Album Review: ‘Leo Rising’

[NOTE: This article was originally posted on Her Campus Emerson on October 14, 2016.]

The concept album remains an art form. It is tough to create a body of 10 to 14 unrelated songs to go on an album. When artists actually put effort into creating a set of songs that connect, the result can either succeed or fail. In Karmin’s case, with their new album Leo Rising, released on September 9th, they were successful.

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Concert Review: Marianas Trench at the House of Blues

[NOTE: This article was originally posted on Her Campus Emerson on February 18, 2016.]

On Tuesday, February 2 I saw Vancouver-based band Marianas Trench at the House of Blues in Boston.

Ever since Tuesday, February 2 I have not been able to concentrate on school, work, friends or family.I have, however, been able to concentrate on Josh Ramsay, the 6’2” and incredibly sassy frontman of the band. Ask anyone I know. I have not been able to complete one sentence without dropping his name into it.

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