Anjali Nair (LA'17) was an Arts Editor at The Tufts Daily.

Gwen Stefani releases heartbreaking one-shot music video for ‘Used To Love You’

Gwen Stefani has become a household name in the last decade — first because of her string of hits with the angsty pop band No Doubt and then for her acclaimed solo career, which won her numerous accolades. From “Don’t Speak” (1996) to “Hollaback Girl” (2004) to “The Sweet Escape” (2006), Stefani’s music is “no doubt” infectious and […]

The Daily Arts section joins Cymbal

If you’re one of the tech-savvy folks who have been keeping up with the latest trends in social media, you’ve probably heard of Cymbal, an up-and-coming music discovery app created by former Tufts students Gabriel Jacobs (A’15), Amadou Crookes (A’15) and Mario Gomez-Hall (A’15). Often referred to as Instagram for music, the app lets users share […]

The Dead Weather’s ‘Dodge and Burn’ radiates raw intensity

Jack White is like the music world’s Casanova. From the White Stripes to The Raconteurs to his “Lazeretto” days, the man can’t seem to pick a band to commit to, yet he passionately sees through every musical endeavor he takes on. A steady figure in the industry since the ’90s, White has collaborated with such […]

Rachel Sheldon delves into theater community at Tufts

Junior Rachel Sheldon may be double majoring in history and psychology, but outside of class, much of her time is devoted to the arts. She has been a member of Pen, Paint & Pretzels (3Ps) — Tufts’ umbrella theater organization — and Torn Ticket II since her first year at Tufts. Sheldon started out as a […]

Scottish folk legend Archie Fisher to play in Somerville, promoting new album

Unbeknownst to most local college students and non-oldie-lovers, a Scottish folk legend, Archie Fisher, will be making an appearance in Somerville tonight (Oct. 7) at the nearby Burren. While the youth of this generation have probably never heard Fisher’s name, it turns out that he’s actually a pretty big deal across the pond. An important figure […]

Know Tomorrow music festival to bring artists, speakers, students together for day of climate action

It’s no surprise that students on American college campuses have been working for years — if not decades — to enact more climate friendly policies on their campuses, in their states and across the country. Though these efforts are usually done independently of one other, on Oct. 2, students nationwide will come together to rally for climate […]

Ninth season of ‘Doctor Who’ off to strong start with ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’

In classic “Doctor Who” (2005-present) fashion, the ninth season premiere of the BBC’s long-running sci-fi series has left viewers on the edge of their seats. Written by show runner Steven Moffat, the episode, entitled “The Magician’s Apprentice,” aired on Sept. 19. In contrast to previous season premieres, this one featured minimal introductory fluff, opting instead to […]

With new hotline, Speedy Ortiz attempts to make concerts safer for fans

Northampton-based noise rock band Speedy Ortiz has slowly been creeping up from the Massachusetts underground scene to a more mainstream audience over the past couple of years. So far in 2015, they’ve been named Best of Boston’s band of the year, released their new album “Foil Deer” in April and recently performed on a cruise ship on the Charles River. Admirably, they are not […]

Bridget Kearney and Benjamin Lazar Davis to release EP recorded in Ghana

Bridget Kearney and Benjamin Lazar Davis first met as students at the New England Conservatory when Davis knocked on the door of a practice room in search of new musical collaborators. Since then, the two have toured the country with indie-pop band Cuddle Magic, performed as showcasing artists at SXSW and recorded an EP together, […]

Canadian author Lynn Crosbie to release fictional story based on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain

Recently, ’90s grunge giants Nirvana have been placed, once again, at the forefront of news media world-wide. Though it’s been 21 years since Kurt Cobain tragically committed suicide, hordes of fans old and new still ache to know every minute detail about the late frontman. The multitude of conspiracy theories, exhaustive biographies and fanfictions don’t ever […]