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Ithacappella Takes the Stage

  Friday night on April 20th, the State Theatre at downtown Ithaca was sold out because Ithacapella owned the stage, and anybody who made it to the arena in time witnessed a truly fantastic show.  While a show brought by Ithacappella is certainly never a disappointment, that night, this group seemed to be on another … Continue reading

Anime: The Booming Industry

As the entertainment industry fights to keep certain forms of media alive, such as newspaper and magazine publications, the anime industry appears to be growing. The Japanese style of animation has steadily been gaining popularity as many shows have been featured on major channels such as Cartoon Network and G4 as well as streaming media … Continue reading

Tupac Resurrected

          At the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg proved that the Tupac Shakur being alive conspiracy theory is true. Well, not exactly.         A lifelike hologram of Tupac Shakur materialized on stage at this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival … Continue reading

MLS All-Stars continue to face top European clubs

If you’re a soccer fan in the tri-state area, mark your calendar for July 25th. That’s when EPL powerhouse Chelsea visits Philadelphia to take on the 2012 MLS All Stars at PPL Park. The announcement was made during a press conference on April 11th in Chester, PA. PPL Park was awarded the 2012 MLS All … Continue reading

It’s Gonna Be Groovy at The Soundlab

ScHoolboy Q and Ab Soul, half of the Black Hippy movement, will be performing at The Soundlab in Buffalo on May 6th as a part of the Groovy Tour. The Soundlab at 110 Pearl Street in Buffalo are bringing in ScHoolboy and Ab to perform in front of 100 or so concertgoers, in an intimate … Continue reading

Chili Cook Off 2012

      The District of Columbia is holding it’s annual concert, Chili Cook Off, this saturday, May 12th. The concert is sponsored by D.C.’s number one alternative music station, DC 101.    Well, what is Chili Cook off? The festival itself has two parts. The first being, what the event’s name suggests, a chili cooking competition. Chefs, … Continue reading

Turntable.fm – online news story

Turntable.fm in with the Big Guys After months of running Turntable.fm with no contracts, major record labels are finally signing contracts to license the site for playing rights. Turntable.fm was introduced to the public with a big bang—music aficionados took it in faster than almost any other music-hosting site. Initial fears of the site not … Continue reading

IC Band The Yips Have Big Plans

While they may be new to the Ithaca music scene, Ithaca College’s The Yips are far from new to music. Formed this past semester, this group of four students composed of Sophomores Will Gelder, Jack Simons, and Sam Bandes, and Junior Michael ‘Izzy’ Isabella, is anything but ordinary. All hailing from New York, this band … Continue reading

FLAME The Band Visits Ithaca College

Special Olympics is spreading it’s message of acceptance and courage right here at Ithaca College, in Ithaca, NY. Members of the Student Volunteers Club for Special Olympics are advertising a concert whose proceeds will go to the local Special Olympics of Ithaca, NY. In partnership with the pledge of r-word.org: “Spread The Word To End The … Continue reading

Austin Scharfstein’s Dirty bird Article

  Dirty Bird , is an up and coming indie rock band with big plans for the summer.  On the heels of a gig opening for British rapper/singer/songwriter Jay Sean that had the audience dancing and singing along minutes into their first song, the band is looking to tour, expand, and regroup.   The group’s core … Continue reading

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