music

November 9, 2013 - 5:14pm
The interactive, multimedia concert experience will come to the Landmark Theatre Nov. 9.

Syracuse is becoming immersed in virtual reality.

November 7, 2013 - 1:46pm
Review: Chance the Rapper's performance in the Schine Underground as part of University Union's Bandersnatch Series lived up to the hype.

He said he was better than he was the last time. Hopefully, everyone was listening.

At 9:03 p.m. on Wednesday, Chance the Rapper stepped on stage. The room was dark, but his lanky 6-foot frame and unpicked afro were undeniably identifiable. When the lights rose and the beat dropped, the crowd went crazy.

November 4, 2013 - 10:35pm
The electronic music DJ will perform with Cashmere Cat on Dec. 4 as the last UU-sponsored show of the semester.

The final University Union-sponsored concert of the semester will come from the Bandersnatch Series. Hudson Mohawke and Cashmere Cat will perform at 8 p.m. on Dec. 4 in the Schine Underground. Tickets are $5 for students and staff/faculty only, and they can be purchased at the Schine Box Office.

November 3, 2013 - 1:09pm
Review: The Kronos Quartet performed Saturday in Setnor Auditorium as a part of the Belfer Audio Archive’s 50th anniversary celebration

The Grammy award-winning classical group, Kronos Quartet, played at 8 p.m. Saturday in Setnor Auditorium as a part of the Belfer Audio Archive’s 50th anniversary celebration. The group is known for its experimentation with sound, and this concert was no exception.

October 30, 2013 - 9:10pm
Review: EDM group Krewella performed at the F Shed on Tuesday, fighting against the venue's bad acoustics and playing mostly hits to a crowd of casual fans.

Krewella raved to a sold-out crowd at the F Shed on Tuesday despite having a different crowd than normal for an EDM show.

October 30, 2013 - 12:39am
The pop culture team drools over Alfonso Cuaron's latest, assesses what's going on with TV that is currently airing (or maybe not airing anymore), before talking about the newest nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

This week we tell you why Gravity was amazing. We talk about the directing, the story, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, and the vastness of space.

We then move into talking about established television shows such as How I Met Your Mother and New Girl, shows that have debuted like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and shows that have already kicked the can including We Are Men and Ironside.

We finish by going over the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and who might get in this year.

October 28, 2013 - 8:20pm
EDM superstars Krewella will perform on Oct. 29 at the F Shed as part of their Get Wet Tour.

For electronic music fans, especially those who prefer trance and dubstep, September was a very good month. Avicii’s album, True, dropped Sept. 13, followed by the deluxe edition of Clarity by Zedd on Sept. 24. But despite Zedd’s popularity, his special edition release was eclipsed by the release of Krewella’s first full-length album, Get Wet.

October 23, 2013 - 9:54pm
Jeremy Salken from Big Gigantic took some time to talk with The NewsHouse about the duo's live show, upcoming album and help with Colorado flood relief.

Since Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken joined musical forces to create Big Gigantic in 2008, they have established a reputation of high energy live performances that differ from many other electronic acts. The duo frequently combines more well-known electronic elements like laptop effects with Lalli’s saxophone and Salken’s drums. Their unique style has gained them an enthusiastic following across the United States and around the world. They are currently on tour before the release of their next studio album, due out sometime in early 2014.

August 8, 2013 - 11:19am
Review: The Texas instrumental rock band delivered an energetic performance on Tuesday to a sold-out crowd.

The Westcott Theater had two firsts on Tuesday night: performances by post-rock instrumental band Explosions in the Sky and local psychedelic rock group Black Throat Wind. The two bands performed to a sold out theater, with an audience that largely consisted of teenagers and 20-somethings.

May 8, 2013 - 2:16pm
Music connoisseur Elizabeth Kahn recounts her journey from Syracuse to her favorite place in the world: The Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif.

Saturday, April 20: Jour Deux

10 a.m: I can’t manage to sleep in any later. Damn it’s hot, but I’d rather be in dangerously high temperatures than back in Syracuse.

Things accomplished: My first shower in the campsite showers was way cleaner than expected. Although there was a VIP Shower option for $10, my camping neighbor Ana and I decided that it was worth it to just wait it out for the free showers since other girls leaving the area said it wasn’t so bad. Felt very refreshed and ready for the second day of the festivities.