Music

Lil Nas X just stole Christianity’s biggest weapon: fear

For most of my life, I was terrified of going to hell.Continue...

Is it time to say goodbye to the Grammys?

Like many events over the past year, the 2021 Grammy Awards looked very different—from COVID-19 restrictions to an increased appreciation for female artists, a lot had changed from years prior. Still, the Grammys weren’t different enough.Continue...

Women in Music president discusses organization’s push beyond gender equity to other areas of diversity

According to its president, Nicole Barsalona, the Women in Music (WIM) organization encourages storytelling as a way to inspire younger musicians and show them what’s possible.Continue...

Journal Sessions: Season V

Season V is a newly-formed Kingston-based indie pop band. The six Chinese international students met while attending Queen’s University, and bonded over their common love for creating music. In...Continue...

Tom Savage’s personal evolution through his musical career

Tom Savage shows just what Kingston artists are made of at the 11th annual Homegrown Live Music Festival. On May 4, local bars, art galleries, and restaurants overflowed with patrons who came out to...Continue...

Thank You Letter: The Jonas Brothers reunion

Last Friday, The Jonas Brothers reunited after six years with the release of their upbeat bop, “Sucker.”Continue...

Journal staff’s eighth grade jams

While most of our lives now are wildly different compared to how they were in middle school, one element will always remain the same: the quality of your favourite early 2010s banger.Continue...

The unsung genius of Missy Elliott

When you hear Missy Elliott’s music on a dance floor, you become flooded with nostalgia and go hard.Continue...

Breaking down the Super Bowl Halftime Show controversy

You don’t have to be a football fan to know ex-NFL player Colin Kaepernick.

The quarterback-turned-activist famously took a knee during the National Anthem in 2016 in protest of racial...Continue...

Emo rap needs to end

Today, emo music dominates pop culture as emo rap: joylessly auto-tuned rap songs about numbing pain with drugs, and often sung by face-tattooed men with more criminal charges than they have hits.Continue...

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