Category Music

Daft Punk & Macklemore dominate 56th Grammy Awards

Daft Punk. Lorde. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.  Imagine Dragons. What do these artists have in common? They all won at least one Grammy last Sunday, January 26. The televised award show, complete with performances by favorites Beyonce, Katy Perry, Kendrick Lamar, and more, aired on CBS to millions of excited viewers. Wheaton students scrambled to the Loft […]

Beach House In Concert 3.25

Yesterday, I saw Beach House at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London. To say they were amazing would be an understatement. As my first live show in London, Beach House was out of this world; they was awe-inspiring. I’ll start at the beginning.

Gratitude for America & Independence Day Playlist

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA! Okay, I have to make a confession: I’m not overly patriotic. I’m not a history buff. The most I do on the Fourth of July is wear red, white and blue and try to make it to the town’s firework display – and this year, thanks to Subway, I couldn’t even do that. […]

Madonna: A Great Fit for the Superbowl

I don’t know how to classify Madonna’s half-time show. Was it totally innovative or completely over-the-top? Even though Madonna, at 53, is older than the Superbowl itself, I think she brought as much spunk as any other half-time performer. While Reddit and Twitter exploded with suspicions of lip-synching, I watched, amazed, as the performance unfurled. […]

The Blend’s Murdery Mystery Jam!

This weekend, Wheaton College’s only co-ed a capella group will be performing for your viewing and listening pleasure in the Chapel! The theme is Murder Mystery, so there will be a murder, and there will be a mystery, as promised. I play the struggling journalist willing to do anything for a good story. Exciting, right? Anyway, […]

The Northstar Session Review

  A band that harks back to the days of folk and rock ‘n’ roll, The Northstar Session is a musical combo full of optimistic energy. Their recent album, “Late Bloomer,” has received critical acclaim from Music Connection Magazine, the San Diego Troubadour, and Vintage Guitar Magazine. All agree that The Northstar Session provides an […]