Taha Ali

Taha Ali

A student at York University. Taha's interest include music, sports, politics. He tweets as @tahaali329

I was not meant for mediocrity, that’s why I did it…

Dragging himself through the doors, Ammar threw his bag against the wall and slumped his aching body face first onto his bed. As he heard the whirring of the fan above him, accompanied by a creaking noise every now and then, he began pondering upon the path of uncertainty his life was taking. His thoughts started drifting to three years ago – his cleaved discipline throughout high school, getting straight As, while adhering a bare minimum social life; taking part in committees, becoming the school prefect and then earning a scholarship to a prestigious college. He was what every mother nagged ...

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Random Access Memories: Daft Punk’s new album hit a home run for me

Random Access Memories (RAM) is the fourth studio album released by the French duo, Guy-Manuel and Thomas Bangalter – better known to the world as Daft Punk. After a sabbatical of eight years since their last studio release, the iconic team of electronic musicians finally dropped their much anticipated latest album. I decided to give it a listen, in lieu of all the hype and let’s just say that it exceeded my expectations. Known for worldwide hits such as “Around The World” and “Harder Better Faster Stronger”, I had hoped that they would stay true to their roots and would not resort ...

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