WHRB visited the 2019 Boston Art Book Fair Preview Party to take a peek at this year’s wonderful offerings. Set to an eclectic DJ set (Dilla & Talking Heads in the same night?) by DJ 7L, we saw some of the best in bookmaking for this year. Here are some of our highlights! Read More >
On Tuesday, November 12th, Luke Kolar spoke with Martina Car, also known as Lola’s Ghost, a new alternative pop artist whose ballads incorporate digitalized synths, hypnotizing piano, and cryptic lyrics. Her newest record, All the Fears, was released last June, but it remains a hidden gem of the behemoth modern streaming services. Kolar and Car delved into the album’s creation and mysteries over the course of the interview, as well as the origin of Lola’s Ghost herself. Read More >
Harvard student Audrey Dilgarde sits down with her old friend, Evan Wesley, to discuss the incredible work and impact he’s catalyzed while at the helm of the Thirst Project—a nonprofit that not only exclusively tackles the water crisis but also has the honor of being the world’s leading youth water activism organization. Read More >
The air in Brighton Music Hall was filled with electricity this past Sunday night (yep, you read that right—a packed house on a Sunday!) as Greyson Chance took to the stage. Flanked on all sides by fluorescent tubes of pulsating light, the singer-songwriter captured the audience with the power of his voice. Greyson’s stage-presence, complemented by a delicate command over his body movement, a quick outfit-change, and personal vignettes, made for a truly remarkable experience. I got the chance (pun intended!) to catch up with Greyson before his show, to talk about his newest album, portraits, and his life as a child-sensation turned practiced musician. Read More >
WHRB News produces a weekly mix of eclectic interviews, analysis, and audio stories. Guests come from all corners of our world, ranging from pop culture mainstays (the Chainsmokers, Rae Sremmurd) to academics (Christof Koch, Rakesh Khurana) to those without recognizable names but with compelling stories to share (the Magister of the Church of Satan in Cambridge, runners of the Tarahumara tribe in Mexico).
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