ALGORITHMS AND THE DOLLAR BIN

In the age of streaming, new songs appear and disappear every minute, with independent artists flooding platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. The barriers to […]

EXPANDING YOUR HORIZONS

Have you ever found yourself in a music rut? Listening to the same tracks time after time? If either applies to you, I am here […]

MAKING IT

The music industry continuously changes based on the technology and culture of the time. Today, everyone has a phone in their pocket, and we spend a significant amount of time online on social media.

OUTSIDER MUSIC: BEYOND ALTERNATIVE

In a world where music is boxed into genre upon genre, what happens to the sounds that are so far away from the mainstay that they exist in a realm of their own? 

THE MAGICAL WORLD OF MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS

What’s a story without music?  On February 15th, 2018, I sat in a rickety seat at my local Cineplex watching Black Panther (dir. Ryan Coogler, […]

AMEN BREAK

Back in the early days of mixing and breakbeat music, DJs would sample a number of records to build a song. With melodic and rhythmic elements coming from different records, these early DJs stitched together with incredible music, but one drum break, in particular, has made an outstanding impact on the music we listen to today.

MAINTAINING PASSION

When you make more of what you love, you discover new ways to make it interesting for yourself. The boredom of quarantine made it necessary for me to make progress in my music.

THE EVOLUTION OF SOUNDCLOUD IN THE 2010S

Nowadays the idea of a SoundCloud rapper with colourful hair, melodic flows, bright beats and crazy antics has been enshrined in the minds of hip-hop […]

MUSICAL TIME CAPSULES

If you remember the big jump you went off, you also remember the music soaring to match the apex of your flight. However, this doesn’t exist as just a memory. I can play the game whenever I want to relive these experiences and hear the music again in the same context as I did before. I think that this is an incredibly powerful feeling… we invest our time and emotions into games and it’s no wonder that we feel nostalgic about them. Music immerses us further into the isolated universes and experiences of a story by putting it in our own hands, eyes, and ears.