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‘Tickets to My Downfall’ by Machine Gun Kelly and Travis Barker: The new pop-punk album from a drumming icon and a former rapper

‘Tickets to My Downfall’ by Machine Gun Kelly and Travis Barker: The new pop-punk album from a drumming icon and a former rapper

(Photo Courtesy from Machinegunkelly.com) Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor Pop punk is hitting the music scene in 2020 with the release of “Tickets to My Downfall” by Machine Gun Kelly and Blink-182’s Travis Barker. The album was released on Sept. 25 and has received a lot of attention. This track features 15 raw and energetic songs

Taylor Swift’s “Folklore” is a Career Standout for a Pop Sensation

(Photo courtesy of Universal Music) Through powerful storytelling emanating from every track and a lush production landscape, “folklore” stands as one of the most impressive albums Swift has ever released.  Troy Lanford Connector Editor  The music career of pop sensation Taylor Swift has been one of the biggest of this generation to watch unfold. Starting

Boston Calling 2019 brings the heat

Christina Laderoute Connector Staff The tenth annual Boston Calling music festival went off without a hitch last weekend. Usually known for its rainy weather, the festival was met with surprisingly warm weather on days two and three. Day one was a cool and overcast 60 degrees with high winds, but that did not stop festival

Hozier at House of Blues – October 1, 2018

Staff photographer Christina Laderoute visited the House of Blues on Oct. 1 to photograph Hozier. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Follow Christina’s photography pages: Facebook Instagram Twitter Behance    

Zachary Rowell jazzes up the UMass Lowell soccer team

Hannah Manning Connector Editor UMass Lowell junior goalkeeper Zachary Rowell is somewhat of a jack-of-all-trades. At St. John’s Prep, Rowell played soccer, indoor track and tennis. Sixteen of the career shutouts he accumulated on the soccer pitch in high school came when he was a senior. Off the field, Rowell earned high honors, and was

The best pump-up songs not on your radar

Canadian singer Grimes appears on this playlist three times: twice as an artist and once as producer. (Roger Kisby/Getty Images) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Songs like “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark” or “Lose Yourself” are pump-up playlist staples. They are steady, reliable and above all get those legs pumping. But at

Their head’s in the game, but their heart’s in the song

2 Chainz’s college coach compared his skill set to NBA player George Gervin, who played for 14 pro seasons. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff Musicians are the best at their craft because of the dedication they put into the medium. For many, it was their childhood dream to become to be a

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