WQHS Goes To The Movies: Alden Reviews ‘Citizen Kane 2’ AKA ‘Isn’t It Romantic’

WQHS Goes To The Movies: Alden Reviews ‘Citizen Kane 2’ AKA ‘Isn’t It Romantic’

My first instinct is to call Isn’t It Romantic Rebel Wilson’s magnum opus – but I cannot do this in good faith, because with the level of directorial skill that she portrayed, I know there are many more great things on the horizon. While I initially believed that rom-coms were masterpieces, Rebel Wilson’s character argues against my … Continue reading “WQHS Goes To The Movies: Alden Reviews ‘Citizen Kane 2’ AKA ‘Isn’t It Romantic’”

Songs That Are Important To Me, Gene: “Fantasy” by Mariah Carey

Songs That Are Important To Me, Gene: “Fantasy” by Mariah Carey

When I first listened to Mariah Carey’s “Fantasy,” I was completely unaware of its sheer importance. I was unaware of its musical relevance and its impressive commercial success. I just remember bopping my head up and down a little to the Tom Tom Club’s sampled beat and wondering why I never looked into Mariah Carey’s … Continue reading “Songs That Are Important To Me, Gene: “Fantasy” by Mariah Carey”

Isaiah Rashad is Today’s Ideal Hip-Hop Act

Isaiah Rashad is Today’s Ideal Hip-Hop Act

Last summer, Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q and the rest of Top Dawg Entertainment, embarked on what might have been the tour of the summer: The Championship Tour. However, a surprising absence from the lineup for the tour is featured in the videos, the young buck Isaiah Rashad. It is certainly artists like Kendrick, SZA, … Continue reading “Isaiah Rashad is Today’s Ideal Hip-Hop Act”

Better Oblivion Community Center’s Self-Titled Debut Is Less Than Promised

Better Oblivion Community Center’s Self-Titled Debut Is Less Than Promised

Phoebe Bridgers may be the hardest working musician of the past year, especially when it comes to collaborations. After spending last year putting out an EP with Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker as boygenius, releasing a Christmas single with Jackson Browne, and otherwise touring with songs from her debut Stranger in the Alps, she now … Continue reading “Better Oblivion Community Center’s Self-Titled Debut Is Less Than Promised”

Still Woozy Bring Vibrant Energy to Johnny Brenda’s Wednesday Night

Still Woozy Bring Vibrant Energy to Johnny Brenda’s Wednesday Night

Even on a Wednesday, Still Woozy packed the house at Johnny Brenda’s. When I arrived just before the opener came on, the room felt rather empty. However, after another hour, the venue was totally filled. Those who came early enough were treated to Cehryl (pronounced Cheryl), who boldly performed entirely on her own. She played … Continue reading “Still Woozy Bring Vibrant Energy to Johnny Brenda’s Wednesday Night”

The Internet at the Fillmore

The Internet at the Fillmore

After a year of the group’s members pursuing individual projects, The Internet came together to release their newest LP, Hive Mind. On Thursday, November 29th, the R&B band brought the project to life in front of an energetic audience at the Fillmore. As a frequent rap concert-goer and relatively new listener of The Internet, I … Continue reading “The Internet at the Fillmore”

Sofia Verbilla Finds the Beauty in the Smallest of Moments

Sofia Verbilla Finds the Beauty in the Smallest of Moments

“It makes me chuckle when people call me Harmony, that’s always kinda funny to me,” Sofia Verbilla sits across from me in a café on Drexel’s campus, where she goes to school. Harmony Woods is the name of her indie emo project, for which she sings, writes songs, and plays rhythm guitar. Their first album, … Continue reading “Sofia Verbilla Finds the Beauty in the Smallest of Moments”

Soccer Mommy, Ratboys, & Harmony Woods at First Unitarian

Soccer Mommy, Ratboys, & Harmony Woods at First Unitarian

This Saturday, a sold-out crowd filtered in to the Church basement, where three killer bands belted out sets to warm the chilly audience. Soccer Mommy headlined, the Nashville-based project of Sophie Allison, backed by four musicians, giving them the biggest sound I’ve heard them at yet. With three guitars and the addition of keys, they … Continue reading “Soccer Mommy, Ratboys, & Harmony Woods at First Unitarian”