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Five Songs That Give Listeners a Fix of Nineties Nostalgia

Five Songs That Give Listeners a Fix of Nineties Nostalgia

October 26, 2016

By Meredith Nardino  Those of us born in the late 90s are stuck in an awkward position between true ‘90s kids and more millennial identities. While I certainly embrace the best (and worst) qualities...

Chance the Rapper’s Talent Shines on Late Night Television

Chance the Rapper’s Talent Shines on Late Night Television

October 19, 2016

By  Dominic Arenas Jr. Following a memorable performance on daytime television, Chance the Rapper took his talents to late night. He appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” on Oct. 3. Along...

Legend and Lyricist Bob Dylan

Legend and Lyricist Bob Dylan

October 19, 2016

By Elizabeth Smislova  A high-pitched and eerily beautiful harmonica sound flooded my ears as I got the New York Times app alert saying Bob Dylan received the Nobel Prize in Literature. It was one of...

Celebrating Today’s Fierce Females in the Music Industry

Celebrating Today’s Fierce Females in the Music Industry

October 5, 2016

By Meredith Nardino There are few things more inspiring than seeing bold female artists who are fearless in their work. More and more women are becoming unapologetic and unfiltered, a refreshing cha...

For Students Who Stream, Spotify Prevails

For Students Who Stream, Spotify Prevails

September 28, 2016

By Megan Bronner In today’s digital age, students encounter multiple easily accessible streaming platforms. Long gone are the days of paying 99 cents for songs on iTunes. But the questions remains as to...

Bastille Escapes the Sophomore Slump With New LP Wild World

Bastille Escapes the Sophomore Slump With New LP Wild World

September 22, 2016

By Meredith Nardino After three long years, Bastille has returned with a sophomore album filled with songs made for stadium-sized sing-alongs. From the opening track, the band’s growth is instantly evident. No two s...

Six Songs to Listen to While Traveling Home and Abroad

Six Songs to Listen to While Traveling Home and Abroad

September 22, 2016

By Meredith Nardino This semester, I am lucky enough to be studying abroad in London. One of the many perks of being in such a major European metropolis is the ability to travel outside of the city itself and explore more...

Manchester Orchestra’s Softer Side Strikes a Chord

Manchester Orchestra’s Softer Side Strikes a Chord

September 22, 2016

By Jack McLoone First things first: Manchester Orchestra is not an orchestra, and is not from Manchester, England. They are best described as an indie rock band from Atlanta, Georgia that is actually devoid ...

Songs of the Summer

Songs of the Summer

September 7, 2016

By Meredith Nardino There is no doubt 2016 has been a consistently exciting year for new music, and this summer, that excitement only grew stronger; several breakout artists began to make names for ...

Thank God Blonde Is Good

Thank God Blonde Is Good

September 7, 2016

By Jack McLoone It took four years, but in finally have more from Frank Ocean for our ears to fall in love with. If you have not listened yet and are waiting for the album to come out on your streaming ...

Matt and Kim Energizes Crowd

Matt and Kim Energizes Crowd

May 4, 2016

By Bailey Hosfelt This past Saturday marked Fordham’s 36th annual Spring Weekend concert and allowed students, whether first or fourth-timers, to spend an unforgettable afternoon on Martyr’s Lawn with their fellow Rams. Fordha...

Woman of the Hour: Mandy Lee

Woman of the Hour: Mandy Lee

May 4, 2016

By Erin Cabrey  New York City holds countless concerts every day of the week. That being said, performances like MisterWives’ at the Music Hall of Williamsburg are hard to find. The woman responsib...

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