WAMH x The Student

WAMH X The Student: David Berman’s “Snow is Falling in Manhattan”

Stillness, Slowing, and David Berman’s “Snow is Falling in Manhattan”  Until recently, my most potent memory of snow was a surprise blizzard sometime in December 2016. My grandfather had tickets to a musical in the West Village, and I was tucked next to him in the windowless theater when the storm began. At intermission, we …

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WAMH x The Student: Frank Ocean’s Forgotten Album

by Chris Tun ’25 2016 was a landmark year for Frank Ocean. The release of his second studio album “Blonde” brought widespread praise from music critics, with a Metacritic average score of 87. However, most people forget about the album that came immediately before: “Endless.” Released under Def Jam Recordings, the album fulfilled Ocean’s contentious recording contract …

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WAMH x The Student: Reflecting on Joni Mitchell’s “Blue”

by Olive Amdur ’23 Read this piece in The Amherst Student‘s Arts and Living section here. “Ladies of the Canon,” the show I host on WAMH on Sundays at 8, is named for Joni Mitchell’s 1970 album Ladies of the Canyon. I spend the hour playing music by women in indie, alternative rock, and folk music, …

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