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‘Lotta Sea Lice’ is fine but forgettable

‘Lotta Sea Lice’ is fine but forgettable

The artists will give $1 from every ticket sale for their tour to the American Civil Liberties Union. (Courtesy of Matador Records) Patrick Connell Connector Staff Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile have recently teamed up to create a collaborative album called “Lotta Sea Lice.” If someone has listened to either artist, then there might be

Third Time’s The Charm with Citizen’s ‘As You Please’

“As You Please” was first announced by Citizen’s Instagram page in early 2017. (Courtesy of Run For Cover Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Citizen have just released their third studio album, “As You Please.” Citizen have managed to stick to their punk roots while also experimenting with a new style. They have included piano along

St. Vincent’s “Masseduction” takes a new direction

Alexa Hyde Connector Editor It’s been over three years since St. Vincent last released an album. Leading up to the album “Masseduction,” which hit streaming sites and stores on October 13th, Annie Clark, better known by her stage name of St. Vincent, dropped three tracks and two music videos in a heavy promotional campaign that

Macklemore goes solo with his new album ‘Gemini’

“Gemini” opened at No.13 on The UK Top 100 Music Charts. (Courtesy of Bendo LLC) Andre Ragel Connector Contributor Last Friday, Macklemore dropped his newest album “Gemini.” It is his first solo album since his 2006 album “The Language of My World.” The absence of Ryan Lewis from every song in the album is noticeable

The Killers’ new album brings synth-pop back

The Killers’ new album was released on Sept. 22. (Courtesy of Stereogum) Emily Toomey Connector Staff The Killers have just released their fifth studio album, “Wonderful Wonderful.” The band played on more emotional lyrics while using an electronic vibe to help lighten the mood. This album digs deeper than their other work by experimenting with

Ed Sheeran keeps to winning formula with ‘Divide’

“Divide” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 upon it’s release. (Photo courtesy of Asylum Records) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff The red-headed, mid-twenties music icon with the humble, awkward persona and English roots had been dodging the public eye for over a year after taking a social media hiatus. An off blue square

Hawkapella transcends eras with ‘Hatched’

From left to right: Janson Borowko, Anthony Plueo Jr and Zenon Nieduzak singing Hawkapella at the ICCA Quarterfinal Performance at Tufts University last February. (Courtesy of UML Hawkapella) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Hawkapella, UMass Lowell’s premier all-male a cappella group, recently released their first studio EP. Titled “Hatched,” the collection consists of six covers of

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,

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