Conor Oberst Releases Full-Length “Ruminations”

Conor Oberst Ruminations Nonesuch Records • October 14th, 2016 By: Michael Smith “Lit-ness” Test*: *Out of 5 In the winter of 2015, Conor Oberst returned alone to his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, after living in New York City for ten years. There, alone with a piano, harmonica, and acoustic guitar, he penned and recorded an album […]

Vulfpeck Releases Full-Length “The Beautiful Game”

Vulfpeck The Beautiful Game Vulf Records • October 17th, 2016 By: Spencer LaChance “Lit-ness” Test*: *Out of 5 The Beautiful Game is the second studio album from contemporary funk band, Vulfpeck, composed of Jack Stratton (keyboards, drums, guitar), Theo Katzman (guitar, drums), Woody Goss (keyboards), and Joe Dart (bass). The four members attended University of Michigan’s music […]


Happy Halloween, Huskies! We’ve got some spooky (not really) tunez for you to add to your playlists this week. Stay tuned for some #lit show and album reviews coming at you this week! “Man On the Moon” – Zella Day “At only 21 years old, Zella Day has already had major success with her debut […]

Eden @ The Sinclair

Eden October 11th, 2016 at The Sinclair By: Jakob Farnham and Elizabeth Pratusevich Solo artist Eden visited The Sinclair in Cambridge on October 11th as part of his Futurebound tour supporting his first full-length album, I Think You Think Too Much of Me. The Irish artist was accompanied by special guest Elohim, a mysterious electronic guru […]

Crystal Castles @ The Sinclair

Crystal Castles October 9th, 2016 at The Sinclair By: Parker Brown Forgive me, retinas, for I have sinned. Had I known that Crystal Castles would turn The Sinclair into a veritable unholy church of strobe lights and electronic music, I would have better prepared myself. But due to a lack of foresight, I am left […]

Nick Waterhouse @ The Sinclair

Nick Waterhouse with Hearing Things October 10th, 2016 at The Sinclair By: Nicole Piker Nick Waterhouse brought his old R&B funk to the stage of the Sinclair in Boston on Columbus Day. There is something thrilling about seeing an artist live who can come on stage wearing a dark suit and jacket with dark rimmed […]

Q&A with The Smith Street Band

  The Smith Street Band frontman Wil Wagner talks about touring, friendships, and why you might want to get off of Facebook for a while. Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with Wil Wagner of The Smith Street Band. The Australian pop-punk band has been touring on and off all over the […]

Warpaint @ Paradise Rock Club

Warpaint October 6th, 2016 at Paradise Rock Club By: Caroline Smith Having gone to shows the past three nights, I was exhausted when I arrived at the Paradise Rock Club to see Warpaint on October 6th. I normally want to be there right when the doors open to settle in and find a good spot, […]

Kings of Leon Release Full Length “WALLS (We Are Like Love Songs)”

Kings of Leon – “WALLS” Released on October 14th, 2016 “Lit-ness” Test*: *Out of 5   When I hear the name “Kings of Leon,” the first thing that comes to mind is their unexpected blowout in 2011 when frontman Caleb Followill walked off stage, heavily intoxicated and unable to finish their set at Dallas’s Gexa […]

Joyce Manor Releases Full-Length ‘Cody’

“Cody” – Joyce Manor Released on October 7th, 2016 “Lit-ness” Test*: *Out of 5 Joyce Manor, a band who has been gaining significant traction in the punk and emo genre, has returned with an emotional new album that demonstrates a maturation of the band’s sound in the last few years. Following the release of Never […]

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