has not had an easy past few years. On the surface level, it may appear that she has it all: a kid, a stable relationship with her husband Mike

‘Safe in the Hands of Love’ too inconsistent for praise

It is Yves Tumor’s third studio album. (Photo courtesy of Warp) Pat Connell Connector Staff “Safe in the Hands of Love” is the newest album by Yves Tumor, an experimental electronic music artist with a global spread of places he has been recording throughout the years: Italy, Miami, Berlin and Los Angeles. In a similar

‘Now Only’ continues the examination of human finitude

The track “Tintin in Tibet” is a reference to volume 20 of the Belgian comic “The Adventures of Tintin” (Photo courtesy of  P.W. Elverum & Sun). Patrick Connell Connector Staff Last year, singer-songwriter Phil Elverum released an album titled “A Crow Looked at Me” while working under the artist name of Mount Eerie. The album was

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