JUNOS
Western shines in star-studded Junos opener

Western shines in star-studded Junos opener

The biggest stage in Canadian music was tinted purple Sunday night as Western alumni and students kicked off the 2019 Juno Awards with a surprise “once-in-a-lifetime performance.”

Alumni make Loud return to Western, London

Alumni make Loud return to Western, London

It’s mid-afternoon and Joe Depace and Andrew Fedyk are relaxing on a sunny beach in Cancún, Mexico, wrapping up a spring break tour before returning to Canada. It’s a calm before the storm for the DJ duo most would recognize by their stage name, Loud Luxury.

Wiki project adds Western knowledge to mix

Wiki project adds Western knowledge to mix

From the prosaic to the arcane, Wikipedia offers a world of factual tidbits, images and data about millions of people, places and things. Now a group of volunteers is looking to add Western-rich content to a number of entries in the crowd-sourced public database.

Bringing an alumnus along for the ride

Bringing an alumnus along for the ride

Discover what ‘Elements’ – including tunes penned and sung by Western alumnus Stephan Moccio – usher her into Juno weekend when Don Wright Faculty of Music Dean Betty Anne Younker takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Playing games with the future of music

Playing games with the future of music

The future of music won’t be contained to the concert stage – it will be on screens in the games being played by millions around the globe. And if the music industry is going to thrive in the future, it needs to embrace this new performance arena, according to a Western professor.

Loud Luxury scores four Juno nominations

Loud Luxury scores four Juno nominations

Loud Luxury, the Canadian dance/electronic duo born out of a friendship forged at Western, will not only be performing at the Juno Awards in London in March – they’ve just been nominated for four major awards at the event.