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The Dig rip through synth pop set in Cambridge

The Dig rip through synth pop set in Cambridge

The Dig has released three studio albums since their debut in 2010. (Christopher Romano/UML Connector) Christopher Romano Connector Staff The sounds of the ‘80s came alive when The Dig opened for Dan Croll at The Sinclair. Playing through an upbeat, feel good set mostly consisting of songs from their latest release, “Bloodshot Tokyo,” The Dig

‘American Dream’ is not LCD Soundsystem’s best

‘American Dream’s’ final track ‘Black Screen’ is meant to be a homage to David Bowie. (Courtesy of DFA Studios) Patrick Connell Connector Contributor James Murphy, front-man of rock band LCD Soundsystem, said he has been obsessed with making grand statements and being lauded since as late as 2002 when he and his band released the

Swift’s new single is not good

Vrinda Punj Connector Contributor When Taylor Swift’s entire Instagram account was mysteriously wiped clean late last August, fans completely lost their minds. At that point, it became clear that the sweet country girl singing songs about summer love was gone entirely and replaced with a pop star whose only goal in life is to profit

Queens of the Stone Age ‘Villains’ review

‘Villains’ is Queens of the Stone Age’s seventh studio album. (Courtesy of Matador Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Queens of The Stone Age just released their seventh studio album titled “Villains.” They have tried a different creation compared to their normal sound, including a much groovier vibe. Known for their hypnotic guitar riffs, this album

WUML speaks with Gordi about new album

Gordi spoke with UMass Lowell’s radio station WUML to discuss friendship, music and inspiration. (Courtesy of Stereogum) Christopher Romano Connector Staff Australia visited Allston in early August when Gordi performed at The Great Scott. The intimate show highlighted songs from her debut album which was released on Aug. 22. “Reservoir” is the culmination of acoustic

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.

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