On Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in the IC3, Gliter’s energy overtook the space, with students nearly overflowing the room. Similar to an open mic, students were able to come and enjoy or perform anything they’d like on stage. Junior Dubem Okafor started Glitter in his first year at Lasell.
Lasell held its annual spring concert in de Witt Hall on April 5. The opening acts included performances by alum Swooli followed by DJ Almand, and Boston native rapper Cousin Stizz. This year’s concert was a smashing success in every possible way.
The Spartones, Lasell’s student-run a cappella group, was founded by its former president, J.R. Costello in 2014 after Costello believed there was a lack of opportunity to express a love for music within the Office of Student Activities. The group has grown and improved since the beginning and now that Costello graduated from Lasell this past spring, the position of president was handed down to senior Kara Hemenway. Continue reading “A cappella harmonizes with new leadership”→
By Krista DeJulio and Ryan Fitzgerald – Co-Editors-in-Chief
“Today is the day I follow my intuitions,” raps Kendrick Lamar on one of the opening lines of track number three of “DAMN.” his fourth studio album. Keep following them Kendrick, we’ll keep listening. Continue reading “Kendrick is “DAMN.” good”→
The second he stepped onstage of the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion amphitheater, Chance the Rapper had a stronghold on the sold out crowd eagerly waiting to hear the music sensation. Donning his signature ‘3’ baseball cap, the 23-year-old’s presence offers such a welcoming, vibrant, and positive energy that it can fill a venue as soon as he walks in. He certainly did just that on Thursday, September 29, when his Magnificent Coloring World Tour came to Boston.
After gracing the music industry with their hit single, “Pompeii,” the British indie-pop band Bastille released a new album this month titled “Wild World.” Their rich vocals, favorable beats, and creative blends of sound “Wild World” is a must listen to for the new school year.
By Sam Plumley and Krista DeJulio – 1851 Staff and Features Editor
This “café” is located at 939 Boylston Street in downtown Boston and looks nondescript when passing. But Café 939 is not actually a café. Café 939 is home to the artists of Berklee College of Music, where it houses bands that form at Berklee to perform, showcase their talent and gain recognition.