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Musician BA Johnston on music and quarantine

They say never meet your heroes, but they have clearly never met BA Johnston. A day or so after the interview, as I was attempting to transcribe the audio into text, I could have sworn I was listening to an episode of The Chris Farley Show – aimless, unintelligible ramblings full of monotonous praise, asking Paul McCartney if he remembers […]

by Jackson Carse· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
Billie Eilish speaks out against body shaming at recent concert

Billie Eilish speaks out against body shaming at recent concert

At a recent concert, Billie Eilish protested about body shaming which consisted of a speech and removing her oversized t-shirt.  Eilish is known for wearing clothes that are baggy, and she has stated multiple times that her style has been a way for her to avoid being sexualized and to not give anyone an opportunity to be judged based off […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Arkells give away free merch in support of local news

The legendary Canadian band Arkells has come back in recent weeks to promote their newest single “Years In The Making.” In a press release from Feb. 25, frontman Max Kerman described the song as an “A+ banger,” and that it certainly is. The band broke their silence following the winding down of the tour for their 2018 album Rally Cry. […]

by Victoria Marshall· · Arts and Life ·
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Why artists need to be treated better in the music industry

Ever since I was a kid, I have been fascinated by the lives of people within the music industry. All of the components of it, from the singer to the person who runs the soundboard in the recording studio. It almost seemed like a fairy tale to me, but when I actually learned about how the industry works, the storybook […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Drake’s identity is going to be different for everyone – but he will always be a biracial, Jewish, Canadian hip-hop artist: An analysis of Drakes identity in HYFR

Drake’s identity is going to be different for everyone – but he will always be a biracial, Jewish, Canadian hip-hop artist: An analysis of Drakes identity in HYFR

Graphics Editor, Jamie Mere, breaks down the identity of infamous Canadian music icon, Drake, and his impact on pop culture   Who really is Drake? While we all know of Drake and have an image of who we think he is, understanding his true identity is very hard to do. Drake has so many attributes and dimensions that it is quite […]

by Jamie Mere· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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FKA Twigs’ new album is art pop at its finest

After four long, album-less years, FKA Twigs released her much-anticipated project, Magdalene on Nov. 8. A professional singer and songwriter, Twigs is revered for her avant-garde style. Her performances are grand and sublime, and her music is known for its genre-bending qualities. Magdalene is short and sweet, or rather, quite indulgent. Consisting of only nine songs, it is her first […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts, Arts and Life ·