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Outer Banks is Millennials Goonies

Outer Banks is Millennials Goonies

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

May 13, 2020

Outer Banks gives me “Goonies” vibes for anyone who has seen that movie.

Alkaline Is Dancehall Main Protagonist

Alkaline Is Dancehall Main Protagonist

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

May 1, 2020

When we see greatness, we should just pay homage and respect the person talents and accomplishments. At the age of 26 years old, Alkaline has quickly emerged as the man who is the main face of dancehall at the current moment. He got his big break at the age of 18 years old and he hasn’t looked back...

A Look Back At The “Merrie Land” The Good, The Bad & The Queen Brought To Us

A Look Back At The

Jack Seda-Schreiber and Thomas Hintton

April 30, 2020

We gather here today to mourn the loss of Tony Allen. As legendary producer Brian Eno once put it, Tony is one of the greatest musicians of the last century. Tony Allen is a brilliant drummer whose style is only unique to him. His drumming practically made Fela Kuti as big and as influential as he was....

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2020

Ana Frango Elétrico is an amazing young talent. Having just released her second album, "Little Electric Chicken Heart," she is slowly but surely making her way into being one of the most talked-about new musical acts, getting rave reviews all across the boards from many notable music publications. With...

What’s Frank Ocean Up To?

What's Frank Ocean Up To?

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 12, 2020

What's Frank Ocean up to right now? Is he planning something? Well, as always, nobody knows for sure. Frank Ocean, if you don't know, is an R&B singer who started off as a member of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future alongside other famous artists Earl Sweatshirt, Syd and their founder...

THE SCENE: iZ

THE SCENE: iZ

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2020

This is iZ. iZ has a new EP out; her debut EP. Entitled "iS this iT," it is a sprawling journey through trippy, piano-driven sound, ethereal noises, and soothing vocals (both spoken and sung). Featuring contributions from many local Westchester musicians (MoonKitty, Kayla Joe, and Sofia St Jean),...

Passion or Prison? Mercy College Celebrates Music Freedom Day

Passion or Prison? Mercy College Celebrates Music Freedom Day

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

April 1, 2020

The reward for some music artists in certain countries is not always money or fame. Sometimes it can be a prison cell.  In Malaysia, heavy metal bands are accused of Satanism. In China. Tibetan pop bands are blocked from selling their CDs and Christians who practice unapproved forms of Christianit...

Childish Gambino Dropped A New Album “3.15.20” – Here’s The Scoop

Childish Gambino Dropped A New Album

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2020

Donald Glover is in a very unique position. Starting off as a stand-up comedian and a writer for the TV show "30 Rock," he eventually became a hit comedic actor in his own right on the cult classic "Community" as well as his own successful stand-up special "Donald Glover: Weirdo." Since then, he has...

Jay Electronica’s Long Awaited Debut Album is a Tragic Misstep

Jay Electronica's Long Awaited Debut Album is a Tragic Misstep

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

March 15, 2020

Musicians aren't gods. Sometimes even our favorite names can make something subpar.

THE SCENE: Sofia St Jean

THE SCENE: Sofia St Jean

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2020

Sofia St Jean is a force to behold. Coming straight out of Maryland, Sofia's talent as a musician sees her take on many roles, but her two main attributes are her guitar playing and her voice. Taking inspiration from Laura Mvula, M83, The 1975, Metric, Kings Of Leon, Nina Simone, and Washed Out, Sofia's...

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