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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...
Zanna Hintz2 years ago
Pan!c at the Disco Concert Gives Cleveland a Rainbow
The other night I attended the Pan!c at the Disco with Saint Motel and Misterwives concert here in Cleveland, my first concert I have attended in awhile ( Gasp I know it's a tragedy!) but it was well ...
The Beach Boys' Smiley Smile
“Smiley Smile” is The Beach Boys album that nobody wanted, particularly not The Beach Boys' fans and critics. In 1967, when it came out, everybody was expecting and eagerly waiting for The Beach Boys ...
Amanda Zylstra2 years ago
10 Best Synthpop​ Songs
The list below contains the Top 10 Best Synthpop Songs. This list is based on research and on my own personal opinions.
Amanda Zylstra2 years ago
10 Best Neoclassical Darkwave Songs
The list below contains the Top 10 Best Neoclassical Dark Wave Songs. This list is based on research and on my own personal opinions.
Rich Monetti2 years ago
Southside Johnny Has Long Answered the Classic Rock Call
Southside Johnny Lyon of classic rock fame grew up on the Jersey Shore Club scene with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Van Zandt, and a full gamut of R&B performers that the mid 60’s offered. I...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
The Yardbirds Still Blasting Their Classic Rock Guitars
Any mention of the Yardbirds almost immediately turns the conversation to the band’s three trailblazing classic rock guitarists – Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. Often lost in those five decad...
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Roland Tillyer2 years ago
Iron Reagan: Crossover Ministry ALBUM REVIEW
Iron Reagan continue to keep the flame of crossover thrash burning on this new LP. To listen to this album is to listen to thirty minutes of fast, glorious and straightforward fury. Sometimes it feels...
Ryan Cole2 years ago
You Could've Worn A Tie, Chris...
It’s been roughly 15 years since I decided that I was too good for the Brit Awards; but I’m firmly in the trenches of music retail now, so practicality and morbid curiosity sucked me back into the kal...
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Roland Tillyer2 years ago
Foxygen: Hang Album Review
After the total failure of their previous album and experimental venture …And Star Power, this new LP Hang could have seen the band going two different directions. Thankfully, they executed this new r...
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Roland Tillyer2 years ago
David Bowie: No Plan EP Review
On this posthumous release David Bowie seems to speak to us from beyond the grave yet again. Featuring songs from the Broadway musical Lazarus which he wrote and recorded the music for during the sess...
Chelsea DeVries2 years ago
#MusicLove: Alessia Cara's #KnowItAll Is a Lesson In Hit-Making Music
Google defines a "know it all" as someone who behaves as though they know everything. Alessia Cara must identify as such in some form because this is the title of her debut album. She didn't always co...