Let Me Spell It Out For You: The Importance of Meghan Trainor’s “NO”

If you listen to Meghan Trainor at all, you may have spent the last few weeks jamming to her new single “NO”, which is the first single off her upcoming album “Thank You”. Recovering from the backlash surrounding the idea that “All About That Bass” promotes Read More …

[Spotlight Series] Youtube Artist: Andie Isalie

In a world of technology and social media, it’s become increasingly easier for artists to showcase their work on the internet. Musicians have more platforms and more opportunities than ever before to record their songs for the world to hear. But while it’s made sharing Read More …

[Spotlight Series] YouTube Star: Dodie Clark

Featured image courtesy of Rebecca Need-Menear of www.rebeccaneedmenear.co.uk. In a world of technology and social media, it’s become increasingly easier for artists to showcase their work on the internet. Musicians have more platforms and more opportunities than ever before to record their songs for the world to Read More …

Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, and “White Privilege”

Last night, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis dropped a song titled “White Privilege II”, sequel to Macklemore’s 2005 version of “White Privilege”. The song can be found at www.whiteprivilege2.com, and is prefaced with the following note: “This song is the outcome of an ongoing dialogue with Read More …

[Review] Raw Rock Kills: “Showbread is Showdead”

Last year, an illustration of the Reaper appeared on raw rock band Showbread’s site, accompanied by the omen, “showbread is showdead… the final album… 2015.” The news was bittersweet. Seeing the recent Instagram photos throughout their recording process has heightened my excitement for the new album, Read More …

‘Tis the Season for Free Music

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Whether you’re doing some festive baking, putting up the tree, buying/crafting/procrastinating on giving gifts, or simply cozied up by the fireplace, it’s time to channel your inner Christmas spirit and put the holiday radio on full blast. Read More …

Music to Write Your Novels By: Crafting Playlists for NaNoWriMo

The clock struck midnight on November 1st, and NaNoWriMo writers excitedly opened a new document to begin the madness that comes with writing a 50,000 word novel in one month. Whether you’re a first-timer, a seasoned pro, or are just hearing about this phenomenon for Read More …

[Review] “Carry the Ghost” by Noah Gundersen

The downside to having an incredible album under your belt is the fact that people will have high expectations for the next one. For Seattle’s singer-songwriter Noah Gundersen, the bar was already set high from his full-length album Ledges. It is a really beautiful indie folk Read More …

[Review] The Tour de Compadres Indianapolis Concert

I’ve seen Switchfoot live before and loved them—they are one of those bands that I’ve enjoyed for many years and their live show was pretty solid when I saw them before. So when I got concert tickets for the Tour de Compadres show for my Read More …