FOUR ARTISTS WE MISS TO DEATH

The Original Taylor Swift Don’t get me wrong, this new, ‘poppier’ Swift is great too. But sometimes, I miss the country “Teardrops on My Guitar” Taylor – remember those awesome tracks off her Fearless album? Now the songs she’s producing sound similar and not-so-special…but I guess she’s just going with what sells most. Hey, I will love ‘T. Swizzle’, but I wouldn’t mind her going … Continue reading FOUR ARTISTS WE MISS TO DEATH

The Music Scene: Artists to Keep an Eye On

Augusta Ray I had the incredible opportunity to hear Augusta live multiple times last summer back when she was a local artist. I’m not exaggerating when I say that singer-songwriter, Augusta Campoli, is going to be huge. She personally told me that her stage name is Augusta Ray because she wanted something simple, that people can pronounce easily. I’d say that’s a smart move! With … Continue reading The Music Scene: Artists to Keep an Eye On

Why Nina Dobrev’s Departure from the CW’s The Vampire Diaries Should Have Signified the End of the Series

I have been watching the CW’s The Vampire Diaries (TVD) since it first started to air in the fall of 2009. The show is based on L.J. Smith’s book series, but the writers, namely Julie Plec and Caroline Dries, began to take their own direction as the show became more popular after the first season. While the plotlines are not necessarily always strong, the character … Continue reading Why Nina Dobrev’s Departure from the CW’s The Vampire Diaries Should Have Signified the End of the Series

Movie Review: THE GIFT (2015)

The Gift is a mysterious thriller flick starring Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, and Joel Edgerton. With a whopping 92% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this film lived up to the outstanding critic reviews. The movie centers on a married couple, Simon (Bateman) and Robyn (Hall), who have just moved houses for a fresh start. However, when an old schoolmate of Simon’s (Edgerton) makes an unexpected … Continue reading Movie Review: THE GIFT (2015)

FIVE INCREDIBLE ED SHEERAN SONGS YOU PROBABLY DON’T KNOW

When I say that these are songs you probably don’t know, I’m not trying to insult you. I’m not saying that you aren’t a true Ed Sheeran fan. As an avid Ed Sheeran listener myself, I only recently discovered these gems. These tracks are either part of the deluxe version of Sheeran’s popular albums, or they are from less popular EPs and much older albums. … Continue reading FIVE INCREDIBLE ED SHEERAN SONGS YOU PROBABLY DON’T KNOW

ED SHEERAN MAKES THE ACC ‘SING!’ IN TORONTO DURING 2015 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

Saturday June 6th, 2015 – this was the day I was going to see Ed Sheeran live at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. I had decided that my friend and I would make a day of it rather than head over solely for Ed, although that is reason enough! After a long subway ride due to TTC maintenance, we walked over to the quaint … Continue reading ED SHEERAN MAKES THE ACC ‘SING!’ IN TORONTO DURING 2015 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

Ten Must-Hear Indie Songs for an Aching Heart

Whether you’re yearning deeply for someone or going through a break-up, these indie tracks will echo what you’re feeling in a way that’s very pleasing to the ear. Lesser known artists such as Lanks and Fauxliage seem to understand an aching heart and know just how to compose expressive songs that will have you singing along. Continue reading Ten Must-Hear Indie Songs for an Aching Heart