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Gambino’s ‘Awaken, My Love!’ is a journey to the ‘70s

Gambino’s ‘Awaken, My Love!’ is a journey to the ‘70s

This is the cover art for “Awaken, My Love!”. (Courtesy of Glassnote) Jen Desrosiers Connector Contributor Even if one has never listened to Childish Gambino, also known by his legal name Donald Glover, it is more than likely that they have still been exposed to the musician, actor, screenwriter, comedian and producer in one form

Lowell native Lynn Gunn finds success with PVRIS

PVRIS is currently planning a European concert tour to tie in with a new untitled album. (Photo courtesy of Rise Records) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff Most people know that making a name for oneself in the music industry is no easy task, especially when competing in a city full of musical talent. Boston is known

Vampire Weekend drummer goes solo on ‘Youngish American’

This is the first studio album by Christ Tomson. (Photo provided by 30th Century Records) Christopher Romano Connector Staff In 2013, Vampire Weekend released their third album “Modern Vampires of The City.” Since the end of the tour supporting their most successful album yet, each band member has worked on other side projects. Chris Baio,

Early Music Concert offers window into medieval culture

Hannah Manning Connector Editor Using modern instruments, the TellTale Crossing Ensemble gave UMass Lowell students as well as the general public a chance to be transported into Medieval Portugal with their arrangements of troubadour love songs. Held in Durgin Concert Hall on Thursday, March 2 at 8 p.m., the concert featured renditions of 12 love

Future, please don’t do this again

Future has released six studio albums since he began his musical career back in 2012. (Courtesy of A1 Recordings) Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff Nayvadius Wilburn, better known as Future, is an Atlanta, Ga. rapper, trap star, auto-tune crooner and polarizing figure – not only in modern rap, but also, in modern music. Some people

Hamilton Leithauser brings sold out show to Cambridge

Hamilton Leithauser has released three studio albums since he began his solo career in 2014. Prior to that, Leithauser was the lead vocalist of indie rock band The Walkmen ( Christopher Romano / Connector Staff ) Christopher Romano Connector Staff On the night before a New England blizzard, over 500 people showed up for a

Big Sean’s “I Decided” decided to be mediocre

“I Decided” is Big Sean’s fourth studio album since his debut in 2007. (Photo courtesy of Def Jam Recordings) Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff Detroit rapper Big Sean has been on the scene for a while and is one of the biggest names in modern rap music, but he hasn’t done a whole lot to

“The Devil Don’t Sleep” is Brantley Gilbert at his best

Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor It has been just under 3 years since Brantley Gilbert’s last album, “Just As I Am”, hit the country music scene, and one listen through “The Devil Don’t Sleep” will leave no doubt in anyone’s mind that the Southern country/rock-and-roll star hasn’t been sleeping much either. While out on his last

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