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Boston calls back for 3rd music festival in single year

When you enter the transformed City Hall Plaza during the one of the bi-yearly weekends of the Boston Calling Music Festival, it is hard to imagine that, just two short hours ago, the square functioned as a part of the downtown cityscape of Boston. Complete with a monstrous stage, a collection of white-topped tents and, […]

From shower-singing to single-dropping: Ryan Aderréy perfects craft

In the age of YouTube stardom, TV talent show fame and auto-tune, more musicians are achieving commercial success without having the tools or know-how that was a requirement in the industry as little as 10 or 20 years ago. Such was the case with the now-infamous Rebecca Black: She didn’t have much in the way […]

MILK: Good for your musical health, experts say

On certain still nights some years ago, Jesse Galkowski and Matt Brady would haul instruments up to the fourth floor of the College of Arts and Sciences for some much-needed escape. “He lived on Bay State, so we’d have those yellow bins and roll our stuff up and up the elevator,” says Brady, a CAS […]

BU Hip-Hop: New EP in the works

It has been a long time coming for Boston University Hip-Hop. Back in 2012, the group was first meeting in classrooms to discuss hip-hop. Now, two years later, the group has grown into a force on campus with more events and a second mixtape on the way. Chances are that if you’ve been walking past the […]

Warren Dining sandwich station king rules rap game

John Howard-Devoe. Simply by name, you may not recognize him. But perhaps his alter ego, “John the Sandwich Guy,” rings a bell. You know, the one who loves tweeting about Warren’s cranberry chicken salad special? Yeah, that guy! But Howard-Devoe makes more than just sandwiches for the Boston University masses at Warren Towers’ dining hall. […]