The Tulane Hullabaloo

Local band Jank Setup sees pathway to fame

Elana Bush | Photography Editor

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

September 11, 2019

The Hullabaloo first covered local funk-fusion band Jank Setup in the spring of 2018. Since then, much has changed for the group. Arcade sat down with band member Ethan May who has been with the band from the start, even before it was called “Jank Setup.” It all started in 2016 when May, then a j...

Arcade’s fall concert previews


Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

September 4, 2019

Listening to live music is a great way to spend a night out in New Orleans, hearing the artists you love while exploring some of the great music venues NOLA has to offer. Arcade has compiled a guide to some of the can't-miss concerts of the fall for any music lover:  Lizzo at Fillmore New Orle...

Arcade’s favorites: Top albums of the summer


Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

August 28, 2019

  Immunity by Clairo- August 2nd, 2019 This debut album by indie dream pop artist Claire Cottrill, better known as Clairo, signifies an important shift in the career of the young musician. Previously, Clairo was known for her lo-fi bedroom pop hits. In this album, she stays true to her...

50th Fête: New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival gets better with age

Jazz Fest Crowd in 2014. Courtesy of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation, Inc.

Hannah Eichelbaum, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Jazz in New Orleans has a long and spirited history. The same can be said of the famous New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, locally simplified to “Jazz Fest.” The festival takes place over two weekends, from April 25 to April 28 and May 2 to May 5. The first annual festival took place in 197...

Death Cab for Cutie impresses audience on low-key Tuesday night

Gibbard gently leads the audience in an acoustic version of

Adelaide Basco, Art Director

April 10, 2019

If the opener, “My Brightest Diamond,” in her dyed maroon bouffant, sequined gold shirt and gold lame trench coat didn’t tip you off, maybe her exuberant dancing did — this concert was sure to be an experience like no other. The Orpheum was packed far before the headliner Death Cab for Cutie walked on, with a nearly sold-...

“Someone New”: Hozier returns to the stage with new music, same charm

“Someone New”: Hozier returns to the stage with new music, same charm

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

March 31, 2019

After releasing his second studio album “Wasteland, Baby!,” Hozier made his long-awaited return to the New Orleans stage on Wednesday, March 27 at the Fillmore Theater.   Opening for Hozier was 21-year-old singer-songwriter Jade Bird. She’s English, but you wouldn’t know it t...

Hozier returns to Crescent City, promotes recent release

Hozier returns to Crescent City, promotes recent release

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

March 20, 2019

After years of anticipation, Irish musician Hozier released his sophomore studio album “Wasteland, Baby!” on March 1. The album features two songs, “Nina Cried Power” and “Shrike,” from his EP of the former’s name released last fall. “Wasteland, Baby!” comes as a welcome addition to...

Rising Artist Spotlight: Jacob Collier

Rising Artist Spotlight: Jacob Collier

Burke Joslin, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

If you haven’t heard of Jacob Collier yet, don’t worry – chances are, it won’t be long before he’s a household name. Born to a family of musicians in North London in 1994, Collier has lived and breathed music theory his entire life. It’s almost impossible to pin down what genre Colli...

Hot Flash Heat Wave burns up Gasa Gasa

Contributing photographer: Sabrina Rubenstein

Gillian Robins, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2019

  After making waves on Reddit with the release of “Gutter Girl” in 2015, Bay Area natives Hot Flash Heat Wave performed at Gasa Gasa on March 12.   Fellow indie rockers Field Trip and synth pop BOYO opened for them. BOYO played with only a sound box and captivated the au...

Beaucoup de talent at BUKU: What to expect from anticipated artists

Photo courtesy of Diament Public Relations

Kila Moore, Hannah Erbrick, and Hannah Eichelbaum

March 14, 2019

No place serves up a party quite like New Orleans. With tons of festivals, concerts and, of course, Mardi Gras, the city promises a good time no matter the season. Back for its eighth year, BUKU Music + Art Project is sure to get your blood thumping, hips swaying and taste buds tingling with a jam-packed...

Tulane Studios opens first big show

Poster designed by Libby Tisler

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

March 14, 2019

This Saturday, Tulane Studios, “a music performance and collaboration space” for Tulane students, will be presenting its biggest show yet. Performing live at The Willow, six acts have been preparing for an exciting performance.   Libby Tisler, one of the solo acts, was in charge of booking the ...

Car Seat Headrest takes Tipitina’s

Contributing photographers: Avery Anderson and Haley Soares

Avery Anderson and Haley Soares

February 28, 2019

This Tuesday, Feb. 26, Seattle-based band Car Seat Headrest drew crowds at Tipitina’s Uptown, working the audience into a frenzy with its unique blend of lo-fi indie rock. Strobing lights and incendiary guitar riffs entranced all those in attendance. The night began on an electrifying note with...