The Music of Lament

Okay fam, It’s clear a lot has happened in this last week but one of the hardest things to deal with is this new president. Honestly, it’s absolutely shameful that this platform of hateful rhetoric has won and yet  I feel as though he truly reflects the heart of America. And that hurts.

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The Girl From Camden

Four years ago today, the world lost an incredible talent. Overcome by depression and drug addiction, Amy Winehouse was well on her way to becoming one of the greats in British music and the World. Her great talent for combining old musical influences with young ideas and lyrics created a very unique space for her […]

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Vintage Confession: Growing Up

Bonjour Internet, Today I’m sharing another Vintage Confession in honour of the Twitter trending topic #GoodByeSelfTitledEra. Basically one of my favourite bands of all time, Paramore, is finishing up the final tour for their current album, Paramore. The album represented a lot for the band and signalled a new era of Paramore. This album came out […]

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It Doesn’t Just Happen

Here’s the thing about songwriting: it doesn’t just happen. It’s not as if I woke up one day and  all of the sudden songs just showed up in my laptop or notebooks etc. I have woken up with sudden inspiration but that’s completely different from waking up with full songs or songs period really. So […]

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Imitation Vs. Influence

So this week, a Facebook friend shared a CBC interview that was discussion the life, music, and impact of Amy Winehouse. As an Amy Winehouse fan, I always am interested to hear how different people speak of her — specifically older music critics and knowledgable individuals. One of the things that really stuck out to […]

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