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‘The Brown Girl Chronicles’- Why Representation Matters (Part 1)

By The Ithacan | Mar 18, 2019

On this episode of ‘The Brown Girl Chronicles’ host Sobeida Rosa is talking about representation in the entertainment industry.

Review: Sam Smith’s second album is a thrilling masterpiece

By | Nov 8, 2017

It’s nearly impossible for anyone to resist Smith’s sweet serenading, and “The Thrill of it All” makes that all too clear.

See You, Sia

By | Feb 19, 2015

If you are anything like me, you watched The 57th Annual Grammy Awards, and you loved every second of it, minus a certain album winning over the Queen herself. (It’s best not to talk about it.) However, with all of that happening, there was something, in particular, that annoyed me to no end. No, I am not talking about Kanye West. I thought what he did was actually pretty funny. No, I am not talking about Rihanna looking like she is getting ready for her quinceañera. (She looked like a cupcake…) I am talking about Sia Furler.

Bon Iverotica

By The Ithacan | May 3, 2012

The name on everyone’s lips at the Grammy awards this year was Bon Iver, or Bonny Bear to some. Mostly it was just people questioning who he is. First of all, it’s not a he. It’s a they. Bon Iver is the musical brainchild of frontman Justin Vernon.   Through his romantic, heart-breaking repertoire and…

Dave Grohl Readies “Sound City” Project

By The Ithacan | Feb 17, 2012

Even though he just hauled in five Grammy awards on Sunday, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is showing no signs of resting on his laurels. Grohl recently announced he is involved with a new documentary called “Sound City.”   “Sound City” is inspired by a recording studio in San Fernando Valley where Nirvana recorded. Grohl…

Arcade Fire Redefines Music Videos…Again

By | Dec 17, 2011

Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire have been laying low in the United States after their Grammy win and a handful of festival headlining dates this summer. But this week, the collective resurfaced to unveil their new video for “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains),” a track off their latest album, “The Suburbs.”   But it’s not…

Grammy Predictions

By | Dec 4, 2011

Well, the Grammy nominees were announced the other night. It was a year where my favorite artists didn’t really do too much, so I don’t have many of my obsessions in the running. But I can still put my two cents in and be utterly shocked when the votes come through.   Here are my…