By MICHELE MATTIA
Twenty-year-old singer/songwriter Melanie Rodriguez makes her audience feel at home and welcome with her set she performs at the quaint William Paterson University café on Dec. 5. The intimate audience tunes in and focuses on the lyrics of Rodriguez, who only stands at 5 feet tall but offers a voice much greater...Read more →
by RYAN MCGRATH
Within the last couple of weeks there has been numerous debate amongst music purists who have drawn out conclusions that have ultimately predicted the revival of the emo genre.
The recent debate of the emo revival sparked different perspectives from various Ramapo College students who were highly infatuated with the genre.
Even though sophomore...Read more →
By AMANDA SICILIANO
The iOS 7 update brings a whole new design into view, changing the way Apple products will be used, but some users are not impressed.
A control center brings easy access to convenient apps such as Airplane mode, Wi-Fi, brightness, and even an added flashlight feature. The camera application now has a ‘square’ option,...Read more →
By JASMINE DURSUN
When the scents of Italian fine dining ignite your nostrils, the vivid colors and patterns of tribal clothing delight your irises, and the warmness of artistic innovation lifts your spirit, you know you’re at the Edgewater Music and Arts Festival.
September is the month for creative souls as summer comes to an end...Read more →
By RYAN MCGRATH
Through the use of social media, a spark of unity has been ignited within Ramapo College’s music community. The Facebook group, Jamapo, is a page that provides students with the opportunity to makes connections with one another through sharing their common interests and passions towards music.
Members of the Jamapo group page can...Read more →
By BRIANNA FARULLA
He had been at band practice for the past five hours. After months of recording, Time Will Tell’s debut full-length album is finally complete. This means that it is time for them to master the new set that they will play on a worldwide tour this upcoming summer. Their goal is to...Read more →
The band was highly anticipating their first big show on March 4, in Deer Park, NY. They would finally have the honor of playing alongside well-known death metal bands Aegaeon and Dark Sermon. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, the band discovered that they would have to wait a bit longer for their big break.
Ocean...Read more →
BY ALEXA RIVERA
The Music in Nature Symposium was an event hosted by Ramapo College on Thursday Feb. 28 in the Trustees Pavilion. The purpose of this symposium was to shed light on the connection between nature and music.
The symposium and concert was an independent study project conducted by student Adam Lazor.
Lazor is a music...Read more →
The hit play Jersey Boys is taking Broadway by storm. It opened in 2005 and is stil one of the most popular musicals to date. But how do they keep selling out night after night?
Jersey Boys follows the rise of four young men from New Jersey to stardom and an eventual spot in the...Read more →
By KRISTEN GARAFANO
The sound of a piano being played echoes throughout the room that has power cords and amps spread from one side to the other. The drummer beats down on the cymbals as the guitarist strums a melody that resonates off the walls, and the lead singer passionately sings into a microphone.
This is...Read more →