‘Charlie’s Angels’ soundtrack disappoints

November 5, 2019 James Mercadante 0

The witty, female-empowered, Aaron Spelling franchise of the ’70s that transpired into the 2000 motion picture “Charlie’s Angels” has now given birth to a 2019 revision directed by Elizabeth Banks. Alongside her, Ariana Grande employs her role as executive producer and curator to a soundtrack that sonically echoes the powerhouse blockbuster. […]

Styles ‘Lights Up’ his truth with new hit

October 28, 2019 James Mercadante 0

Harry Styles has already proven himself to be the antithesis of today’s pop artist, composing songs that emulate similar styles to The Beatles and Joni Mitchell. Yet, he maintains his own individual sound, now unveiling even more layers to him artistically and personally with a new anthem. […]

People should look beyond dating apps

September 23, 2019 James Mercadante 0

In college, it’s hard enough finding a relationship when you’re already busy balancing your academic studies with other responsibilities, which is exactly why dating apps like Tinder and Bumble are so popular among college students. […]

Martinez makes waves with new album, film

September 17, 2019 James Mercadante 1

On Sept. 6, Martinez returned with her sophomore album and visual feature film, “K-12,” a bright, pastel paradise occupied with the most dismal, underlying meanings. The 90-minute musical film and album, written and directed by Martinez, can almost act as two separate entities, but are both relative to each other. […]

Grande album promotes self-love

February 12, 2019 James Mercadante 0

Just when you thought she was at the peak of her artistic success, Ariana Grande showed off even more new hit content. On Friday, Feb. 8, Grande released her highly-anticipated fifth solo-album, “Thank U, Next,” and may have unveiled her best, most cohesive body of work to date. […]

Student soloists sing covers of fan favorites

November 12, 2018 James Mercadante 0

Students had the opportunity to showcase their musical abilities through both covers and originals pieces. As the crowd grew larger, the soloists prepared for their performances by warming up their vocal cords or tuning their guitars, which made some audience members eager for the set to start.  […]

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