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The Ramones’ self-titled 1976 album to be reissued this summer!

In 1976, The Ramones released their self-titled first album. Although the record was not a success at first, it “became the founding document of punk rock.”     On the occasion of the album’s 40th anniversary, Rhino Records is reissuing an expanded album this summer! In addition, there will be an […]

David Wax Museum @ Columbus Theatre this Saturday!

David Wax Museum blends American and Mexican folk music to create a sound unlike any other. The New York Times describes their style as “lonesome Appalachian harmonies over mariachi horn lines and rhythms.” The band will be performing at the Columbus Theatre in Providence, RI this Saturday. columbustheatre.com  

Nicki Minaj speaks out for black women in pop music

Nicki Minaj made a splash on Twitter when she tweeted:  With this tweet she implied that because she was a black woman, and because her video celebrated black women, it did not get nominated for best video of the year. Taylor Swift thought this was a personal jab, because she herself had been […]

What’s worth $45 Million…?

The Stradivari ‘MacDonald’ Viola!!     One of only 10 surviving Stradivari violas, the ‘MacDonald’ is valued at $45 million. The viola went up for auction at Sotheby’s this spring, but bidders failed to meet the asking price. If it had sold, it would have surpassed the current auction record […]