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Q&A With Faulkner

Q&A With Faulkner

Tanja Dahlen, Correspondent

March 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

After the runway show with stars such as recording artist Christina Milian and supermodel Medeline Stuart, the alternative bi-costal band Faulkner performed during the New York Fashion Week for The Nylon Project, a charity show which was held at The Delancey on the Lower East Side. You said you're ...

‘Lemonade’ Is A Refreshing Listen

‘Lemonade’ Is A Refreshing Listen

Weronika Raczek, Staff Writer

July 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Beyoncé is known for her hit albums, as well as throwing new unannounced albums out and making a fortune off of them. This time would be no different. In April all you heard about was Lemonade, and Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s relationship status. Personally, I’m not the biggest Beyoncé fan. I know...

‘Love You To Death’ Is Very Likeable

‘Love You To Death’ Is Very Likeable

Christine Coleman, Correspondent

July 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

LOVE YOU TO DEATH 2016 Tegan and Sara Warner Bros. Records Synthpop/ Indie pop 32:00   Always working  to revive the electric heartbeat of the 80’s, Canadian duo Tegan and Sara are back with their eighth studio album aptly titled,  Love You to Death. Retro and ethereal, Love You to De...

Chance and ‘Coloring Book’ A Gospel-Like Success

Chance and ‘Coloring Book’ A Gospel-Like Success

Darien Greene, Correspondent

July 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Coloring Book Early this year, the internet was ablaze with “Blame Chance” memes for delaying the release of Kanye West’s album because Chance was still tinkering with one his verses. When the verse on Kanye’s album opener “Ultralight Beams” was finally unleashed on the world, it sounded li...

Timberlake ‘Can’t Fight the Feeling’ of Making Top Summer Hits

Timberlake ‘Can’t Fight the Feeling’ of Making Top Summer Hits

Darien Greene

July 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

  Can’t Stop the Feeling Justin Timberlake stakes his claim for Song of the Summer with his latest release “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” The funky bass and non-essential lyrics perfectly compliment Justin’s trademark, easy-going falsetto and makes for a pleasant, if forgettable, summer tune. ...

Record Store Day: A Holiday For Vinyl Enthusiasts

Record Store Day: A Holiday For Vinyl Enthusiasts

Isaac Rouse, Impact Staff

April 26, 2015


Filed under Music

Record Store Day is a special holiday that lands on every third Saturday in April for all audiophiles, collectors, and casual listeners to gather 'round their local record shop and appreciate the fine art of vinyl. Vinyl has once again found popularity amongst younger fans of music, with its admiration...

Mercy Choir to Impact School Identity

Mercy Choir to Impact School Identity

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

April 22, 2015


Filed under Music

Music is something that can’t be justified with a single definition. It is an expression of the soul—a pure and true form of art. Music is one of the most authoritative forces in the universe - it evokes emotion that can’t be extracted in any other way. One of the most powerful and important...

Take A Seat, Kanye

Take A Seat, Kanye

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

February 10, 2015


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Music

Over the past two decades there has not been a rock artist as prolific and eccentric as Beck. Bek David Campbell, or more commonly referred to as Beck, has been playing music since the mid 80’s; he became internationally famous in the early 90’s with the release of what would become a cult-classic,...

Sam Smith to Share Writing Credit With Tom Petty

Sam Smith to Share Writing Credit With Tom Petty

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

February 9, 2015


Filed under Music

“Think outside the box." A common mantra instilled in the minds of thinkers for centuries. While the popular slogan is easily accessible and understandable, it is undoubtedly more easily said than done. It has been preached to scientists, sculptors, and painters—artists of all crafts—and passed...

Friends Seek Lyrical Success In Band ‘ODC’

Friends Seek Lyrical Success In Band ‘ODC’

Maritza Velasco, Impact Staff

December 11, 2014


Filed under Featured Entertainment, Music

Two dedicated young men who share an interest in music took it upon themselves to create a hip-hip duo around the foundation of their friendship, so solid and promising that it has taken them from their hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina to their new home for the next four years at Mercy College. Ricky...

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