Week 3 album reviews

Album Reviews

I Had a Dream that You Were Mine — Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam Batmanglij By Rita Ovis Hamilton Leithauser pulled away from his band The Walkmen and joined forces with Rostam Batmanglij — a multi-instrumentalist formerly from Vampire Weekend — to create a brand new, and quite unique musical duo. Their album, I Had A […]

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SPOOF: The Short List

Larissa Chen It has been an incredible feat that while she was initially elected as VP student services representative, Larissa Chen quickly rose to her new title as Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) president when Deepak failed to enroll in class for the summer 2016 semester. Her spritely spirit continues in her role as president […]

Regardless of how you feel about Christmas, Frosty the Snowman is an all time great.

The 10 best Christmas movies

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) I love this movie. The songs are on point, and it’s also a multi-holiday movie, which is a big plus — especially since most places barely get the Halloween decorations put in the clearance section before the Christmas ones start coming out. It’s also a fun way to explore the […]

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Holiday guide to Metro Vancouver

Enchant Christmas Light Maze and Market Promising to be the world’s largest light maze, with hundreds of thousands of LED lights, illuminated sculptures, and a giant Christmas tree at the centre, Enchant has something for everyone — especially with the associated food trucks and Christmas market.    When: November 25 to December 31, 4–10 p.m. […]

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “I Feel it Coming” – The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk Jessica Whitesel: The Weeknd is talented, Daft Punk is talented, but when you put the two together you get something that is not greater than the sum of its parts. “Starboy” […]

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “We the People . . .” – A Tribe Called Quest Jessica Whitesel: I always forget how great rap can be. When there is focus on social justice and issues that black and POC communities face, it’s straight fire. That’s the […]

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “Setting Fires” – The Chainsmokers feat. XYLØ Jessica Whitesel: Bless the Chainsmokers for going beyond “#Selfie,” but damn them for making basically the same song over, and over, and over. It’s a little much now. Maybe one day I’ll rank all […]

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ALBUM REVIEWS

Yes Lawd! – NxWorries Yes Lawd!, the debut album by the brand new hip-hop duo NxWorries, made me go “Yes lawd!” The album delivers the best of modern hip-hop as far as smooth vocals and chill beats.   Anderon .Paak and Knxwledge make up NxWorries, and Yes Lawd! marries the best of Knxwledge’s brilliant producing […]

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “Fake Love” – Drake Jessica Whitesel: The beat is 🔥 but Drake is lukewarm. While he has found something that works for him, 30 should be an opportunity to try something new and call it a midlife crisis if it doesn’t […]

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