Meet Your New Favorite Song: Sunday Candy

It started off a day like any other; I put a random Spotify playlist on shuffle, began my early commute, and mentally prepared myself for the day ahead. I was deep in thought (probably anticipating what I was going to eat for lunch) when the sounds of Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment’s nostalgic new […]

REVIEW: twenty one pilots – Blurryface

“This is not rap, this is not hip hop, just another attempt to make the voices stop.” Twenty One Pilots is one of those bands that are hard to define, and their sophomore release, “Blurryface” is no different. After an incredible year with a sold out tour, an appearance on the MTV Movie Awards, followed […]

Why Kanye West is One of the Best Musical Artists of the Modern Era

There are some people who will have read this article title and completely disregard everything I am about to say. To those people, I can’t say anything except that they are too narrow-minded to see through the overdone and absurd tabloids that surround Mr. West. If they are too biased to hear and witness the […]

REVIEW: Aspire – Make Your Move EP

“Tell me who do I put trust in when nobody’s got faith in me?” Toronto pop punk newcomers Aspire released their second EP this week, titled Make Your Move. Following 2013’s We Stay Golden Forever, the Toronto rockers expertly combine electro-tinged pop punk with hip-hop in their sophomore EP release.

Misogyny in Music

Things are not looking good for Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke, who are being forced to pay 7.2 million dollars to Marvin Gaye’s estate for copying the soul singer’s 1977 hit “Got to Give it Up” on their extremely successful 2013 single “Blurred Lines.” However, lurking under the lawsuit and copyright violations is a more important […]

From My Music Library to Yours

Have you ever loved a particular, more obscure artist? I mean, like REALLY loved them? Remember that tight feeling that you got in your chest when they started to gain popularity? Remember how you couldn’t breathe when you first heard them on the radio? Remember how pissed you were when they got their first headlining […]

4 Reasons Why Maroon 5’s New Song is the Wedding Anthem of Our Generation

As you very well may know, Maroon 5 (aka one of the most amazing bands of all time) dropped a single from their new album, “V”, called “Sugar” and it’s 100% amazing. I am firm in my belief that this song and its video will go down in history as one of the best wedding […]

Punk Goes… Breathe New Life into ‘Ain’t It Fun’

Issues vocalist Tyler Carter and Luke Holland of The Word Alive have released their cover of Paramore’s “Ain’t It Fun”, and their take on the hit is, well, fun. “It’s such a timeless song,” Carter said in an interview with Alternative Press, where both commended Paramore for staying true to their scene in the face […]

Crystal Kay Debuts Video for ‘Dum Ditty Dumb’

In preparation of her US debut, J-Pop singer Crystal Kay premiered the music video for her single “Dum Ditty Dumb” on Fuse on August 12. While her name may sound unfamiliar, anime fans may recognize her voice from the Fullmetal Alchemist end credits song, “Motherland,” or her face from the music video for Travie McCoy’s […]

5 Seconds of Summer Album Review

  What started out as four Australian boys covering songs on YouTube, has now become one of the most sensational boy bands (although they are primarily a pop rock band) of 2014. 5 Seconds of Summer, also known as 5sos, rose to international fame after opening up for One Direction on their Take Me Home […]

Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence” Review

After being heavily criticized in 2012, significantly with her SNL performance, Lana Del Rey comes back stronger than ever proving her critics wrong about their shallow opinions about her. Following up to her successful 2012 release, Born To Die, singer Lana Del Rey accomplishes to mesmerize with captivating vocals and soothing melodies on her latest […]

It’s Never Too Late

You may have heard the phrase “it’s never too late” hundreds of times in your life. Most of those times, you probably roll your eyes and forget about the whole thing. However, the phrase can definitely be proven truthful. Throughout our lives, we build up different passions and interests, some of them we pursue and […]

On Your Mark, Set, GO! with IM5

Are you ready for IM5? Created by celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton and American Idol creator, Simon Fuller, up and comers Dana Vaughns, Cole Pendery, Gabe Martin, Dalton Rapattoni, and Will Behlendorf come together to form the boy band IM5. With the charisma of the boy bands of the 90s and the charm reminiscent of One Direction and the […]

Kanye’s “Black Skinhead” Vid-Slip: What Does it Mean for His Empire?

“Talent is God-given. Be humble,” said basketball Hall of Fame inductee John Wooden. “Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” The ubiquitous Kanye West comes to mind in the wake of Wooden’s wise words. The recently leaked “Black Skinhead” video—rather, a very rough cut of the video, which West claims was leaked before it […]

Twitter Contributes to TV Ratings, Launches Music Application for iOS

Back in December, the microblogging site Twitter announced that they would be teaming up with Neilsen to create an official social television ratings system. On their blog, Head of Media Chloe Sladden wrote, “As the experience of TV viewing continues to evolve, our TV partners have consistently asked for one common benchmark from which to […]

Listen Close! Josiah Leming Hits the Road for Headlining Tour

About a month ago, independent artist Josiah Leming hit the road with fellow singer-songwriter One Love for his first headlining tour, the Listen Close Tour, which will take him across North America. April 10 was the Atlanta stop, and naturally, I was in attendance for both the show and for VIP. And y’all, I think […]

Demi Lovato Gives Listeners a “Heart Attack”

It’s a good thing Demi Lovato gave your heart a break, because she’s about to give you a heart attack. Last night, former Disney starlet Demi Lovato released the first single “Heart Attack” from her upcoming studio release, set to follow up 2011’s Unbroken. And the single is sure to make many fans experience some symptoms, […]

EDM Infiltrates Music Festivals, Airwaves & … Forbes?!?

“Today, rather than traditional rock bands, the names highest on festival bills are more likely to be DJs whose appearance fees are easily in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.” The message of this quote shouldn’t shock you considering the explosive growth of electronic dance music (EDM) over the last few years. What may surprise […]

Drake Graduates High School at age 25

As of Wednesday, popular rap singer Drake, whose full name is Aubrey Drake Graham, can now say he is a high school graduate! According to Yahoo News, the talented musician dropped out of his Canadian academy 10 years ago at the age of 15 in order to peruse his dreams by co-staring in the hit […]

53 Year Old New Hampshire Woman Arrested 4 Times In 26 Hours

  New Hampshire authorities say a woman was arrested 4 times in 26 hours for blasting the AC/DC sound “Highway to Hell” and other loud music and for throwing a frying pan. They first gave Joyce Coffey, 53, a warning on Tuesday afternoon at her home in Epping, New Hampshire for having her music up […]