The Torch

“Let’s Try The After”

Renee King, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2019


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The Canadian indie collective, Broken Social Scene, has been receiving acclaim for nearly 20 years. With critics and fans alike still swooning over their versatility, Broken Social Scene remains relevant. “We’ve never been into having one sound for one record; we always like to be as adventurous as we can,” frontman Ke...

“Free Spirit”

Jillian Ortiz, Chief Copy Editor

April 17, 2019


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Not many artists today can successfully execute the art of album making. Certainly, there are artists that make every song a work of art but when they compile 11 of them and call it an album, it doesn’t necessarily meet the definition of what an album should be. I consider an album to be an experi...

Avril Lavigne’s “Head Above Water” Album Review

Avril Lavigne’s “Head Above Water” Album Review

Anna Boylan, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2019


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You may know Avril Lavigne for her iconic 2008 bop, “Girlfriend.” This Canadian singer made headlines again with the release of her sixth studio album, “Head Above Water,” on Feb. 15, 2019, a whopping six years after her self-titled fifth album, “Avril Lavigne.” Lavigne took a break from the spotlight for ...

FOB’s Manically New “M A N I A”

Erin Bola, Social Media Manager

January 31, 2018


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Fall Out Boy’s road to releasing their seventh studio album “M A N I A” was a rocky one. The album’s lead single, “Young And Menace,” was released last April to a vast majority of unfavorable reviews. Longtime fans criticized the song for being a stark departure from the band’s pop-punk root...

The Weeknd releases new album “Starboy”

Michael Anthony, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Culture, Music

In 2015, R&B singer The Weeknd released his Grammy winning "Beauty Behind The Madness" album. Born Abel Tesafaya, BBTM was met with a ton of positive reactions from both fans and critics, marking the turning point in his brief music career. Earning three billboard number one singles and a triple...

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