Music

Justin Timberlake's halftime show tries to dance away his controversies

It’s the day of Super Bowl 52, Justin Timberlake is preparing to take the stage as headliner of the halftime show and audiences around the world are still pretty tired of him.Continue...

How this month’s music releases show streaming’s effect on music

Music streaming has forever changed the way we listen to our favourite artists. But has our collective flocking to services like Spotify or Apple Music changed the way music is made too?Continue...

Talking Heads: Who are you listening to?

“New Choppa — 21 Savage and Metro Boomin,” Chris Osei-Kusi.Continue...

QPOP roars back to life

On Saturday night, you couldn’t walk around campus without coming across an indie rock band performance.Continue...

The Kingston guide to supporting your local record store

Against all odds, your vinyl record collection is having a second wind.

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Don't dismiss pop music just because it's mainstream

Gone are the days when emotional pop songs from artists like Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men topped the charts AND received public acclaim. In today's music landscape, if you want your music to be considered 'good,' the typical advice is to avoid the pop genre at all costs. But why is music considered ‘bad’ just because it’s made for a majority of people to enjoy?Continue...

The Journal staff's music picks

Whether you want to add these songs to your Spotify playlist or laugh at our choices behind our backs, the decision is up to you.Continue...

I paid to meet my favourite singer for 60 seconds and I regret nothing

It was never my plan to meet American recording artist SZA.Continue...

Out of the dorm, into the spotlight

If you’ve ever been to a house party at Queen’s, there’s a high possibility you’ve heard of Tigress. The four-piece band that’s a regular performer at campus events just took their next step— opening for Canadian indie pop rock group James Blonde at The Mansion this Saturday.Continue...

Battle of the streaming bands: Spotify Premium vs. Apple Music

Everyone knows that to have a picture-perfect, movie-magic kind of summer, you need the perfect summer soundtrack, but that picture-perfect moment can be gone in a second if you spend it arguing with your friends over who is going to stream the music.Continue...

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