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Concert Review: Interpol

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: Interpol

Formed in 1997, New-York-based band Interpol has been releasing records since 2002. The band has been headlining festivals and sporadically releasing records for more than a decade, maintaining their loyal fan-base, and in the process becoming legendary musicians. Interpol turned heads immediately upon their 2002 release, Turn on the Bright Lights, aggressively shoving Paul Banks […]

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Concert Review: tUnE-yArDs

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: tUnE-yArDs

On Monday, October 20th, Promowest and CD102.5FM welcomed the wildly cultured, eccentric and inspiring five-piece to the Newport Music Hall. tUnE-yArDs broke through the heavily saturated music market, and shocked listeners with single, “Bizness” off of their 2013 release, w h o k i l l. Those gutsy enough to listen to the newly introduced group were […]

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Concert Review: The Airborne Toxic Event

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: The Airborne Toxic Event

Sometime ago, way back in early 2011, I remember declaring on my Facebook page that Airborne Toxic Event were going to be a hugely famous band that will concur the world and everyone should go listen to them immediately. Fast-forward to Tuesday night and it hasn’t quite happened as I thought it would for the […]

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Concert Review: Jimmy Eat World

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: Jimmy Eat World

It’s fairly easy to brush aside Jimmy Eat World, write them off as one hit wonders (even though they’ve had quite a few hits), question their relevance in today’s musical landscape, or simple forget they even exist. However, put them in front of an all-ages college crowd that made me feel ancient and Jimmy Eat […]

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Concert Review: Delta Spirit

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: Delta Spirit

Last Friday, CD102.5FM and Promowest presented the best rock show I’ve seen in ages. It was an evening overwhelmed with emotion, rock ‘n roll and an abundance of energy. A show that didn’t cease to lose the attention of the audience for merely a second, Delta Spirit illuminated excessive amounts of charisma and undeniable talent […]

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Concert Review: Mutual Benefit

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: Mutual Benefit

You know that ending scene from How the Grinch Stole Christmas, where the Grinch realizes love does exist, after making the Who’s of Whoville experience such heartache? Mutual Benefit’s Love Crushing Diamond could’ve made the Grinch realize this far before he ruined Christmas. The band’s 2013 release is equipped with emotional guidance and support. It’s a polite dose of medicine to […]

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Independents’ Day Returns to Celebrate Local Music and More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Independents’ Day Returns to Celebrate Local Music and More

If you’re a fan of local music, then get ready to get your fill this weekend at the annual Independents’ Day celebration. This year marks the first time the event will be held in Franklinton, though the format will be familiar for those who enjoyed the party on Gay Street in the past. Six indoor […]

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