Listening to Tennyson is an aural amusement park ride. Their knack for unpredictable song structures pairs perfectly with the playful array of sound effects they utilize for percussion.
We asked incoming first years from the Tufts Class of 2020 to create playlists that embodied their summer. Here are two more of the best! Dez Fonseca “Hello, my darling,” croons lead […]
Though built on a foundation of murky and despairing emotions, the album does not—and will not—get eaten alive by this ill-willed darkness. Instead, Puberty 2 emerges with a sense of clarity for the listener. A gripping and reaching for a feeling of being grounded in some littler things in life, some gentleness, and some idea of a meaningful existence. Puberty 2 unabashedly screams, shouts, and aches against loose rhythms and fuzzy guitars, but then ultimately soothes. Today, Mitski will wear her white button-down.
By Dennis Kim April 17, 2016 You’re the best-worst thing that has ever happened to me. Suddenly crashing into my life like a wave, you stayed for maybe the duration […]
I think the most formative moment was hearing David Berman say, “All my favorite singers couldn’t sing” in the Silver Jews song “We Are Real.” I was like, “You know what? It doesn’t matter how well a line in a song I’m writing is delivered, it matters what I’m saying.” I like to think of my songs as poems above anything else, so it was important for me to hear that so I could move forward with confidence.
For a band that describes their influences as including everything from “bottles of cheap red wine” to Kurt Vonnegut novels, A Giant Dog is elusive to definition—which, I’m sure, is the point.
Has vaporwave lost its original meaning, and what does this mean for the genre?
Hannah, Becca, and Taliana from And The Kids sat down with us at Bee’s Knees Co. in Allston, MA to answer some of our questions.
Darwin Deez is back on tour a few months after releasing his latest album, Double Down. Stopping on December 7th to play Great Scott in Allston, he blessed yet another […]
Brooklyn-based Darwin Deez is on tour for the release of his new album, Double Down.