WQHS Radio’s Library Project
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WQHS Radio’s Library Project

Throughout the 2020 to 2021 school year, WQHS Radio’s Station Librarian Leah Van Dyke invited members of the WQHS community to submit a picture of their favorite physical forms of music whether that be a CD, Vinyl record or 8-track and to discuss what this music meant to them. These submissions were featured on the … Continue reading “WQHS Radio’s Library Project”

Yves Tumor Brings Intrigue and Mystery To Philly
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Yves Tumor Brings Intrigue and Mystery To Philly

Imagine sitting at the bottom of the deep end of a swimming pool. If you’ve ever dove down with outstretched fingers trying to touch the bottom, you’re probably familiar with the trampling sensation caused by the tension of the water. Now imagine that feeling surrounding you. The water holding back for the moment, but threatening … Continue reading “Yves Tumor Brings Intrigue and Mystery To Philly”

Concert Review: Lucy Dacus Dazzles in First Hometown Home Video Tour Date

Concert Review: Lucy Dacus Dazzles in First Hometown Home Video Tour Date

Last Wednesday, October 20th, 2021, Lucy Dacus and her Home Video Tour opened the first of two nights at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer to a roaring weeknight crowd. Following local opener Shamir, Dacus and her band brought their signature somber, folksy brand of indie rock for a 2-hour set. The audience hung on every enchanting note … Continue reading “Concert Review: Lucy Dacus Dazzles in First Hometown Home Video Tour Date”

Big Thief Is Back, A Review of the Band’s Latest Singles

Big Thief Is Back, A Review of the Band’s Latest Singles

The American indie rock band Big Thief is ramping up for a powerful return with the release of four new singles and the announcement of several 2022 North American tour dates. In the November 2021 issue of the British music magazine Mojo, the band announced that they will be releasing a double album in early … Continue reading “Big Thief Is Back, A Review of the Band’s Latest Singles”

Let the Music Speak for Itself: Daft Punk

Let the Music Speak for Itself: Daft Punk

Enigmatic and legendary, electronic music duo Daft Punk split up February 22nd 2021. A 28-year-long career leaves fans with four studio albums packed to the brim with timeless classics such as “Around the World”, “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”, “Human After All”, and of course, “Get Lucky”. To truly understand their legacy on music, let’s turn … Continue reading “Let the Music Speak for Itself: Daft Punk”

A Conversation with Alvie and the Breakfast Pigs

A Conversation with Alvie and the Breakfast Pigs

Alvie and the Breakfast Pigs are a band from San Francisco who “isn’t here to serve a brand new cuisine.” Claiming to be one of the last rock bands in the city, Alvie, Matt, Phil, and Jake “serve up those classic high-gain recipes you grew up on,” playing rock’n’roll with influences from a myriad of … Continue reading “A Conversation with Alvie and the Breakfast Pigs”

Single Review: UNITED GIRLS ROCK’N’ROLL CLUB

Single Review: UNITED GIRLS ROCK’N’ROLL CLUB

Last Friday, CHAI and Hinds released “UNITED GIRLS ROCK’N’ROLL CLUB,” an invigorating collaboration between 8 female musicians recorded in Madrid shortly before the pandemic. For CHAI, it is an addition to the string of energetic singles released in 2020. For Hinds, it follows the release of their most experimental and most diversely orchestrated album to … Continue reading “Single Review: UNITED GIRLS ROCK’N’ROLL CLUB”

COVID-19’s Impact on Music: An Analysis of the Industry Post-Lockdown

COVID-19’s Impact on Music: An Analysis of the Industry Post-Lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly impacted all aspects of our everyday lives in a plethora of ways. Restaurants, movie theaters, bars–all businesses and industries have been affected to some extent by the deadly virus and the required reimagining of the “new normal” that we work to define, as we slowly return to life outside of … Continue reading “COVID-19’s Impact on Music: An Analysis of the Industry Post-Lockdown”