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Blonde Otter EP Awes

Blonde Otter EP Awes

May 3, 2017

By Meredith Nardino Blonde Otter, comprised of Fordham students Michael Guariglia, FCRH ’16, Dan Wines, FCRH ’17, Brendan Glynn, FCRH ’17, Robert Falcone, FCRH ’17 and Matthew Falcone, FCRH ’1...

DAMN. Worth the Wait

DAMN. Worth the Wait

April 26, 2017

By Alvin Halimwidjaya On Monday, Kendrick Lamar’s fourth studio album DAMN. became the top-selling album in the U.S. in 2017, with its lead single “HUMBLE.” also snagging the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart ...

WFUV To Lose Government Funding If CPB Is Cut

WFUV To Lose Government Funding If CPB Is Cut

April 12, 2017

By Aislinn Keely The Trump Administration’s recently proposed federal budget plans to eliminate funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). If it is signed into effect for the next fiscal year, starting on Oct. ...

Free Advertising Secures Spring Weekend Performance

Free Advertising Secures Spring Weekend Performance

April 11, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt Free Advertising is a funk rock band with infusions of blues comprised of singer and guitarist PJ Cruz, FCRH ’18, drummer Brian Reynolds, FCRH ’17 and bassist Gus Arndt, FCRH ’17. Th...

Do Knot Count Pretzel Boys Out

Do Knot Count Pretzel Boys Out

April 11, 2017

By Bailey Hosfelt Pretzel Boys is an eclectic band comprised of guitarist Ford Murphy, GSB ’20, guitarist and programmed drummer Fritz Ortman, FCRH ’20, bassist Liam Paris, FCRH ’17 and synthist Tim Moun...

The Naked Brothers Band, Stripped Down

The Naked Brothers Band, Stripped Down

April 5, 2017

By Kirsten Goeben The last place I thought I would find myself last Sunday night was at a Naked Brothers Band concert, yet there I was. Nat and Alex Wolff performed at the Gramercy Theatre to promote ...

Drake Picks Apple Music As the Future of Streaming

Drake Picks Apple Music As the Future of Streaming

April 5, 2017

By Patrick Infurna 89.9 million eager listeners tuned in to Apple Music to listen to the world debut of Drake’s highly anticipated album More Life. The crowd shattered the shortly-held record of 56 millio...

Hippo Campus’ “Landmark”

Hippo Campus’ “Landmark”

March 8, 2017

By Meredith Nardino On their debut LP Landmark, Hippo Campus find comfort in the pains of growing up. Jake Luppen, Nathan Stocker, Zach Sutton and Whistler Allen may have named their album Landmark after the music buildi...

Politics and Purposeful Pop at the Grammys

Politics and Purposeful Pop at the Grammys

February 22, 2017

By Erin Cabrey Modern music royalty, from Beyoncé to Adele, convened at Los Angeles’ Staples Center for the 59th Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, hosted by James Corden. Commonly referred to as the “biggest night in music,” this year’s ceremony...

Rumor Has It: Hopeful Returns for the New Year

Rumor Has It: Hopeful Returns for the New Year

February 1, 2017

By Meredith Nardino   If 2016 was any indication, we have an endless amount of incredible music to look forward to this year. Top music publications have been speculating about the biggest album drops of the year, post...

“A Series of Unfortunate Events”

“A Series of Unfortunate Events”

January 25, 2017

By Briana Scalia There is only one word that perfectly encapsulates the plot of the new Netflix original series, “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events,” and it is “unfortunate.” However, no viewer can s...

Recounting a Trying Year in Albums

Recounting a Trying Year in Albums

December 7, 2016

By Meredith Nardino Ah, 2016. I do not think I have ever been so happy to see a year end. Through all of its ups and detrimental downs, music has been the one constant. Every genre, subgenre and sub...

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