SYSH: Staff Summer Recs
Glass Animals performed at James Lavelle's Meltdown on Wednesday 18 June as part of a special double-bill featuring two of the first signings to producer Paul Epworth's Wolf Tone label. Photo: Victor Frankowski, Wikimedia Commons.

SYSH: Staff Summer Recs

After an hellaciously challenging year, everyone is looking forward to spending time decompressing during the summer.  This week’s collaborative Songs You Should Hear column features celebratory summer recommendations from Catalyst staff writers. “Miami Ice” by Yung Gravy (submitted by Jaden Maryanopolis) This school year has…

0 Comments
SYSH: Fearless (Taylor’s Version)
In the initial time after signing with Big Machine Records, Swift wrote over 250 songs before releasing her album "Fearless."

SYSH: Fearless (Taylor’s Version)

Taylor Swift has had a rough couple years with the rights to her master recordings of her first six albums being sold in June 2019 when record executive Scooter Braun’s company Ithaca Holdings LLC purchased Big Machine Records for roughly $330 million.  These first six…

0 Comments

SYSH: Black History Month wrap-up

This week’s Songs You Should Hear is a little different.  Given the vast influence the Black community has had on music history, the Catalyst thought it only appropriate to dedicate the last SYSH column in February to Black History Month.   “Describing the African-American influence on…

0 Comments

SYSH: 2020 Survival Mode

This year has been stressful politically and emotionally with the coming presidential election and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the adjustments to daily life, but one way that Catalyst staff members have kept their heads above water by listening to music. The following are the…

0 Comments

Songs you should hear: Graduation edition

As the current academic year comes to a fairly unceremonious close, graduating students, who are exiting New College during an unprecedented economic recession, are left wondering what comes next. According to the most recent results of this year’s “First Destination Graduation Survey,” nearly half of…

0 Comments