The Tulane Hullabaloo

Foxygen reunites, returns to New Orleans

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

April 15, 2017

Californians Jonathan Rado and Sam France of Foxygen will bring their jazz, folk and classic rock sound back to the Big Easy. Formed in 2005 when both members were only 15, Foxygen made a name for itself after its 2011 studio album "We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic," when producer...

A crowd review of T-Pain: ‘We were the only ones who knew the words’

Rapper T-Pain performed hits like

Nile Pierre, Associate Intersections Editor

April 13, 2017

T-Pain performed the soundtrack of my childhood Thursday night. The rhythm and blues artist played every middle school anthem from "Bartender" to "I'm Sprung" and Chris Brown's legendary "Kiss Kiss." I danced and relived memories with my friends, throats burning from screaming the lyrics until I realized we...

Alexis & The Samurai, Cardinal Sons blow crowd away at Gasa Gasa

Photo courtesy Bats on Strings

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

March 29, 2017

From doors to final encore, Gasa Gasa was a party on Saturday night. Both the opening act Alexis & The Samurai and headliner Cardinal Sons gave the audience a show to remember. Both groups highlighted the intimate setting by engaging with the crowd between every song, singing and dancing for each...

Cardinal Sons to unveil new music in weekend concert series

Photo courtesy of Flatland Productions

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

March 24, 2017

Propelling the alternative and indie rock scene in New Orleans, a city centered on jazz and funk, is no easy feat. For Cardinal Sons, however, the challenge proves worthwhile. The Shirley brothers, John, Joe and Dave, from Jackson, Mississippi, graduated from Loyola University with degrees in Marketing,...

LÉON enchants at Gasa Gasa

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Burke Joslin, Contributing Reporter

March 7, 2017

On Sunday, Feb. 26, Swedish singer and songwriter LÉON graced Gasa Gasa's humble yet welcoming stage. Bringing an air of glamour and mystique as well as her trademark infectious enthusiasm, LÉON displayed to everyone exactly why she has rapidly become the international sensation she is.  LÉON, as...

LÉON makes Crescent City stop on first North American tour

LÉON will perform on Feb. 26 at Gasa Gasa. Her set is a part of the singer-songwriter's first North American tour. The upcoming show marks her return to New Orleans after playing Voodoo Arts + Music Experience last fall.

Burke Joslin, Contributing Reporter

February 23, 2017

With neo-grunge street art, a brand-new locale and featured artists every day of the week, Gasa Gasa is Uptown New Orleans' most ambitious venue for live music and the arts. A hole-in-the-wall concert hall with an endearingly edgy aesthetic, Gasa Gasa has re-characterized its immediate community....

Angel Olsen showcases newest album, performs for first time in city

Sarah Simon, Senior Staff Reporter

February 11, 2017

Angel Olsen descended on Feb. 4 at Republic New Orleans for her first show in the city. She was accompanied by Los Angeles-based artist Chris Cohen. Cohen and his band opened the show with slow, chill indie rock, reminiscent of coffee-shop music. The set was calm aside from a few incidents involving...

Tegan and Sara create atmosphere of support, connect with crowd

Tyler Mead, Senior Staff Reporter [email protected]

November 17, 2016

Seeing Tegan and Sara live for the "Love You to Death" tour was an experience years in the making.The Canadian duo delivered everything a fan could hope for. They rocked The Joy Theater to its core from the start, with the powerhouse that was their opener, Torres, whose punk sensibilities harkened back...

Joy Theater to host Tegan and Sara on ‘Love You to Death’ Tour

Tyler Mead, Senior Staff Reporter [email protected]

November 11, 2016

Everything is awesome, because Tegan and Sara are coming to The Joy Theater Saturday Nov. 12.At this point, Tegan and Sara Quin are an institution in the indie music scene. Their two-decade-spanning career, and genre-bending discography, are sure to hit the stage with the neon-bright energy of their la...

Louis the Child reigns over Republic

Chloe Cristian, Staff Reporter [email protected]

November 11, 2016

At electronic music concerts, with several openers and late hours, it's easy to lose steam without effective sets. Louis the Child and Quinn XCII, however, were up to the challenge last weekend.The Chicago-based music duo, Louis the Child, performed Nov. 4 at Republic New Orleans. Prior to the group's arriva...

Grouplove to bring translated experiences on stage with ‘Big Mess’

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Samantha Sitt, Senior Staff Reporter [email protected]

November 10, 2016

Unapologetically distinct, indie-pop rock quintet Grouplove released its most confident album to date, "Big Mess". The band's growth is evident, but new tracks still have colorful traces of its original and defining sound. New Orleans fans can experience this at Grouplove's upcoming performance at 7 p.m....

Small Black and Wild Nothing play dreamy, danceable tracks at Republic New Orleans

Luo Qi Kong, Staff Reporter [email protected]

November 10, 2016

Last Thursday, the atmospheric music of indie rock bands Small Black and Wild Nothing permeated Republic New Orleans during an extension of the latter's "Life to Pause" tour, bringing both avid fans and new listeners in the audience to a gentle sway throughout the night.The show began with opener Sma...