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Ashe Concert Review: 90-Minutes of Catharsis for the Broken Hearted

Despite the constant thread of heartbreak in Ashe's discography, the show was far from a pity party.

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Jacob Collier Concert Review: Rising Star Connects With His Audience In Boston

Collier's concerts are not just about showing off his wide-ranging talents, but about fostering meaningful engagement with his audience.

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From Boston Calling: Charlotte Sands is A Rising Pop Punk Superstar

Unfazed by the many roadblocks she faced on her way to the show, Sands opened up day two of Boston Calling with an electrifying set, showing off her stellar vocals and snappy songwriting.

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From Governors Ball 2022: Friday Sound Bites

The Crimson sent two reporters, Alisa Regassa and Derrick Ochiaga, to cover the event. These are a few performances that stood out on the opening day of the three day festival.

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From Governors Ball 2022: Kid Cudi Is All The Rage

The Cleveland-born rapper did not disappoint, delivering an emotional performance that left the audience in awe.

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From Boston Calling: Nine Inch Nails Saves The Weekend

Boston Calling saw Nine Inch Nails accomplish the impossible last weekend: Despite the bad weather and the Covid hiccups, the Boston crowd was not left disappointed.

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Holly Humberstone Concert Review: Rising Indie Star Returns to Boston

Humberstone’s second ever appearance in the city cements her status as one of the most exciting indie artists to watch. Her intimate performance at the brand-new Roadrunner stage garnered a very warm welcome.

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From Boston Calling: Avril Lavigne Rides the Wave of the Pop Punk Renaissance

The singer’s set served as a time capsule that preserved the style, sound, and energy of the mid-2000’s emo punk scene.

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‘The Foundations of Decay’ Review: My Chemical Romance’s Epic Revival

At once a eulogy for the past and an oath for the future, the six-minute rock epic resurrects MCR’s legacy as emo legends.

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Artist Profile: Comedian Sam Buck is Friends With Your Favorite Rapper

“I want to be undeniable,” Buck said. “In my comedy and my podcast and who I am, I want to prove that I am supposed to be doing this.”

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Artist Profile: LA Streetwear Designer Blazzy on His Creative Journey

An uncanny ability to unite the worlds of pop culture, hip-hop, and fashion has made West Coast design powerhouse Blazzy one to watch.

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Artist Profile: Matilde Heckler on Stepping Outside Genre

Heckler calls her genre “Hot Girl Emo.” “It's a little feminist, It's a little funky, and unlike anything you've ever heard,” the singer said. “All tie it up with a little bow led by electric violin.”

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Tom Odell Brings Heartbreak and Healing to Paradise Rock Club

But the intimacy that Odell crafted with his audience was not limited to his songs about heartbreak. Rather, it held steady even in his more upbeat, uplifting songs.

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Artist Profile: Isabella Farmer is Fiercely Self-Inspired and Independent

Now, Farmer studies voice and songwriting at Berklee College of Music here in Boston. But, by her own account, she’s still learning how to better her craft.

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Kendrick Lamar Is About To Drop His Final TDE Album

One thing is for certain, though: Lamar will make sure his new album is a completely new experience.