Exit Zine and Tape Compilation Drops to Bandcamp

By Allison Lapinski Exit Zine is a tape compilation and zine that brought together musicians from Chicago and the West Coast on the recent debut release. DePaul student and music journalist Avery Luke is the curator of the compilation. Her inspiration for this project was the 90s-era label Sarah Records, “because they did an interesting format where they released a hundred compilation records from small indie bands in the UK." Luke commented, "they did a … Continue reading Exit Zine and Tape Compilation Drops to Bandcamp

Loyola’s School of Communications Presents Lo-Fi Fridays with Porch Music

By: Kylie Richards The Loyola School of Communication is bringing music straight to your home through a new series called Lo-Fi Fridays. This series highlights student musicians and will take place every Friday for the remainder of the semester at 12 p.m. CT.  The first Lof-Fi Friday took place on March 12th, 2021 and featured Loyola student Mat Shiley and bandmate Gabe Lewis of Porch Music. This magnetic duo met in the first grade in … Continue reading Loyola’s School of Communications Presents Lo-Fi Fridays with Porch Music

Our Picks for Bandcamp Friday!

It is Bandcamp Friday, and you (better) know what that means— all proceeds of today’s sales on the platform will go to the musicians. Considering that we are now approaching a year of living under the pandemic, if you can spare the extra cash, now would be the perfect time to show the bands you love how much you support them.  Check out just a few of the handpicked records from the Music Department below:  … Continue reading Our Picks for Bandcamp Friday!

The End of Daft Punk

By Jason McCullum Daft Punk was not a duo that people often thought about during the 2010s. They had not put out a studio album since 2013’s Grammy winning Random Access Memories and had not made any new music since collaborating with The Weekend in 2016. Since 2017, when there were brief rumors that they were planning to tour, there had not even been any reason to believe that the two were planning something big … Continue reading The End of Daft Punk

Raveena Shares “Tweety” Music Video

R&B songstress Raveena splashed on the scene in 2018 with a string of singles. Her song “Temptation” gave us some serious Lauryn Hill realness, and she eventually went on to release the Moonstone EP in  2020.  Her latest single, “Tweety,” is a sweet and melodic love song, shining a light on her everlasting vocals and songwriting chops. The production on the track sets up a dancey beat, with notes of soul through elements of airy … Continue reading Raveena Shares “Tweety” Music Video