Album Reviews

Sick Scenes – Los Campesinos! The UK band, Los Campesinos! (LC!) — advertised as “your ex-girlfriend’s favorite band” — return to the alternative indie-rock scene with their sixth album, Sick Scenes. Sick Scenes is about battling mental health issues, relationships, and the uncertainty and anxiety of ascending past emerging adulthood. In LC! fashion, it’s filled […]

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “Green Light” – Lorde Jessica Whitesel: Aside from the fact that this is a new song — praise the Lorde (hahaha see what I did there?) I’m just hella impressed that she can put on makeup in a car. LIKE WHO […]

New Music Friday

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “Love” – Lana Del Rey Jessica Whitesel: Yasssssss. Lana is my white girl queen. This song is typically Lana, with a huge cinematic sound that doesn’t really have that many elements. I’m probably going to listen to this way too many […]

New Music Friday

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “How Would You Feel (Paean)” – Ed Sheeran Jessica Whitesel: Don’t get me wrong; I love Ed Sheeran, but he needs to stop with the love songs. It’s like he is trying to one-up himself over being able to write the […]

The April Fools Childrenhood

Creating an album is a challenge, even for seasoned veterans of the music scene who have the full support of a record label, and a team of producers behind them. It’s even harder when you’re writing, recording, and mixing whole albums solo. Add in being a university student, as well as involvement in another musical […]

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “Beauty and the Beast” – Ariana Grande and John Legend Jessica Pickering: This is the most I’ve ever liked Ariana Grande and John Legend. This is honestly the song both their careers have been leading up to. I’m not even being […]

Album Reviews

Lemon Memory – Menace Beach From the opening track, it instantly becomes clear where Menace Beach is from — confirmed by a quick Google search — they’re UK-based. Leeds, if we really want to get picky. Even though this is their second full length album, it sounds more like a debut album assembled from demos […]

Stuff we like and don’t like

Stuff we don’t like — Not getting what you expected from a menu (especially ones with pictures) It’s a pretty well known fact that your food isn’t going to look like the picture (I’m looking at you McDonald’s). But usually the picture shows all of the ingredients even the ones you can’t usually see like […]

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY

Follow The Peak on Spotify to stay up to date on New Music Friday. “Are You Sure?” – Kris Kross Amsterdam feat. Conor Maynard and Ty Dolla $ign Jessica Whitesel: So I was expecting Kris Kross the rappers from the ’90s who wore all of their clothes backwards. Not some techno version of Justin Bieber […]

Stuff we like and don’t like

Stuff We Like — Little Saigon in Yaletown This is honestly my favourite restaurant. The Yaletown location is the most transit friendly of the three lower mainland locations, but the food is delicious at all of them. This place is a must try for anyone who loves Vietnamese food. One of the things I love […]

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