Top six albums of January

(By: Waverly Neufeld) 2017 did not disappoint with music with releases from heavy hitters in the industry such as Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z, Migos, SZA, Lorde and Calvin Harris. That said, expectations are high for music in 2018, as work is expected from artists like Drake, Rae Sremmurd, Arctic Monkeys and The 1975. To keep your playlist updated in the new year, here are six new … Continue reading Top six albums of January

Students react to Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’

We talked to some Ryerson students to see what they think of Taylor Swift’s new album. RUtv News reporter Sarah Chew has the story. (By: Sherina Harris and Sarah Chew) Whether you were “Ready For It” or not, Taylor Swift’s sixth studio album, ‘Reputation,’ dropped on Friday. ‘Reputation’ features the hit single “Look What You Made Me Do” along with 14 other new tracks. The … Continue reading Students react to Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’

Review: Foster the People’s ‘Sacred Hearts Club’ concert

(By: Emma Buchanan) Foster the People are masters of disguise. A passive listen to their 2011 hit “Pumped Up Kicks” sounds like a summery, indie earworm. Hearing the song a second time though, reveals a dark picture of a troubled young man and his murderous ambitions – hidden in a catchy chorus. On Thursday night, you would have never guessed their chart-climbing success during their … Continue reading Review: Foster the People’s ‘Sacred Hearts Club’ concert

Seven exciting music releases to anticipate

(By: Nathan Halnin) With less than three months left in 2017, most musicians have announced their upcoming releases of new music for this year. This fall season is packed with exciting new music from some memorable artists. Here are some music releases to look forward to in the next few months. ‘Glasshouse’ – Jessie Ware Release date: Oct. 20 Ware’s last album, Tough Love, was … Continue reading Seven exciting music releases to anticipate

Review: Amber Run releases new album ‘For a Moment, I Was Lost’

(By: Valerie Dittrich) After a rocky beginning to their career, the U.K. band Amber Run has found success in the new year – signing to a new record label and releasing their second studio album, ‘For a Moment, I Was Lost.’ The record dropped in the U.S. and Canada on Feb. 10 digitally, with the CD and vinyl set to be released Mar. 17. Following … Continue reading Review: Amber Run releases new album ‘For a Moment, I Was Lost’

Torontonians react to HMV’s closure announcement

(By: Nicole Di Donato) HMV Canada announced that they will be closing all 102 of their remaining stores, including the Toronto flagship store on Yonge Street, by April 30. On Jan. 27, the heavily-indebted music retailer was put into receivership. The stores will remain in operation until they sell most of their merchandise at liquidated pricing. After 30 years in the business, some are sad … Continue reading Torontonians react to HMV’s closure announcement