New to me music: Real Friends

Okay. I’m a sucker for pretty much any personality quiz that pops up on any of my social media feeds. It’s actually kind of embarrassing how many times I’ve been about to go to sleep and then gotten sucked into an endless stream of Buzzfeed quizzes because I couldn’t resist a question like “Which Pixar…

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New to me music: PVRIS

One of the coolest things about attending festivals like Warped Tour is that it gives you the opportunity to discover new music you’ve never heard before. Whether it’s local bands that have won Battle of the Bands to perform on the Ernie Ball Stage or bigger bands that you’ve just never taken the time to…

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Festival Recap: Warped Tour (x2)

The first time I attended Warped Tour was in Mansfield, MA in 2010. I went with several friends and everything that could have gone wrong, did. We ended the day with several injuries, a pair of broken glasses, a water-logged cell phone, and a bag of brownies that had melted into brownie mush in the…

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Concert Recap: You Me At Six (Tonight Alive, Conditions)

When I was 19, I attended one of many Alternative Press┬átours with one of my best friends in the whole world. It was in November, in Boston, and there were five bands playing. We had only heard of two, the co-headliners, which wasn’t (and isn’t) uncommon. I often go into shows knowing nothing about the…

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