The Tulane Hullabaloo

French Quarter Festival to capture city’s culture in country’s largest showcase of Louisiana music

French Quarter Fest is the largest free festival in the South.

Fiona Grathwohl, Senior Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018

Thursday through Sunday, French Quarter Festivals, Inc. will be holding its 35th French Quarter Festival. More than just a free way to have fun off campus and get your boogie on, French Quarter Fest prides itself in being the largest showcase of Louisiana music on the planet, and also contributes to the ...

Discover Weekly: “Humble,” “When I’m Small,” “Santeria,” and more

Discover Weekly:

Julia Ferro, Associate Arcade Editor

April 11, 2018

Arcade's Discover Weekly is here again to offer alternatives to a variety of genres' chart-dominating songs. If you knew all the words to "Humble" by Kendrick Lamar, check out "Ain't it Funny" by Danny Brown. At this point, neither Kendrick Lamar nor "Humble" need an introduction. The song spent...

“Say Amen” to Panic! at the Disco’s triumphant return

Kila Moore, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2018

Scene kids rejoice! Grammy-nominated Panic! at the Disco returned on March 21 with two brand new singles straight from its sixth studio album, "Pray for the Wicked," set to be released on June 22. The first single, "Say Amen (Saturday Night)," is a true alt-power ballad. Brendon Urie's soothing voice flows over striking horn riffs, encouraging you to get up and dance with your frie...

Latin Trap and Afro Latinx Erasure: Tracing the real history of America’s latest music craze

Spearheaded by artists like Bad Bunny, Maluma and J Balvin, Latin Trap has quickly established itself as the newest craze in music industries across the Americas.

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

April 4, 2018

With vibrant imagery, powerful lyrics and a blend of Latin American rhythm and hip-hop undertones, Latin Trap is taking the Americas by storm and has quickly become the United States' newest music craze. Though it has been difficult for artists, music critics and fans alike to pinpoint a clear definiti...

Canadian rockers deliver an Eh+ performance

Rock band The Glorious Sons brought their signature brand of indie soul to Gasa Gasa this Sunday. Hailing from Kingston, Ontario, the band has made significant waves in the Canadian alternative scene.

Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

March 22, 2018

This Sunday, rock band The Glorious Sons filled Gasa Gasa with raucous soul and foot-tapping enthusiasm. Currently touring following the release of the band's second album, "Young Beauties and Fools" and riding the positive reviews of musical authorities from all over Canada, The Glorious Sons certainly lived up to the transcontinental hype.  Opening band The...

Discover Weekly: “Riptide,” “Highway to Hell,” “Wake Up,” “Roses,” “1-800-273-8255”

Discover Weekly:

Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

March 19, 2018

New music recommendations can be hard to come by. Whether you're a hipster, rock enthusiast, pop punk, raver or metalhead, the search for new artists and tunes is perpetual and insatiable. If you're in the market for more study tunes, workout jams or feel-good bops, look no further – The Hullab...

The Glorious Sons to bring folk-rock rhythm to Gasa Gasa

Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

March 17, 2018

This Sunday, Canadian rock band The Glorious Sons is bringing its unique brand of gritty alternative rock & roll to Gasa Gasa. The band is currently touring following the release of its second studio album, "Young Beauties and Fools." While the name "The Glorious Sons" likely doesn't ring many ...

Big names bring crowds to BUKU Music + Art Project despite cancellations

BUKU Art and Music Project returned for its sixth year this past weekend. Despite the last-minute cancellations of several popular musicians, the festival impressed overall.

Jessica Galloway and Josh Jessiman

March 14, 2018

New Orleans as a city is well-known for its massive number of festivals and its wide variety of culture and music that flood the city every year, but few other events measure up to the spectacle that is the BUKU Music + Art with its signature flashing lights, earth-shaking bass and costumed shenan...

Unique BUKUlture differentiates New Orleans music festival

Buku Music and Art Project begins 2 p.m. Friday, March 9 in buildings across the Mississippi Riverfront and focuses on celebrating its unique BUKulture - a combination of art displays and live music.

Jessica Galloway, Arcade Editor

March 7, 2018

New Orleans is a city like no other, so it's on-brand for one of the city's largest music festivals to offer its attendees experiences that they won't find anywhere else. The musical performances offered are one thing – headliners like Migos, MGMT and SZA are bound to attract crowds – but the uniq...

Jank Setup joins ranks of Tulane-founded funk bands

Jank Setup joins ranks of Tulane-founded funk bands

Bryce Berman, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2018

Sexual Thunder, one of the most popular bands to come out of Tulane, was born in a small house in the shadows of the old Café Freret. A new band called Jank Setup, however, has recently taken up residence in the home, which continues to be a pillar of the funk band tradition. The band got it...

Discover Weekly: “Feel it Still,” Lorde

Discover Weekly:

Julia Ferro, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018

This week's Discover Weekly offers alternatives to the summer hit "Feel It Still" by Portugal. The Man and musicians similar to teen-angst royalty, Lorde. What started as that catchy song in the Vitamin Water commercial later came to dominate the airwaves. It's impossible not to tap your toes to t...

Indie rock up-and-comer Joywave to perform at Gasa Gasa

Joywave's New Orleans show will take place Sunday, Feb 25 at Gasa Gasa.

Burke Joslin, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2018

Few bands have achieved mainstream popularity as rapidly – or as inconspicuously – as indie rock outfit Joywave. Hailing from Rochester, New York, the band combines elements of rock, alternative, indie, pop and electronica to create a unique and eclectic sound. On Sunday, Feb. 25, Joywave will perform...