Topic: Music

Indie-rock artist Sophie Allison, also known as “Soccer Mommy,”  released her first proper album  “Clean” March 2. Though the album exudes indie energy, Allison names artists Taylor Swift and Avril Lavigne among her greatest influences.

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‘Soccer Mommy’ charts sentimentality without cliche

April 2, 2018 0 comments

Skeptics who have yet to listen to the music of indie-rock princess “Soccer Mommy,” the alias of 20-year-old New York University dropout Sophie Allison, might scoff when told the tracks of the facetiously named artist are landing on the “chill” playlists of culturally astute stoner teens everywhere.

Anderson .Paak, NAO to headline Spring Weekend

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Anderson .Paak, NAO to headline Spring Weekend

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Anticipation hung palpably in 50 Exchange Terrace’s Narragansett-soaked Stout Irish Sports Pub Tuesday night as students awaited the announcement of the 2018 Spring Weekend lineup.

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Panel examines Gershwin’s problematic legacy, musical influence

February 8, 2018 0 comments

Members of the Providence community flocked to the Nightingale-Brown House Tuesday for a discussion about the work and complex legacy of American composer George Gershwin.

Los Habaneros, a Cuban dance-fusion band directed by singer Gerardo Contino (center), dedicated their set to their country, while specifically paying homage to Havana, the home city of some of the members, and New York, their current base.

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Los Habaneros enchant Granoff with Cuban-inspired music

February 6, 2018 0 comments

The Cuban dance fusion band Los Habaneros enraptured audience members in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ Martinos Auditorium with a performance inspired by a mixture of genres, including salsa and jazz, last Thursday.

The Orwig Music Building hosted the Brown Arts Initiative event last week. Students had the opportunity to hear from composer Kate Soper.

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‘Music Now’ Forum presents guest Kate Soper

January 29, 2018 0 comments

Students passionate about composition listened eagerly as performer and composer Kate Soper discussed her experiences in the world of music last Wednesday.

U. hosts performance of ‘Audiovision: Stockhausen’s Hymnen’

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U. hosts performance of ‘Audiovision: Stockhausen’s Hymnen’

October 31, 2017 0 comments

The Granoff Center’s Martinos Auditorium filled with sound Monday.

Tymoczko discusses connection between math, music

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Tymoczko discusses connection between math, music

October 18, 2017 0 comments

Dmitri Tymoczko, professor of music at Princeton, analyzed the connection between math and music Tuesday in a lecture.

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DIASPØRA spreads reach to city venues

October 17, 2017 0 comments

An ineffably talented posse is sweeping the University’s and Providence’s rap arenas.

Last Thursday, the ensemble Pa’lo Monte  performed an hour and a half long concert in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts. The concert included guitar, saxophone and keyboard.

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CLACS, music department host Pa’lo Monte workshop, concert

October 17, 2017 0 comments

The nippy air last Thursday night marked the arrival of autumn in Providence.

Poetry, music night explores themes of immigration, queerness

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Poetry, music night explores themes of immigration, queerness

October 16, 2017 0 comments

As Assistant Professor of Music Wang Lu’s composition trickles into the 200-seat Martinos auditorium, the space becomes intimate and personal.