If you haven’t heard of “The Moon Song” yet, you’ve got some catching up to do. Originally, it is sung by Karen O, the lead singer of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The Oscar nominated song first appeared in Her, a film by Spike Jonze. Just days ago, the song was remastered with the voice of […]

A Vampire Weekend, Indeed

A sea of sweaty bodies surrounds me as I wait patiently for Vampire Weekend to make their entrance onto the blue stage at Boston Calling. The law school student behind me claims this will be the best show in the history of music. The slow buzz created by the crowd turns into yelps of joy […]

Issues with acoustics, size plague festival

When I first heard of Boston Calling last spring, I was ecstatic that Boston was finally joining the ranks—or jumping the bandwagon—of major cities with music festivals. It seemed like every other city had at least one music festival—Lollapalooza and Pitchfork in Chicago, Governor’s Ball and Electric Zoo in New York, and SXSW in Austin—and, […]

When you’re not enjoying one of our amazingly free LIVE events, you should be hitting up the legendary venues within your reach right off of the Charles River Campus.  Here are some of the shows I’m looking forward to this semester with a few tracks by some of the artists below. There are tons of […]

I know, I know; you’re stressed. You had four papers due this week and eleven midterms and sixty-two chemistry problem sets and then your car caught on fire and you broke your leg after you tripped over your shoelaces (even though you were wearing flip-flops), and life just sucks. But given the option, which would you […]

[tweetmeme source= “bucentral” only_single=false] We’re only a week into the spring semester and already the classwork is piling up. Am I right or am I right? Times like these require frequent study breaks, and a perfectly acceptable use of that time is to scope out the Internet in search of new music…or you could just […]