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Junior Studies Controversial Music From the 15th Century

Junior Studies Controversial Music From the 15th Century

November 13, 2019

Intrigued by a class discussion in his History of Music class with Professor Eric Bianchi, Jack McClatchy, FCRH ’21, decided to research colonial Latin American music from the Baroque period (1600–1750).

Rewind the 2010s: Best Albums of the Decade

Rewind the 2010s: Best Albums of the Decade

October 16, 2019

The best albums of the 2010s.

Student Bands Thrive On and Off Campus

Student Bands Thrive On and Off Campus

October 9, 2019

Various students bands are integrated into the night-life and music scenes at Fordham. They play for student crowds on Friday nights in off-campus basements, at various gigs in the Belmont neighborhood or even at school sponsored events, contributing their own style and influence to the music culture on campus.

Maude Latour Strikes Nostalgic Chords

Maude Latour Strikes Nostalgic Chords

December 5, 2018

Maude is what the music industry needs, and I am so excited to see what else she does.

A Conversation with Canadian Dream Pop Goddess Floor Cry

November 28, 2018

The Fordham Ram spoke with the talent behind Floor Cry for a candid conversation about the DIY scene, meaningful connections made via social media and her effort to make sense of life on Earth through songwriting.

Last Call: The Five Albums I Always Meant to Review

Last Call: The Five Albums I Always Meant to Review

November 28, 2018

Like all good things, this Album Klüb, too, must pass.

Yung Lean’s Poison Ivy is a Further Descent into Pop

Yung Lean’s Poison Ivy is a Further Descent into Pop

November 7, 2018

Yung Lean descends further into pop territory on his newest album, Poison Ivy, and it sort of works.

Suicide’s Pioneering Proto-Electronica

Suicide’s Pioneering Proto-Electronica

November 7, 2018

Suicide, an early electronic duo composed of singer Alan Vega and instrumentalist Martin Rev, refused to fall victim to this dulling effect.

Yves Tumor Drops Contender for Album of the Year

Yves Tumor Drops Contender for Album of the Year

September 19, 2018

By Kieran Press-Reynolds Yves Tumor has been primed for a big release for a while, and Safe in the Hands of Love delivers. It’s an explosion of energy, curls of color transmitted through intoxicating percussion loops, heartrending soul ballads and blaring noise, all ...

Welcome to Astroworld: Travis Scott’s Psychedelic Rap Playground

September 19, 2018

By Kieran-Press Reynolds Travis Scott is known by his followers as a hip-hop maverick and certainly the man to watch in 2018. Since his first studio albums Rodeo and Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, he...

The Examined Life: Sun Kil Moon’s Benji

The Examined Life: Sun Kil Moon’s Benji

September 12, 2018

By Adam Payne-Reichert When we were younger, many of us had an older relative, neighbor or some other figure whom we saw as almost immeasurably wise. We were grateful whenever these people would sit us down and tell stories about their youth, infusing each tale with valuable life lessons. Yet for some of us, our older, more discerning perception has not been ...

Vansire Sets High Bar for Dream Pop Soundtrack of the Summer

Vansire Sets High Bar for Dream Pop Soundtrack of the Summer

April 25, 2018

By Olivia Nangle With their soft vocals and sweet synths, Vansire’s sound is something out of a dreamy time loop. The lo-fi dream pop band captures the enchantment and intimate beauty of the Midwest t...

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