Eminem’s Governors Ball performance was noticeably less exciting than some of the other ones of the night, but Eminem added a spark to the set whenever he performed some of his older classics much to the crowd’s enthusiasm, and he seemed to perform more passionately whenever the crowd was more engaged.
Travis Scott’s Governors Ball performance not only captivated his fans, but seized them with a fervor that was palpable from the moment that Scott took to the stage until the very end of his performance.
Post Malone’s performance was a set of dichotomies—between swagger and hesitancy, apologeticness and disclaimers. Through these juxtapositions, Post Malone performed passionately, gleefully, and above all, vulnerably.
Despite the heavy nature of his rock music, White was able to present his work often in a fun, almost light manner as he made sound effects into his microphone and played with a tangible passion and zest for the duration of his show.
In a world of celebrity copycat beats and autotune, it often feels like artists are growing more and more detached from their work. In my 19 years of life I have attended many concerts, but none stood out to me like Born Ruffians’ did at the Sinclair on March 23.
The premise of the show is heavy and immediately intriguing, and succeeds in generating quick interest. However, the absence of gravity in the show’s plot raises doubts as to whether or not the show’s creators are able to do justice to its sensitive nature.
In his new podcast “Endless Thread,” host Ben Brock Johnson of WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, dives into the vast expanse that is Reddit and picks out some of its hidden gems. With producer Amory Sivertson, Johnson tells the public some of the entertaining stories that inhabit random corners deep within the bowels of Reddit. The stories chosen by this duo are wildly unique, surprising, and often touch upon issues deeper than one might initially think.