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Ed Sheeran keeps to winning formula with ‘Divide’

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

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

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

Women’s Empowerment Evening

Hannah Manning Connector Editor At Moloney Hall on Feb. 7, women and men alike came together to celebrate women’s empowerment through musical performances. The Women’s Empowerment Evening, presented by UMass Lowell all-female acapella group The Hawkettes, was meant to bring students together and show what the campus and organizations sponsoring the event could do for

Neil Cicierega brings comedy with ‘Mouth Moods’

Connor Kennedy Connector Contributor Internet culture moves very quickly. Jokes and people that were huge one year can fade into total obscurity by the next, but there are some who maintain relevance long after their initial debut. Neil Cicierega is one such person, most well-known for his creation of the “Potter Puppet Pals” series nine

‘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

‘Abendrot’ review

The band has released three albums since their debut. 9Courtesy of Triple Crown Records) Emily Toomey  Connector Staff Orlando based emo quintet You Blew It! have recently released their third studio album “Abendrot.” “Abendrot” loosely translates to “sunset.” This album is a transition for the band according to vocalist Tanner Jones who said that the band

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