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Bands to listen to: The Walters

Bands to listen to: The Walters

The Walters will be stopping in Cambridge, MA on June 2 as part of their world tour with the Orwells. (Photo Courtesy of The Walters) Christopher Romano Connector Staff While The Walters’ catalog features only 16 songs in total, each one has hit home with fans. Emerging from Chicago, The Walters are a band made

‘We got it from Here…:’ Thank you for this album

This is the sixth studio album released by A Tribe Called Quest since their formation in 1985. (Photo Courtesy of AdLab) Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff Hip-hop nowadays would be drastically different had it not been for A Tribe Called Quest and their signature blend of jazz and intellectual rap. This sound has permeated throughout

‘4 Your Eyez Only:’ Not 4 me

‘4 Your Eyez Only’ is J. Cole’s fourth studio album. Benjamin St.Pierre Connector Staff Jermaine Cole, also known as J. Cole, is a rapper defined by his drive to create meaningful, message-laden hip-hop in an age where artists like Lil Yachty and Lil Uzi Vert find success in creating fun music. J. Cole attempts to

WUML’s Rock for Tots kicks off a generous holiday season

WUML brought dozens of people to Moloney Hall for the benefit concert. (Christopher Romano/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff Raising money for two local charities, the Rock for Tots event featured four bands from around the area in a relaxed evening of music. The night showcased the talents of Daisy Bones, Oldsoul, Soft Cactus and Bay

Underrated Classics: ‘Gremlins’

This was filmed on the same set as “Back to the Future.” (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Like last year’s “Krampus,” “Gremlins” is a strange mix between horror and comedy, as well as Christmas and Halloween themed movies that manage to blend together surprisingly well. For a Christmas present, Billy Peltzer (Zach

Abel Tesfaye proves star status with ‘Starboy’

Following the release of “Trilogy,” Canadian pop star The Weeknd has launched into stardom. (Courtesy of Conway Recording Studios) Andrew Haverty Connector Staff There is no denying the impressive rise to fame The Weeknd has had the past few years. Most people probably do not even know that “Beauty behind the Madness” was not his first

Western Education stays true to sound on ‘Restless Dreams’

Western Education formed in 2012 while attending University of Massachusetts Lowell. (Courtesy of Western Education) Christopher Romano Connector Staff Western Education’s sophomore album, “Restless Dreams,” continues to solidify the band’s dance rock sound. The album, only seven tracks long, could be considered an EP for its short playtime. Regardless of the length of the album,

WUML’s Rock for Tots joins music with charity

All proceeds for the event go towards UTEC and The Izzy Foundation. (Photo courtesy of WUML) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff With the holiday season around the corner, many people make the decision to donate to charities to ensure everyone has an enjoyable holiday experience. WUML, the radio station here at UMass Lowell, is hosting their

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