Music

Nancy Love: The Blast Interview

Nancy Love has loved to sing since she was a child. Now, the Canadian pop artist has launched a musical career and hopes to bring her upbeat pop music to audiences around the world. Blast chatted with the young...

Going Commando with NKOTB

Last week saw the TD Garden hosting back-to-back 90s throwback nights, with New Kids on the Block and special guests Nelly and TLC. If you’d like to revisit the scene, picture thousands of 30-something women sc...

Róisín Murphy and the Element of Surprise

Róisín Murphy revels in being unpredictable. Her twenty-year career has been largely directed by her own instincts, resulting in a catalogue that is both innovative and seemingly effortless. Murphy’s first v...

Andrew Tufano: The Blast Interview

  “I’m tired of this every-man-for-himself mentality,” musician Andrew Tufano, 20, declares in his song “Every Man For Himself” off of his new record "Fireworks in Autumn". As tired as Tufano may be of ...

Cupid: The Blast Interview

Bryson Bernard, better known as R&B singer Cupid, had a hit single with 2007's "Cupid Shuffle," which gained recognition as a popular dance tune. Now on tour, he continues to bring his feel-good energy to e...

Empires Come to Brighton

Running up on stage just in time, Sean Van Vleet of Empires jumps into the first song of the band’s most recent, Orphan.“Silverfire” grabs the attention of some patrons previously occupied by the pool tables in...

Empires: High Energy, Fine-tuned

The best way to examine the talent of Empires is to discuss their growth in both sound and process. This group has been building their success steadily over the past few years, and now, a few months after the r...

Blast is Looking for Editors

Do you love entertainment, writing and news? Have you ever dreamed of being an editor at a published magazine? Now is your chance to get involved! Blast Magazine is looking for editors. We have two open positio...

How Girl Crush Proved Me Wrong About Art

When Blast Magazine asked me to interview pop singer Girl Crush, my initial reaction was one of aloof confusion. At first glance, Girl Crush seemed to epitomize the exact opposite of what I considered to be “go...

Coachella Mama

Coachella Mama How To... The flight to Palm Springs was easy, the sun is gorgeous and we are totally walking in the Coachella Valley grasses, passing through the vendors, nodding absent mindedly to the b...

The Ting Tings Come to Boston

British duo The Ting Tings are bringing their dance-friendly tunes to Boston in support of their latest album, Super Critical. The Ting Tings, made up of Katie White and Jules De Martino, got their start in ...

Rock Bassist Andy Fraser Dead at 62

The music world lost an icon when rock bassist Andy Fraser passed away on March 16 at the age of 62. Fraser, a native of London, was born with a wealth of musical talent. He began training in piano classically ...