Concert Reviews

Concert Review: Bahamas

March 24, 2015
By
Concert Review: Bahamas

By: Rachel Asbel “Oh yeah, I’m gonna give it to you,” said the tall Canadian, Afie Jurvanen, provoking giggles from the crowd. “And by give it to you, I mean play some slow, quiet songs,” he clarified, enticing further laughter. The audience knew what they were getting themselves into. The Bahamas show at Club...

Read more »

Review: Lil B visits CMU for Third Lecture

February 28, 2015
By

By: Max Harlynking “And that brings me to quote number two-” The crowd of students sat forward in their seats, eagerly awaiting each syllable. “Goals.” A pause. “Dedication.” Pure silence. “And meditation.” Rapper and guest speaker Lil B stepped back from the microphone, his wisdom filling the heads of Carnegie Mellon students and faculty...

Read more »

Concert Review: Rachel B. + Lyndsey Smith and the Soul Distribution

January 12, 2015
By

Club Cafe was unsurprisingly packed on Thursday January 8th for the R&B/Soul show put on by the sultry singer Rachel B., followed by a raucous performance by Lyndsey Smith and the Soul Distribution. Rachel B released her debut EP “I’m the Boss” in 2014 and subsequently headlined a 10-city cross county tour. The Berklee...

Read more »

Concert Review: Modern Baseball

December 31, 2014
By
Concert Review: Modern Baseball

By: Jeremy Wheeler I have a lot of conflicting feelings about the emo and pop-punk revival happening right now. Writing it off as juvenile is itself juvenile, hearkening back to high school declarations of what is and isn’t “real” music. Pop-punk’s subject matter can be overly self-pitying, but doesn’t everyone feel that way sometimes?...

Read more »

Concert Review: This Town Needs Guns

December 31, 2014
By
Concert Review: This Town Needs Guns

On Monday, I woke up from my post-class nap and walked over to Garfield Artworks to see TTNG. It’s a good thing the music was good because everything else was pretty disappointing. After finding my way across Penn Ave (which is somehow still under construction), I walked into the venue. You may have heard...

Read more »