Tag: Rock music

CPB hosts Open Mic Night

Photo by Esther Gonzales As the lights dimmed, the center stage of Padovano Commons illuminated with bright neon purple and blue lights. Students buzzed with excitement, eager to support their friends and listen to new performers, as they took their seats at the leather couches or tables placed around the […]

Tool’s new album has underwhelming moments

Photo courtesy of Deep Schismic, Flickr After 13 years of no new releases, the waiting has finally come to an end, as Los Angeles-based alternative/progressive metal band Tool released their latest album "Fear Inoculum" on Aug. 30th. Unfortunately, with this album, Tool has put out their weakest effort to date, […]

Final TNL hosts Jake Ewald and Slaughter Beach, Dog

Photo by Kim Bongard Slaughter Beach, Dog performed a solo acoustic set at the College Programming Board’s recent installment of Tuesday Night Live. The solo performer, Jake Ewald, is known among the indie rock community for his past work with the band Modern Baseball. Student acts such as Peach Creek, […]

Cage the Elephant’s new album deals with loss

Photo courtesy of DeShaun Craddock, Flickr Grammy-award winning Cage the Elephant released their fifth studio album “Social Cues” on April 19, following a tumultuous time in the life of frontman Matt Shultz. The singer went through a divorce and lost two friends to suicide, and instead of becoming consumed in […]

The Maine’s seventh album is a lyrical masterpiece

Photo courtesy of Toria, Flickr The Maine’s seventh album, “You Are OK,” showed up this past week with just as much excitement as their previous six. Fans can be content to know that each song was well worth the wait, with no let downs in sight. The album was previewed […]

The 1975’s new album introduces complex lyrics

Photo courtesy of Begona, Wikipedia English alternative synthetic pop band The 1975’s third studio album, “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships,” was released last Friday, Nov. 30. This album is the band’s first self-produced work, and it features fifteen songs after a two year hiatus. It is clear that this […]

Jack White moves into experimental rock in solo album

Photo courtesy of Teresa Sedo, Wikipedia Legendary rocker and indie visionary Jack White released a third solo album titled “Boarding House Reach” that blends rock with hip-hop, blues and spoken word for a unique alternative sound. Up until this record, most of White’s solo releases didn’t stray too far from […]

Les Paul’s band member hosts student workshop

Photo courtesy of Pxhere As part of Ramapo's Les Paul Festival, Australian bassist Nicki Parrott led a student workshop in the Berrie Center last Tuesday night. Parrott showcased her talents on an acoustic upright bass and shared her personal experiences about working with revolutionary inventor and musician Les Paul. Parrott […]