This week, songwriter Natasha Khan (better known by her stage name Bat for Lashes) released her first studio album since the critically acclaimed 2009 album Two Suns. Natasha had already begun making a name for herself in 2008 when she opened for Radiohead, but it is Two Suns’ hit singleContinue Reading

Does your band include a projectionist as a full time band member? Didn’t think so… Godspeed You! Black Emperor, however, does. And if you’re wondering what kind of a name that is, you’re not alone. The nine-member instrumental anti-government post-rock ensemble from Montreal were on hiatus between 2003 and 2010,Continue Reading

It began in 7th grade. After his laptop failed him, he found himself bored and decided to experiment with juggling by self-teaching himself. Beginning simply with only three balls in the air, Joe Anderson, a junior at Concordia College, dialed into his true talent. In his eight and a halfContinue Reading

“I think of inspiration as a two-way channel. I think you have to start with an inspired mind and be positively charged and engaged in the environment around you. If we pass through time with a receptive and alert attitude, everything becomes a possible external source of inspiration. Maybe thatContinue Reading

The energy in a rock concert is something that simply cannot be explained. It’s when you’re sitting in the nosebleeds, but you still feel like you’re in the front row. Everyone in the venue is connected, stranger-to-stranger, to everyone else for the few hours that the music allows. It’s somethingContinue Reading

This review is mostly for the male members of the Concordia community, although it does provide a short history lesson on barbershops based on research done by The Art of Manliness’ Brett and Kate McKay and the Wikipedia community. If there are men in your life who suffer from badContinue Reading

“It could’ve been worse, I could’ve stood up there and gotten an erection,” says a middle age man wearing a casual button-down and jeans. He stands on the stage at Studio 222, a fine establishment for a quaint and cozy audience. The setting is intimate, lighting is ideal, atmosphere isContinue Reading

We live in a time where experimenting with different sounds is strongly encouraged. Where pushing a genre’s limits is becoming the norm. Where combining two or even three genres is far from out of the ordinary. The days of knowing precisely what you hear are over. alternative, electronic, electro-pop, dubstep,Continue Reading