by Charlie Hilfiker Blue Light Bandits’ self-titled album is a fresh and relaxing album. Fans of John Mayer will enjoy similar vibes off of Blue Light Bandits’ album. The lead singer’s voice is reminiscent of A Great Big World. This album is a nice combination of Rock, Pop, and R&B. My personal favorites are “Back […]
by Kaitlyn Karlstein On Thursday, March 22, Panic! At the Disco played a pop-up show at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park. As a huge fan of Panic, I knew the day before there was a show happening somewhere in Asbury due to an Instagram video Brendon Urie posted. At noon on the 22nd, Panic’s […]
by: Kaitlyn Karlstein On Friday, March 23, Matt and Kim started off their comeback tour at Starland Ballroom. After a year of being unable to tour because Kim had torn her ACL and meniscus during their last show, the couple were more than ecstatic to be back! The night started off with Twinkids; a duo […]
Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat. Starring John Boyega, Charlie Day, Scott Eastwood and more. Directed by Steven S. DeKnight. Pacific Rim: Uprising is Rated PG-13
Interview with Karl Nussbaum discussing The National School Walkout: A Mass Student Protests Against Gun Violence.
By: Kaitlyn Karlstein If you are looking for an album of sad songs to help you through a break up, look no further. Soccer Mommy’s album, Clean, is collectively the saddest album I have ever heard in my life. Sophie Allison is only 20 years old, but the pain that comes through in her songs […]
By: Thomas Neira While the movie industry has been anticipating the release of Black Panther, the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, music fans have equally been excited for its soundtrack. Black Panther: The Album was put together by Kendrick Lamar and his label Top Dawg Entertainment, and features many of Lamar’s fellow artists […]
By: Jeremy Wall People from all over flooded into Montclair Public Library’s auditorium yesterday to hear former USA TODAY Editor in Chief and Chief Content Officer Joanne Lipman speak. Interviewed by her former manager TIME magazine Editor in Chief Edward Felsenthal, about 80 people stopped by to receive a signed copy of Joanne Lipman’s new […]
by Kaitlyn Karlstein Starcrawler is a band of young rockers aging from late teens to early twenties, but their music is old school rock. Their self-titled album released in January and is a banger. It is a sound you didn’t know you needed in your life. The music is hard rock and upbeat where the lead […]
By: Thomas Neira Justin Timberlake follows up his 2013 hit album The 20/20 Experience nearly five years later with 2018’s Man of the Woods. However, those that are looking for more of the same of what made Timberlake’s last album so great will surely be disappointed. Timberlake tries to change his sound from The 20/20 Experience’s […]
By: Kyle Phipps A 20 year old Brooklyn-based rapper by the name of Jay Critch is one of the hottest up and coming artist out now. He started releasing music in 2016 on Soundcloud and since then he’s been on the map. Jay Critch showed off his talent this past Saturday night (2-10-18) in […]
Black Panther follows the story of T’Challa, who after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Martin Freeman, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, Forest […]
Porches most recent LP titled The House is the perfect soundtrack to a chill evening spent just where the name intends. If you can picture lying in bed late at night with the lights dimmed and the volume turned up, then you can enjoy a track like “Now the Water” which takes on the pleasingly […]
Isadora Williams, a Food & Nutrition major with a concentration in Dietetics at Montclair State University is representing her family’s nation of Brazil in the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. For more insight into Isadora’s story, check out this article in The Montclarion by student Anthony Gabbianelli.
The Morning Buzz’s Christian Curatola and Jacquie Moore talk to student Avery Vazac about her piece on the trials and tribulations within the Dance department on Montclair State, as well as evolving with progress and accommodating space.
By Connor Faleski In an attempt to lessen the amount of words you have to read and shorten the amount of time I have to talk about this album, I’m just going to let you know right out of the gate that Colors is bad. What Beck has done with this album, which is something […]
By: Kyle Phipps Jaden Smith is on the rise with his music career, and he’s been taking all appropriate strides in that direction with his Pop/Alternative Rap approach. He released his debut album SYRE last year (11/11/17), and put it all on full display in Brooklyn, NY Saturday night (1/27/18) at the Schimanski nightclub during […]
By Connor Faleski King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard’s fourth out of five albums released in 2017, entitled Polygondwanaland checks all of the boxes that a King Gizzard album usually has. Is it a concept album? Yes. Are the lyrics mystical and dream-like? Yes. Fuzzy vocals? You betcha. During the actual listening of the album, King […]
By: Connor Faleski Warm Glow is the newest EP from St. Paul, Minnesota’s own Hippo Campus. The band comes through with three new songs, which I can only assume are tracks that didn’t make it onto the band’s debut album Landmark: an album that surpasses others of that genre by working as a cohesive whole, with […]
Technical Academy Award winner J-Walt, Director, Interactive Designer, Architect, Performer, VR innovator and the world’s only anatar player joined host Christian Curatola in studio to talk about “Lucid Dreamscapes” which are performances that combine aspects of animation, video games, music, theater, dance and architecture into a seamless new art form. Host: Christian Curatola Producer: Nick […]
Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour, but face a group who uses both instruments and voices. Starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, and Ruby Rose. Pitch Perfect 3 is Rated PG-13
Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. The Greatest Showman is Rated […]
Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Starring John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Nick Jonas, Gabriel Iglesias, and more.
The last edition of the Star Wars saga. Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past. Starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Domnhall Gleeson, […]
By: Meghan Thompson Sam Smith`s new album “The Thrill of It All” is a beautiful story book that dances with the many feelings and moments that are experienced while in love. While his opening song “Too Good at Goodbyes” exhibits the emotions and the emotional damage that can wash over one in the time of […]
By: Mario Papa The spirit of the legendary progressive rock band Rush lived on recently as the Rush Tribute Band Mystic Rhythms performed on November 24 at (Le) Poisson Rouge in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, New York City. The band, composed of Paul Armento, Adam Pliss, and Steve Longo performed the popular 1981 album Moving […]
Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma is a rare form of brain tumors. It affects mostly kids ages 5 through 9. MSU alum Waddah Azzawi and his wife Noor are in the fight of their life, to save their 5 year old Aya. Aya is a 22 month survivor of a 99% deathly type of brain […]
WMSC’s The Morning Buzz hosts, Christian Curatola and Jacquie Moore, interview the director of Montclair State University’s production of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night Mark Hardy. Christian and Jacquie ask Hardy about the production, his interpretation of the play, and more.
The Morning Buzz, Thursday Edition, interviews the masterminds behind Broadway Arts Lab, a non-profit musical theater program for kids in our North Jersey area. They joined us to talk about their latest production, coming to the Wayne YMCA Rosen theater, The Sound of Music. Opening night is tonight at 7pm with 4 more performances running […]