Music

Lorde’s “Ribs” is a misunderstood masterpiece

Ribs” is a masterpiece that is simultaneously uplifting and sad.

For better or for worse, “Donda” proves that Kanye West is once again on fire

With West fully returning to his default state of being a weird, attention-whoring asshole, I was fully convinced that significant work was on its way out of his camp.

Jesse McCartney’s mediocre soul takes center stage at Yellow Jacket Weekend

An epic throwback to the early 2000s is exactly what we need to remind us of what once was as we “return” from the pandemic. However, while a traditional Yellowjacket Weekend performance might have been what was needed to welcome the return of our in-person semester, Jesse had other plans. 

Peanuts and self worth

Nobody loves Charlie Brown because he’s particularly amazing at one thing. Everybody loves Charlie Brown because he’s Charlie Brown.

An interview with Alexa Silverman, member of UR’s jazzy indie rock band ‘The Recall’

On April 10, UR students performed one of the first live concerts advertised to UR students since the onset of the pandemic this time last year. 

Pressing play in a world on pause

Music has enabled us to wallow in our emotions and connect with ourselves and others who were feeling the same way. For these reasons, the noticeable increase in our consumption and sharing of music comes as no surprise.

Inside the Hopeman Carillon

At first glance the carillon looked similar to a stripped-down piano, with pegs and pedals arranged like keys, and cables that run up and down behind them. Watching it being played, however, showed just how different it is. 

20-minute albums: creativity concentrated or a capitalist cash-grab?

Is the trend of shorter albums an artistic triumph or despair?

Sick song recommendations to supplement your finals study sesh

To help you through the upcoming trials and tribulations , I have compiled some playlist ideas, separated by field of study.

Check out four Armenian men yelling for Armenian rights!

System is a group of four Armenian activists, who were activists long before they were artists.