Jonathan Richman is an unparalleled musical icon. It’s not very often that an artist emerges with a wholly unique musical sound, persona, and worldview. In fact, it’s rarely happened as […]
In a word, New Dakotas’ sound is upbeat; their music rests happily somewhere at the intersection of pop and rock. Save for the strong Fleet Foxes influence on “Warming Song,” […]
This past year, Tucker has emerged fully embodying the movement towards variety and diversification that defines Tufts’ unique music scene. Consisting of members Josh Berl (bass), Noah Cutler (guitar, vocals), […]
We chat with the lead guitarist of the Strokes about his new solo venture.
Har Mar Superstar (a.k.a. Sean Tillman) is a living legend. Melisma recently had the pleasure of interviewing him in the green room of the Brighton Music Hall, touching on his songwriting process, his hometown of Minneapolis, and alien invasions.
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.
Tacocat really had to force a scene that wasn’t… We had to make space for ourselves because there wasn’t a place for us. I think that’s a thing a lot of women don’t do: take credit for what they did. This was a real thing that happened. It was hard. We got a lot of terrible things said to us, and a lot of terrible things said about us. It was pretty hard and degrading, but we made this great scene.
Originally from Chicago, Tom Krell adopted his How To Dress Well moniker in 2009, and released his debut Love Remains in 2010. It was instantly acclaimed for its experimental, lo-fi […]
The SUNY Purchase-incubated Lo-fi band chats about their new album and getting stuck in an elevator with Keebler Elves.
A lot of the reason why people end up in a private university in the richest country in the world is because you have been sheltered and you do have some kind of privilege… Because right now someone else is not in that situation. That doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t be going to college. We should be doing that! It’s just realizing what that means… And then trying to figure out who you yourself are. Whether you’re that young chicana woman trying to make it or that white person with a ton of entitlement and privilege, whoever you are! Just realize it.