Author Archives: DAVID MANDAGLIO

About DAVID MANDAGLIO

Dave is an intern from Fitchburg State University. He has a love for local music, Pokemon, and British television. Born and raised on the Jersey shore, Dave is out to prove there is more to the garden state than bad smells and fake tans.
Music 

BAD RABBITS: AMERICAN LOVE

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The album is strong, perfectly mixing R&B lyrics, Sly Stone-type vocals, and super funky instrumentals. Continue reading

Music 

INTERVIEW: TALL HEIGHTS

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“When we did our Lizard Lounge residency in the fall, the room was so quiet for our encore that the entire sold-out crowd heard someone’s tiny little squeak of a fart and we had to stop the show ’cause we all started laughing.” Continue reading

Arts 

DIG THIS: 400 LOCAL ARTISTS @ SOMERVILLE OPEN STUDIOS

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Don’t let your hatred for walking deter you from taking part in the nation’s second largest one-weekend open studios event. Continue reading

Music 

KEVIN HAUGH: STRAIGHT IN

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The Boston-born 64-year-old Vietnam vet learned to play guitar while in prison, serving time since 1995 for robbing banks. Continue reading

Music 

HELLA NEWSWORTHY: NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL REUNITE FOR TOUR

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It took 15 years, but the indie rockers Neutral Milk Hotel are going on tour once again. Continue reading

Music 

HELLA NEWSWORTHY: VUDU SISTER’S NEW ALBUM

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“I think the music retains enough raw power, sonically, to keep it engaging and lively instead of giving to the vulnerable, lulling effect that sad, morose songs often have.” Continue reading

Arts LULZ 

DIG THIS: AZIZ ANSARI BENEFIT SHOW @ THE WILBUR THEATRE

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Everything Aziz does is pure comedy gold. And you have a chance to see that gold, and feel great about where your money is going. Continue reading

LULZ News 

IN THE TUBES: FCC IS OK WITH ORTIZ’S PASSION

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While this was surprising and unexpected to the countless fans (including kids) at the ballpark and at home, what may have shocked people even more was that the FCC was actually cool with it. Continue reading

Music 

INTERVIEW: MATT JATKOLA OF THE BYNARS

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“There are a few f-bombs on the new album. The songs have a little more anger to them; a little attitude.” Continue reading