Category: Music

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 […]

Jack 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 […]

Jack 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

The Day The Music Came To Life

The Day The Music Came To Life Stuartstock ’22 Showcases the Best Music PC has to Offer Jack Downey ’23 On April 29, music could be heard echoing throughout Providence College’s campus. The reason? WDOM’s annual festival, Stuartstock. Last year, Stuartstock was a bright spot during a gloomy COVID-19 pandemic year. This year’s festival built […]

Jack Downey '23

Look How Far We’ve Come, Providence College

Look How Far We’ve Come, Providence College Quinn XCII Performs at PC’s 2022 Spring Concert By Grace Whitman ’22 Two years ago, the Providence College student body was excited to return to campus after spring break to see Two Friends and Matoma perform at Spring Concert 2020, but the world had other plans. Yet throughout […]

Jack Downey '23

Where the Crawdads Sing Controversy

Where the Crawdads Sing Controversy Taylor Swift Unfairly Criticized for Involvement in Film Adaptation By Grace O’Connor ’22 Many readers have been anxiously awaiting the release of the film Where the Crawdads Sing, which is based on the New York Times best-selling novel of the same name. The book centers on a woman named Kya […]

Jack Downey '23

A Potentially Massive Win for Small Victories

A Potentially Massive Win for Small Victories An Interview with Alex Norocea By Jack Downey ’23 In two weeks, Small Victories, a Providence-based booking agency, is hosting their biggest event of the year, Small Victories Spring Week, or SVSW. It is sure to be one of the most legendary musical events the Rhode Island area […]

Jack Downey '23

“Tell the Driver, Make the Radio Play”

“Tell the Driver, Make the Radio Play” Ed Sheeran Wins “Shape of You” Lawsuit By Claudia Fennell ’24 In 2017, the now 31-year-old artist Ed Sheeran released one of his most famous songs to date: “Shape of You.” The track, a single off of his album Divide, was an instant hit on the charts. Indeed, […]

Jack Downey '23