The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Local Natives break out of ‘indie’ box

Reid Engwall

March 30, 2011

The “indie” music genre isn’t characterized by any specific type of music, like rap, rock, or pop. Instead, it’s more indicative of how a group chooses to make its music, using smaller record labels rather than the larger...

15 Best Songs of 2010

Matt Busekroos

December 22, 2010

Mainstream music in 2010 felt like one bad teenage dream from an unlikely collaboration between Justin Bieber to Ludacris to the abomination of Ke$ha, who thrust her way into the pop culture lexicon. With some minor setbacks,...

Get to know rough-and-tough Black Keys

Reid Engwall

October 12, 2010

There’s something to be said for a band that works hard, doesn’t compromise and still makes it. In the generation of overnight MySpace successes and one-hit wonders, a band that drove to its own gigs in a minivan deserves...