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Back to school, back to music: September 2021 wrapped

Back to school, back to music: September 2021 wrapped

Emily Beatty, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

Summer is over and fall is here, happy October and welcome back Rams! With cooler weather and spooky season creeping in, grab a mug of hot apple cider and take some time to listen to the best new releases...

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Suffolk student makes album from dorm room

James Bartlett, Politics Editor April 27, 2021

Most people associate dorm rooms with cramped conditions, bad roommates and mini-fridges. But Suffolk first-year Tyler Eld will associate his Miller Hall dorm room with his band's first album. Chaotic...

The 13-member Brockhampton collective released their new album Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine on April 9.

Brockhampton’s new album is perfect for summer

Emily Beatty, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Brockhampton released their much-anticipated sixth album, “Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine,” April 9. The album, which runs at 47 minutes and has 13 tracks, shows off each of the 13 members' voices...

Taylor Swift performing at the 2012 Speak Now Tour in Sydney. She released the re-recording of her second album Fearless on April 9.

‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ is a magical blast from the past

Grace MacDonald, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

On April 9, Taylor Swift released “Fearless (Taylor’s Version),” the first of six albums that she plans to re-record as a way to fully claim the rights of her older music. From the opening notes...

March wrapped: The best new releases of March 2021

March wrapped: The best new releases of March 2021

Emily Beatty, Journal Contributer April 6, 2021

Happy April and happy spring my lovelies! A new month means tons of new music, and March had a good number of popular drops. Pop is always a big category, but R&B and up-and-coming indie and lo-fi...

Demi Lovato released her seventh album “Dancing with the Devil …the Art of Starting Over,” on April 2 alongside her four-part documentary.

Demi Lovato’s new album chronicles her recovery

Samantha Bailey, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

After four years of taking a break from the music industry, Demi Lovato released an incredibly meaningful album, “Dancing with the Devil …the Art of Starting Over,” on April 2. This 19-track album...

Trevor Noah hosted the 63rd Grammy Awards in an outdoor ceremony.

COVID-19 can’t stop the Grammys, Beyoncé breaks record

Emily Beatty, Journal Contributor March 23, 2021

The Recording Academy’s 63rd annual Grammy Awards prevailed on March 14 – masks, social distancing and all.  “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah stepped away from hosting his nightly news recap...

February wrapped: The best songs of February 2021

February wrapped: The best songs of February 2021

Emily Beatty March 9, 2021

Happy March, lovelies! Every month I put together a playlist on Spotify with songs that I am loving: brand new music, oldies and songs that simply fit how I’m feeling.  Looking back at February,...

Taylor Swift performing the Fearless World Tour in 2010 at Gillette Stadium.

Love Story (Taylor’s Version) is nostalgic, mature and powerful

Grace MacDonald, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

At midnight on Feb. 12, Taylor Swift released a re-recorded version of her smash hit song from 2008, “Love Story.”  Swift had announced back in 2019 that she intended to re-record all of her old...

Listen to POTUS this Presidents Day.

David Jacobsen beats to the sound of his own drum in “POTUS”

Alida Benoit, Staff Writer February 14, 2021

In times of global pandemics, and political agony, remaining true to yourself is of the utmost importance.  “POTUS,” an indie-rock album written by David W. Jacobsen, reflects on the lives of the...

Boston University student and Bronx-based rapper $cary Jerry on set of his music video for Mad Max.

Boston rapper $cary Jerry is hauntingly good in his new single “Mad Max”

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor February 9, 2021

Boston University junior and Bronx-based rap artist, Jerry Neequaye, is taking his rap game to melodic heights with the release of his new single “Mad Max.” Neequaye, who goes by the stage name...

The AJR brothers performing at an in-person concert.

The entertainment’s here: AJR performs a spectacular virtual concert

Hunter Berube, Graphics Editor January 3, 2021

Like the plot of a successful Netflix original series, AJR’s “One Spectacular Night” is the season finale of an exciting year for the rising indie pop band of three brothers.  The livestream...

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