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Modern, popular, and iconic pop culture moments in music. From current events, to trending topics and more.

Eric Allen2 years ago
The Serious Genius of Father John Misty’s Pure Comedy
At first glance, Father John Misty’s Pure Comedy might sound like the recorded version of a clergyman moonlighting as a stand-up comic, but in actuality it’s the latest studio album from the former Fl...
Ryan Cole2 years ago
The Chainsmokers - "Memories...Do Not Open."
Alex Pall and Drew Taggart have made the worst album of 2017. Ignoring that we’re only a third of the way through the thing; the general consensus seems to be that The Chainsmokers have released a deb...
Frank White2 years ago
Does Anyone Still Wang Chung?
The name Wang Chung might give you the impression that the group is a New Age Jazz group. In fact, they do incorporate a certain "airy and fluid synthesizer type" feel within their music. But Wang Chu...
Amanda Zylstra2 years ago
15 Day Song Challenge Part 2
The 15-day​ song challenge has been hot on social media. The way the challenge works is each day you post a song that applies to the theme for that day. This list is based on my own personal opinions. Which songs would make your list?
Ben G. Bronson2 years ago
Broken Record Part 2
In the previous article, I talked about how a lack of choice in music was as big of a problem as piracy. The lack of consumer confidence is palpable. People used to love music and be extremely passion...
Amanda Zylstra2 years ago
15 Day Song Challenge Part 1
The 15-day​ song challenge has been hot on social media. The way the challenge works is each day you post a song that applies to the theme for that day. This list is based on my own personal opinions....
Bethany Tiamat2 years ago
Coolest Classic Rock Funko Pops
Funko Pops are the coolest line of figurines on the market right now, and they're known for featuring iconic characters from across pop culture, from TV to comics to classic rock. Perhaps it is their ...
Famous Albums That Never Saw The Light of The Day
Remember that great soul hit “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” done right by both Marvin Gay and Gladys Night? Well, that is how throughout the history of rock music, but particularly from the time t...
Riley Raul Reese2 years ago
Music & Fashion: Intertwined Throughout the Ages
Fashion is one of the clearest signs of the times, and it says more about our society than we give it credit for. We can tell the difference between the jeans hippies wore in 1969 versus the skin-tigh...
Shaunna Nelson2 years ago
How the Music Industry Changes Artists’ Authenticity
It seems over the course of time, it becomes difficult for our favorite artists to stay true to their original form. Who’s to say its the weight of the industry or the ever-so-popular cult group “The ...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
80s Music Tells Us that Girls Just Want to Have Fun, but So Should We
That’s right, I’m going to defend Cyndi Lauper’s 80s music anthem Girls Just want to Have Fun. I like it now, but I was right there in 1984, hating the lyrics just like every other guy who felt put ou...
Krishna Patel2 years ago
Listen: More Drake, 'More Life' Playlist
The OVO God is out with his new 'playlist,' More Life, now available wherever music is sold or streamed. That's right. Playlist. Not album. Drake is explicit about this (but not anywhere else in the p...
Martin Skate2 years ago
Prince, for the Uninitiated, OR 'The Origins of Being an Obsessive Prince-Fan!'
In Art class one morning, one of the cool kids put on a Prince tape, not knowing that this small act would shape my music preferences for life. Art was a double period on a Friday, and it was unlike a...
Charles Manson's Music Hits Stores
No one could have predicted that at this point in his life, 82-year-old killer Charles Manson would have an album due out in stores. Manson, known for his role in the murder of Sharon Tate and her unb...
Valencia W.V.2 years ago
GOT7 - Flight Log Trilogy Analysis
On March 13th, GOT7 released the long awaited finale of their Flight Log trilogy. It was around this time last year, they surprised the globe with a six-minute trailer for their comeback, "Fly." This ...
Kat Walcott2 years ago
GOT7 Flight Log: Arrival - A Song by Song Review
Six months after the release of their second full-length album Flight Log: Turbulence, K-pop sensation GOT7 is back with their sixth EP Flight Log: Arrival. The album feature some of the group's best ...
Sia, P!nk Unite With Stargate For "Waterfall"
Take an outstanding production team, two women, one song, all the pop-rock feels and you have the magic recipe for an excellent debut single. P!nk, who hasn't really been on the music scene lately as ...
Bailey Bryan Doesn't "Own It"
"Own It," debut by 18-year old Washingtonian, Bailey Bryan is another blatant attempt to promote and appeal bad pop music as country to oblivious suburban teenagers throwing a tantrum. And no it's not...