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Playlist of the Week: Best Original Song

Playlist of the Week: Best Original Song

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music

In honor of the 91st Academy Awards, which took place on Sunday, Feb. 24, these are some of the current and past winners of Best Original Song. Shallow - Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper This track, from the most recent “A Star Is Born” remake, was the favorite to take home the prize this yea...

Playlist of the Week: 2019 Grammy Winners

Playlist of the Week: 2019 Grammy Winners

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Celebrate music’s biggest night with the winners of the 2019 Grammy Awards. Shallow – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper Taking home the first award of the night, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper win Best Pop Duo for their song in the Oscar-nominated film A Star Is Born. This Is America – Childish Gambino Gambino took home t...

Playlist of the Week: Galentine’s Day

Playlist of the Week: Galentine’s Day

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Grab your best girlfriends and celebrate Galentine’s Day with this playlist of awesome ladies. Light On - Maggie Rogers This track shows that Maggie Rogers knows the importance of staying true to herself and her sound. Honey - Kehlani Kehlani is a great pop star who shines best unplugged. “Hon...

Playlist of the Week: New Year, New Me

Playlist of the Week: New Year, New Me

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Keep working on those New Year’s resolutions with this workout playlist! Sicko Mode - Travis Scott feat. Drake – If ‘Astroworld’ is Travis Scott’s theme park, then Sicko Mode is the main attraction. The three songs in one can make anyone want to get up and go for a run. Mo Bamba -...

Playlist of the Week: Songs Turning Ten

Playlist of the Week: Songs Turning Ten

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music

It’s  the new year! Time to take a look back at all of the songs we jammed out to in middle school and think, “Wow, I’m really that old.” I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas - This song soon became one of the biggest of 2009 and is still played today. Fireflies - Owl City - “Firefli...

Playlist of The Week :Night Time Music

Playlist of The Week :Night Time Music

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

  Nighttime playlist – With the days getting shorter and the nights getting longer, everyone needs a couple of sad songs to help them get through the dimmer days.   Lovely - Billie Eilish  & Khalid – Though their styles may seem to clash, Eilish and Khalid know how to ...

Playlist of the Week: Music From the Movies

Playlist of the Week: Music From the Movies

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

  Music from Movies - Grab your popcorn and sneak some snacks in your purse before listening to this playlist featuring music from your favorite movies. Big Shot - Kendrick Lamar (feat. Travis Scott), Movie: “Black Panther” - Kendrick Lamar, who produced the whole album for the movie Black P...

Playlist of The Week: Songs for Fall

Playlist of The Week: Songs for Fall

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The season is changing, and so should your music! Listen to some of these songs as you watch the leaves change different colors.   Pink + White - Frank Ocean Pink + White flows like an autumn breeze, and the lyrics backing up the song lead the listener to believe that Ocean thinks life is going to b...

Spotify Hosts “Sweetener” Exhibit

Spotify Hosts “Sweetener” Exhibit

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Have you ever wanted to go inside the mind of Ariana Grande? For two days only, lucky fans were able to. On September 26, Spotify tweeted that for one weekend only they would host an exclusive exhibit inspired by Ariana Grande’s latest album, “Sweetener.” The event was held  September 29 and 30 in New Yo...

Playlist of the Week: Libra Takeover

Playlist of the Week: Libra Takeover

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

To jump into Libra season, here are songs by some famous Libras!  Beautiful- Snoop Dogg (ft. Pharrell and Charlie Wilson) “Beautiful” is a throwback sure to have you reminiscing on the early 2000s. A perfect tune to dedicate to that special someone this cuffing season. Chunky- Bruno ...

Playlist of the Week: Homecoming 101

Playlist of the Week: Homecoming 101

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Homecoming - Here’s a crash course to the homecoming concert featuring 30H!3 and the University of New Haven’s own, Crystal Clear. DONTTRUSTME - 30H!3  With their breakout hit into the industry, 30H!3 hits listeners hard with their interesting use of lyrics and upbeat tones. My First...

Playlist of the Week: Summer Nostalgia

Playlist of the Week: Summer Nostalgia

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Music

  Summer is officially behind us and school is in full swing. Why not listen to some songs that make you reminisce about the past three months? In My Feelings - Drake Thanks to Shiggy, a popular social media personality who posted a video of himself dancing to the song, the “In My Feelings” Challe...

Spotify Weekly: Shuffle Into Spring

Spotify Weekly: Shuffle Into Spring

Sabrina Chang, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

It’s time for you to do some spring cleaning and make room in your music library for these new electronic dance music hits. This playlist features some of the most popular jams of the season!   FRIENDS -- Marshmello & Anne-Marie Marshmello, famous for creating electronic music hits while staying masked, has collaborated with English singer,...

Spotify Weekly: Creative Covers

Spotify Weekly: Creative Covers

Meghan Mahar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

When an artist releases a song that fans think is perfect, there is little room left to improve upon it. Remixes and covers are generally detested by fans of the original artist. However, not all are bad. Here are some quality covers of well-known songs: I’m Not The Only One — Dua Lipa If you’re only familiar with Dua Lipa through her song “New Rules,” your mind will...

Streaming Wars: Spotify vs. Apple Music

Streaming Wars: Spotify vs. Apple Music

Meghan Mahar, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Since its debut in 2015, Apple Music has evolved from an uncertain addition to a strong competitor against its top rival, Spotify. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple Music is set to surpass Spotify in U.S. subscribers as soon as this year. The integration of Apple Music into the Apple dev...

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