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Lowell native Lynn Gunn finds success with PVRIS

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

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

Banks covers all genres with ‘The Altar’

“The Altar” is Banks’ second studio album since her debut album “Goddess” back in September 2014. (Photo courtesy of Harvest Records) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff Most artists feel comfortable sticking to one style of music, but as they grow, they might expand their sound. Jillian Banks, better known as simply Banks, has already displayed a

Chancellor’s Celebration of Music showcases campus talent

 UMass Lowell’s “Sounding Out!” showcased the talents of Music Department faculty, students, alumni and friends in performance at Durgin Concert Hall on Friday, Sept. 23. Performing selections of Chicago blues on harmonica was Prof. John Shirley, far right, backed by faculty members Ricky Berger on guitar, Charles Gabriel on bass and Andrew Fordyce on drums.

This Wild Life Hits the Mark with “Low Tides”

“Low Tides” is the band’s second album since signing on with Epitaph Records. Kathryn Leeber Connector Contributor In what can best be described as acoustic pop punk, the sophomore album from This Wild Life is an excellent follow up to 2014’s “Clouded.” The unique duo of singer and guitarist Kevin Jordan and lead guitarist Anthony