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AC Voice Appreciates: The Western Massachusetts Music Scene

(Siraj Sindhu)— I feel a pang of sadness and regret whenever I check the tour schedules of one of my favorite bands and find that they’re performing in Boston, New … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

AC Voice Appreciates: Arms Music Center’s Practice Rooms

(Eunnie Lee)– When I first stepped into Arms to “audition” for the orchestra and hopefully drop off Boris (my bassoon) in his locker, I wasn’t really sure what to expect … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Taylor Swift’s New Romantics

(Gina Faldetta)– The first feminist critique of pop culture that I can remember reading was an article in Bitch Magazine about Taylor Swift and the Madonna-whore dichotomy. At that time, … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · 3 Comments

Performances of Masculinity in Mutual Benefit & Wild Beasts

(Siraj Sindhu)– The Mutual Benefit and Wild Beasts’ show in Cambridge in mid-July featured a seemingly unlikely combination that worked surprisingly well together. These two bands have very different musical … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 3 Comments

Riot Grrrl Activism

(Liya Rechtman)– “I DON’T GIVE A DAMN ABOUT MY BAD REPUTATION!” I screamed, mostly to myself, to the annoyance of my neighbors on my first few days of my sophomore … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Can You Really Be a Man in Hip-Hop?

(Sharline Dominguez)– When rapper 50 Cent first blew up in the hip hop scene with hit singles like “In Da Club” and “Many Men” in 2003, his lyrics were mainly concerned with … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Put Your Mental Health First

(Lola Fadulu)– Ironically, I returned to campus after Thanksgiving Break even more stressed out than I was when I left. On Sunday around midnight, I found myself pacing around anxiously in … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 7 Comments
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