Review: Greyson Chance was “Good as Gold” in Toronto

(By: Angela McLean) Greyson Chance has all the makings of a star – an extensive discography, refined sound, creative vision, and dedication to his craft. This weekend (March 2 and 3) at The Drake Underground in Toronto, Chance rounded out his star talents by proving his live show is worth the watch. “Last year I was in college and now I’m out here playing shows … Continue reading Review: Greyson Chance was “Good as Gold” in Toronto

MAX performing at Velvet Underground in Toronto

Review: MAX was all about good vibes in Toronto

(By: Angela McLean) With the spotlight on him, and his eyes on the crowd, MAX could not resist a smile. “If you’re so happy to be alive this evening, make some noise,” he shouted. The dance-pop singer from Hell’s Kitchen, New York, who packed Toronto’s Velvet Underground for the second time this year on Sunday night (Nov. 4), was met with more than just some … Continue reading Review: MAX was all about good vibes in Toronto

Justin Timberlake redeems himself sans breast slip in 2018 Super Bowl halftime show

(By: Lucas Iannetta) It was that time again yesterday for everyone’s favourite live concert: the Super Bowl halftime show, which this year featured Justin Timberlake. A lot of eyes were on Timberlake for his much-anticipated 2018 performance, 14 years after Janet Jackson had a breast slip while singing “Rock Your Body” onstage with the star. This year Janet Jackson wasn’t part of the show, but … Continue reading Justin Timberlake redeems himself sans breast slip in 2018 Super Bowl halftime show

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

REVIEW: Dua Lipa’s Self-Titled Tour in Toronto

(By: Melissa Bennardo) For those of you who haven’t heard of Dua Lipa yet, she is definitely the one to listen to right now. You may have heard her featured in Martin Garrix’s hit song, “Scared to be Lonely,” but “New Rules” is how she really started climbing the Billboard charts. The song peaked at number 19 this week on Billboard’s Hot 100 list. But … Continue reading REVIEW: Dua Lipa’s Self-Titled Tour in Toronto

Ryerson holds screening of ‘The Stairs’

(By: Emma Buchanan) A documentary about the complex lives of sex workers and drug users in Toronto was shown in the image arts building last week (Nov. 13.) The Stairs screened at 6:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with the film’s director, Hugh Gibson, and two of the film’s subjects. The award-winning film, which premiered at TIFF last year, featured the different faces of Toronto’s … Continue reading Ryerson holds screening of ‘The Stairs’

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: The Look Back Now’s Halloween themed concert in Toronto

(By: Laura Dalton) A combo of three pop punk bands performed at Kensington Market’s Handlebar Oct. 28 for an adoring crowd. On the bill were headliners The Look Back Now and support acts Run Maggie Run and The Vikkies. The bar buzzed with the strums of the guitar and the beat of the drum as the opening band, The Vikkies, took the stage. They were … Continue reading Review: The Look Back Now’s Halloween themed concert in Toronto

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

The Boxing Feline: A Review of Thundercat at The Danforth Music Hall

(By: Lawrence Drown) When a Californian bass-guitarist as naturally gifted as Stephen Bruner graces the stage in boxing shorts, a pink hoodie and dyed pink dreads, only top-grade entertainment is to ensue. Best known as Thundercat, Bruner dropped his third studio album, ‘Drunk,’ in February. The Danforth Music Hall was buzzing last Wednesday (Sept. 27) with hundreds keen to attend a huge night of genre-bending … Continue reading The Boxing Feline: A Review of Thundercat at The Danforth Music Hall