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808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 6

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 6

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

April 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Podcasts, Showcase

"If you're listening to J.Cole everyday, something is wrong with you."

UMass wins Tinder #SwipeOff challenge, free Cardi B concert

UMass wins Tinder #SwipeOff challenge, free Cardi B concert

Cameron Merritt, Travel Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life

After nearly a month of rigorous right swiping on their Tinder accounts, students at the UMass Amherst have earned their chance to party with Cardi.

The Weeknd’s ‘My Dear Melancholy’ — Heartbreak never sounded so good

The Weeknd’s ‘My Dear Melancholy’ — Heartbreak never sounded so good

Trevor Wilson, Contributor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Toronto-bred superstar returns to his roots with a cold, dark and emotional project that will leave listeners reflecting on their own romantic endeavors.

Free Cardi B concert still a possibility for UMass right-swipers

Free Cardi B concert still a possibility for UMass right-swipers

Jack Hamm, Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life

Get on the Tinder finger treadmill, UMass Amherst, because enough right swipes could bring the colorful Cardi B to campus for a free concert April 25.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

April 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies, Uncategorized

With so much going on in music, movies and television on a day to day basis, it’s easy to miss a few things. That’s why we're here.

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 4 (featuring Dezmond)

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 4 (featuring Dezmond)

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

April 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Podcasts

“If you’re putting strawberries on pizza ... that’s a sociopath.”

Local talent: Going cuckoo for Cuckoo Baby

Local talent: Going cuckoo for Cuckoo Baby

Jonathan Kermah, Assistant Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

The local pop band will be competing in UMass Got Talent this Friday, with a chance to be the opening act of this year's Spring Concert.

XXXTentacion leaves no one questioning his versatility on “?”

XXXTentacion leaves no one questioning his versatility on “?”

Jack Hamm, Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Billboard No. 1 packages XXXTENTACION's rage, lust and pain in a variety of unpredictable sub genres

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

March 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies

With so much going on in music, movies and television on a day to day basis, it’s easy to miss a few things. That’s why we're here.

Lil Yachty: “Lil Boat 2” review — A dark squeal from one of hip-hop’s most vibrant figures

Lil Yachty: “Lil Boat 2” review — A dark squeal from one of hip-hop’s most vibrant figures

Jonathan Kermah, Assistant Entertainment Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

While Yachty’s performance is slightly underwhelming, the spacey trap instrumentals give the project a better sense of direction sonically.

Logic: “Bobby Tarantino II” — ambitious, light-hearted, fun but flawed

Logic: “Bobby Tarantino II” — ambitious, light-hearted, fun but flawed

Trevor Wilson, Contributor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Despite its shortcomings, each track on Logic's latest album is unique in its own right and will have listeners nodding their heads from start to finish.

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