Category: Music

Providence College Students Tune In

WDOM’s Events Continue to Get Better On Oct. 28, Providence College’s radio station, WDOM, held its annual “Tune In With WDOM” event. Six student performers and bands performed for their peers in the crisp autumn air. While there was consternation about attendance due to the event falling on the first day of Halloweekend, Tune In […]

John Downey '23

Rock and Roll Returns

A Retrospective of The Latest Student Concert at The Met Last academic year, there were three concerts featuring Providence College students at The Met in Pawtucket, RI. With each show featuring student bands, the turnouts were always in the hundreds, and the crowds loved every second of it. The student who orchestrated much of what […]

John Downey '23

A Coming Crescendo for the MTP Program

Big Things in the Works for the Music Technology and Production Degree Last year, Providence College officially began offering a new degree: music technology and production. Dealing mainly with aspects of recording and mixing music, as well as songwriting, orchestration, and transcription, the program was paramount in launching the music department into the future as […]

John Downey '23

Chaos and Creation in the Backyard

Local Musicians Take Initiative to Support the Arts There is no shortage of venues in Rhode Island. From legendary sites such as AS220, Alchemy, and News Cafe, to newer places such as Pub on Park, the chances of music being heard in Providence and beyond is high. However, there is also no shortage of bands […]

John Downey '23

Look What You Made Me “Clue”

Taylor Swift and her Obsession with Easter Eggs August has officially slipped away, leaving Swifties to anxiously await Taylor Swift’s 10th studio album, Midnights. Fans have been scouring Swift’s social media and her media appearances, hoping that she drops one of her infamous Easter eggs. If you have been a fan of Swift over the […]

Liz Keating '24

Renaissance: The Rebirth of Queen Bey

A Review of Beyoncé‘s Latest Effort Singer, songwriter, producer, and pop icon Beyoncé released her new album, Renaissance, on July 29, 2022. The album is Beyoncé’s seventh studio album as a solo recording artist. Before going solo, she co-wrote five studio albums with Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams—the trio made up the famous girl group […]

Abigail Levasseur '24

Take a Chance

Local Musician Chance Emerson Making Big Strides Chance Emerson is no stranger to success. The self-proclaimed “half-Asian singing cowboy” has gone from playing packed events at his alma mater, Brown University, to playing shows all around the country. Backed by an all-star band, Emerson has toured some remarkable venues and has played with a shocking […]

John Downey '23

Keep Calm and Rock On

A Call to Arms (Instruments) for Providence College Students Last year, something glorious happened at Providence College: a music scene began to emerge. After a large drought during which WDOM’s Stuartstock disappeared for several years and the number of bands on campus was at an all-time low, student musicians came together and formed groups. Concerts […]

John Downey '23

A New Day for Swifties

Taylor Swift Reveals Release of Yet Another Album After a busy two years, Taylor Swift is soon to release her fifth album. This will be her 10th studio album, titled Midnights, and will be released on Oct. 21. The album will be composed of 13 songs representing a sleepless night in the artist’s life. Swift […]

Claudia Fennell '24

People Still Want Their MTV

Highlights of the MTV Awards The MTV Video Music Awards were held on Aug. 28, 2022, at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The show featured award distribution for a variety of categories, including “Best Song of the Summer” and “Best Video of the Year,” and showcased performances by the nation’s top music artists. In […]

Abigail Levasseur '24