Arts & Culture

SU Q Centre library spotlight: Sarah Waters

By Jen Sidorova, February 16 2018 — If you weren’t already aware, there’s a library within the Students’ Union Q Centre in MacHall, the LGBTQA+ community space on the U of C campus. One author on its shelves worth checking out is acclaimed novelist Sarah Waters. Waters is well-known for her fantastic ability to describe…

New Music: January Album Wrap-Up

By Thomas Johnson, February 9 2018 —  Migos – Culture II Culture II feels more like a playlist than an album, making it an unfitting follow-up to last year’s instant classic. The first Culture was a precise distillation of everything Migos does well. Quavo, Offset and especially Takeoff still perform at a very high level,…

U of C compositions debut at the Forms of Sound festival

By Brent Matterson, February 8 2018 — Focusing on innovation and questioning the meaning of not only music, but sound itself, the final concert of the Forms of Sound Festival takes place Thursday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall. Forms of Sound presents works that explore diverse areas in music and the…

Rap in 2018 isn’t trash, Joey Bada$$

By Thomas Johnson, February 2 2018 — Throwback rapper dear Joey Bada$$ thinks the genre is currently trash. In a recent string of tweets, Joey articulated his thoughts on the current climate of hip-hop. Rap is in a very trash state rn with very few exceptions that don’t even get the love and attention that they…

Mix some soul into your folk music with I Am The Mountain

By Thomas Johnson, February 1 2018 — Colton O’Reilly, the bandleader for Calgary’s I Am The Mountain, is curbing the frigid cold by way of beanie and Blundstones. Between sips of hot chocolate and bites of banana bread, he tells me about their upcoming EP, We’re Here For Each Other, their first project since 2015’s…

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