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We can’t bear how Wild Cub’s debut album claws its way into our hearts

In the past year or so, pop music has been overwhelmed with vivacious electronic components and unwavering cheer. Call it a necessary break from the mundane cycle of painful, mind-numbing ballads. Call it whatever you want. After a while, it gets to be too much. Maybe that’s why I was so hesitant to praise Wild […]

From garage band to the Grammys: Inside music’s biggest night

There’s a reason that the Grammys are second only to the Academy Awards in the pecking order of anticipated awards ceremonies: the Grammys are a show. Despite some tedium from prestigious artists like Metallica and the surviving members of the Beatles, Sunday’s Grammy Awards telecast lived up to its pedigree as the most fun one […]

BU Hip-Hop hails as a rapper’s paradise

In little more than two short years, one particularly ambitious Boston University club has seen its membership and online following grow to over 450 ‘likes’. Now, after months of event organization and recording, BU Hip-Hop has positioned itself to take BU’s campus by storm. Formed in 2011 by Guillermo Antonini, a 2013 School of Hospitality […]

BU Hip-Hop releases mixtape ‘The Ill Rhettoric’ with boisterous clarity, throws listening party

Room 906 of the Photonics Center filled up surprisingly quickly this past Friday. Boston University Hip-Hop is popular, but the large turnout for something as simple as a listening party is unusual. Despite the gathering crowd, the buzz in the room was awkward, nervous. “People, especially newcomers, are really unsure about it,” said BUHH President Blair […]

MUSE Clues: What to look for in 2014

Biblical blockbusters and cosmic casts By Max Cohen Looking back, 2013 was a good year for movies. But if 2013 was a cocooned caterpillar of a year for film, then 2014 is the majestic butterfly finally emerged from its year-long slumber. Though the potential crop of great movies is staggering, the following are the ones […]