Entertainment

4 Cover Songs that Left the Excellent Originals in Smoking Ruins

25 Feb , 2013  

4 Cover Songs that Left the Excellent Originals in Smoking Ruins The importance of cover songs is, in my opinion, highly underrated. Bands like The Beatles and the Rolling Stones, who you may have heard of, cut their teeth doing covers of their favorite American blues and soul songs. As a new band, covers can […]

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Culture, Entertainment

Contextualizing The Folk Revival

15 Feb , 2013  

  In the midst of ethereal, electronic DJ’s, monumental, mash-up moguls, synth-heavy minimalists, whomping dub-steppers, and general mechanical music mania, lies the blaring, catchy, and ubiquitous folk revival. While many people seem to write off this genre as a hipster-induced fad or quick influx of stuck-in-your-head ephemeral ballads, there are several major factors that make […]

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Entertainment

Album Review of Long.Live.A$AP by A$AP Rocky:

26 Jan , 2013  

review of long. live. asap

Criteria: Before I start throwing my opinions at you, let me first explain what I believe makes a good rap/hip-hop song and how I broke down A$AP’s new album “Long Live A$AP” which dropped January 15, 2013. I Believe that every good rapper owns a unique set of characteristic: I call it his sound. A […]

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