John Mayer Inspires and Informs

John Mayer gives some words of wisdom during his clinic at the BPC.

John Mayer gives some words of wisdom during his clinic at the BPC.

By Zac Taylor
Editor-in-Chief

A few weeks ago, President Roger Brown got a midnight text message from a former Berklee student. This particular student wanted to come …


A Rock Veteran Compares Boston and NYC Music Scenes

By Ann Driscoll
Associate Editor

A veteran of both the Boston and New York City music scenes since the 1980’s, Garvy J talked to The Groove about the merits of both locations and what the word “scene” even means. Garvy …


Madonna: Still in Vogue

By Ann Driscoll
Associate Editor

Madonna’s performance at the TD Northbank last Wednesday, October 15th, embodied the contradictions and transformations that have come to characterize her career, which has spanned nearly thirty years. The fifty-year old diva sang live (with …


Burn After Reading

By Zac Taylor
Editor-In-Chief

In the wake of sweeping the Oscars with No Country For Old Men, the Coen Brothers’ latest film Burn After Reading revives their signature zaniness with this hair-brained, scheming tale of fumbling espionage. With a …


Chris Dubois, Nashville Hit Songwriter

By Brant Buckley
Contributing Writer

Chris DuBois may not be a household name in America today, but the music he has helped create can be recognized across the country. His musical career started in Nashville, Tennessee with ASCAP. While working …


Choke

By Zac Taylor
Editor-In-Chief

At the top of the list of movies-not-to-take-your-mother-to, the latest Chuck Palahniuk novel-based film Choke is making viewers laugh and gag in one fell swoop. Starring Sam Rockwell as Victor Mancini, a sex addict colonial theme …


Terri Lyne Carrington on Teaching and Playing

By Callum MacKenzie
Staff Writer

“It was good, it wasn’t perfect,” said Terri Lyne Carrington, acting modest about what was, judging by the audience reaction, a good show. “I only play [at the BPC] a few times a year, and …


A Night with Weezer

By Scott Benton
Contributing Writer

Picture yourself in the shoes of Weezer. After 15 years of being one of the most successful bands to come out of the 90s alternative rock era, a little bit of been-there, done-that begins to …