Cyan Petry3 hours ago
PVRIS: Your New Favorite Band
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Carlos Gonzalez19 hours ago
The 'List: Best (Depending On Who You Ask) of 2017
Hello, one and all. If any of you follow my posts, you all know by now that I do not listen; or rather barely to, any new music, unless it's by an artist that I'm still willing to validate and listen ...
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Darlene Love Never Fails to Bring Christmas Home
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Angel Henschel2 days ago
Six Underrated Rock Musicians
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Carlos Gonzalez19 hours ago
The 'List: Best (Depending On Who You Ask) of 2017
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Matt Knight8 days ago
7 Worst Songs of 2017
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Renée Woods18 days ago
10 Bittersweet Songs for Winter
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christopher wyera month ago
Top Ten Greatest Original Film Soundtracks
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Oliver Pawseya month ago
Mixed Feelings: Parodies and the Alternative Scene
Music is a popular pastime for most people, and when large groups of people take something seriously, satire, spoofs, and parodies are sure to spring up around it, Music is no exception. Popular music is often parodied, most people have heard the stylings of Weird Al Yankovic; his album Mandatory Fun did quite well in 2014, parodying the hits of that year.
Jaylin Paschala month ago
All Rap is 'Conscious Rap'
"Conscious rap" is defined as rap music which "challenges the dominant cultural, political, philosophical, and economic consensus." Which, if you ask me, sounds a hell of a lot like regular, old rap. ...
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Cyan Petry3 hours ago
PVRIS: Your New Favorite Band
If you haven’t heard of PVRIS these past couple of years, you’re either new to the scene or have been living under a rock. Consisting of three members: Lynn Gunn, Alex Babinski and Brian MacDonald, PV...
Nick Falkner3 days ago
A Tale of Two Queensryches
Queensrÿche was a great band, and in many ways, still is. In fact, the first CD I ever owned was Queensrÿche’s 'Empire.' I loved the music video, and fully enjoyed the harmonies, the vocals, the overa...
Sophie Stekel5 days ago
Fickle Reputations
Signing a record contract is like accepting admission to college. Artists are forced to declare a major; a genre that will be the focus of their musical projects for at least the next four years. Howe...
Paige Williams5 days ago
Top 10 Most Overplayed Songs of 2017
We all have heard those songs that you like the first few times you hear them, but when they're on every radio station on repeat, you wonder how you liked the songs in the first place.
Matt Knight8 days ago
7 Worst Songs of 2017
As 2017 quickly draws to a close, its time to toughen up and dissect the best and the worst of what the musical world had to offer these past 12 months. While the majority of people seemed to detest 2...
Airess Kim12 days ago
Top 10 BTS Songs You Have to Hear
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Nicki Minaj
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Adrienne Houghton (Bailon)
We all remember Adrienne Bailon from the girl groups 3LW and Cheetah Girls. But how it all started was on October 24, 1983, Adrienne Bailon was born to a Puerto Rican mom named Nilda and an Ecuadorian...
Airess Kim12 days ago
Top 10 BTS Songs You Have to Hear
As someone that has followed BTS heavily since debut in June 2013, I understand how overwhelming it can be for those that want to get into BTS but don't know where to start. That's why I'm here to kic...
Eminem Pledges Support In Wake Of Manchester Attack
Adding to the list of celebrities who've helped the victims of the Manchester Arena attack, Eminem has pledged his support, recently making a generous but undisclosed donation to the Justgiving page t...
Tom Chapman18 days ago
Stan You Believe It? Eminem's 'Stan' Officially Makes It Into the Oxford Dictionary
Talk about taking your sweet time, however, boy do we have a throwback for you. Some 17 years after Marshall Mathers rocketed up the charts with "Stan," becoming one of the best-known rap songs of the...
Nikki S6 days ago
The Evolution of Music
Music has come a very long way, especially in the Western side of the world. Globally, we have all collectively gone through billions of albums and trends in music. But why? Why do tastes in music cha...
Kayla Charles19 days ago
Highly Intellectual People Hovering Over Politics
1975 There I was, standing in the crowd cheering for the fact the war was over, and our troops were leaving Vietnam. Defeated, it felt as though America was going through a drought. I felt so sad that...
Enrique Landerosa month ago
Blue Christmas: The Letter of '76
Elvis Presley is known to be the most noted, sung about, wrote about singer the world has ever known. We know so much of the man who we have come to call the "King of Rock and Roll." But no matter how...
Carlos Gonzalez19 hours ago
The 'List: Best (Depending On Who You Ask) of 2017
Hello, one and all. If any of you follow my posts, you all know by now that I do not listen; or rather barely to, any new music, unless it's by an artist that I'm still willing to validate and listen ...
Angel Henschel2 days ago
Six Underrated Rock Musicians
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20 Songs You Might Not Know Were For a Broken Heart
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Mandy Petit6 days ago
What It's Like Being a Concert Junkie in Canada
It's 2017 and I am sure that there are many Canadians out there that understand the struggle of being addicted to going to concerts. I can also assume that there are some people that may read this con...
Mandy Petit8 days ago
The Best Concert Experience
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Raven Vorhees12 days ago
The End of an Era
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Thomas Graves5 months ago
Why Am I Here? Musics, Cultures, Emotions
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Dean Conway6 months ago
Help us, Hipsters. You're Our Only Hope.
Musicology is the study of music. Within classical musicology, there are terms given to certain musical formats or layouts of pieces of music. For example, let us imagine a hypothetical piece of music...
Jordan Catto6 months ago
Akala, Illa State, Hip-Hop Shakespeare and the Rise of Conscious Grime
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Shelby Yarchin13 days ago
Five Innocent Christmas Songs with Surprisingly Dark Pasts
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Erin Johnston21 days ago
Why You Should Buy Physical Copies of Music
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Jennifer York4 months ago
And All That Jazz
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Advised by Terrence Malick, Subramanian Swamy petitions ‘Beep Song’ to be heralded as the ‘Song of the Year’
Chennai & Beyond Terrence Malick is busy shooting his next untitled philosophical crap with an ensemble cast and a cinematographer who captures the surreal beauty of birds pooping from the sky whilst ...
Tom Chapman18 days ago
I Dissed A Girl And I Liked It: Music Producer Joseph Kahn Supports Taylor Swift In Katy Perry Feud
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Jessy Brindley18 days ago
Trending K-pop Feature ~ BTS
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Jane Liang8 days ago
A History of the Ubiquitous Air Horn
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R.J Taynes10 days ago
Play Guitar Like a Pro: Avoid These Common Mistakes
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Marshall Thomas14 days ago
Did Piano Really Change My Life That Much?
Hi. My name is Marshall, and I started playing piano with my grandmother when I was just 7-and-a-half years old. Summer of 2003. Almost 14 years later, I sit here writing this story on how it changed ...
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Annie Nomusa month ago
Do Real Fans Still Exist?
It feels like being a fan just isn't a thing anymore. I feel like devoted fans are a thing of the past. I was lucky enough to grow up in a generation where dedication to an artist still meant somethin...
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Ashley Sandoval2 months ago
KPOP Criticized in the United States
Nowadays, music is seeping through our pores in our skin. Music is something you can use to escape the problems in your life, even if it means you’ll be stress-free for three whole minutes. I feel lik...
Victor Trammell3 months ago
Free Lecture at Montana State University to Analyze the Credibility of Referencing Rap Lyrics in Criminal Trials
Later this week, Montana State University will be sponsoring a lecture, which is free and open to the public at its Procrastinator Theater in the college's Strand Union Building. According to a recent...
Captain Beefheart - Safe As Milk
Never ventured into the magical world of Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band? Where do you look for the entry point? With many artists and bands, it could be anywhere, with others it is in the middle...
Johnathon Lopez2 days ago
They’re Back After 4 Years
This just came out, but Apple Music, iTunes pre-orders, and others have been able to listen to this album since the night before the release. It’s got many elements from many different genres. The rea...
Review - Eminem ('Revival')
Hip Hop legend Eminem's ninth studio album has officially dropped and it's a monster. It's got 19 songs and is one hour and seventeen minutes in length and feature the likes of Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Al...
emmett138 .20 days ago
How To Survive a DIY Tour
Eventually, artists that dream of taking their craft to the next level will have to make some moves outside of their home city. Touring can be nerve-wracking and expensive at the best of times, and do...
Angel Soto2 months ago
Mic Check One Two - My Observations From Attending Local Showcases
In one way or another I have been a part of the Tampa Bay music scene since 2001. Because of this involvement, I find myself at plenty of open mics and showcase. Often I am asked to judge or critique ...
Jonathon Lombardi2 months ago
You Wanna Make a Music Video?
If you saw either of my last two music videos, you’re probably thinking to yourself, “That was pretty cool!” Or perhaps not. Either way, if you’re considering making your own video or are an overly st...