Taylor Swift hits the mark with “reputation”

by Kyle Bray With her fifth studio album 1989 grabbing a Grammy Award for album of the year, and her dramatic feud with Kanye West, Taylor Swift’s next project was highly anticipated. After the overwhelmingly negative response to the release of the album’s first single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” expectations for her sixth…

Streaming dreams come true with the Spotify, Hulu package

By Nola Elliffe     Spotify wants to give students many perks. The Stream Yourself Out tour on Nov. 10 at the Royale is a free event for premium members to celebrate their “Spotify for Students” services. Now we students all love free things and don’t like paying monthly for music. I get it. Think…

Playlist Friday: Nature in the City

By Allie McGlone This is my first semester of college, and I came to Boston from a small town in Northern Virginia. My neighborhood bordered on a forest stretching down to the Potomac River, and rocky trails led down to its edge. When life got overwhelming, I could run into the woods and climb down…

Playlist Friday: The Start

By Kyle Bray Since I am a freshman and this is the start of something new for myself. My playlist consists of the beginning of some of my personal favorite albums, either the opening song or the first two songs in certain cases because those songs should be together. The songs come from many different…

Playlist: What I’ve Been Vibin’

By Spencer Brown Last week I reviewed Tash Sultana and the Pierce Brothers. But recently I’ve also seen Kid Cudi, Noname and Mick Jenkins.  Inspired by these artists, this playlist includes music that I have listened and been introduced to since the beginning my freshman year of college. I have a very mixed taste in music from…

Playlist: Bloody Bacon

By Nola Elliffe This haunting Halloween playlist pays homage to horror movies old and new. Friday the 13th doesn’t have to be a bloody mess. It does, however, need an eerie horror movie playlist. You’ll be sure to recognize some of the lyrically inclined soundtrack staples spaced out between frightful instrumentals. Tracks from the Motion…