Avicii, DJ, Dies at 28

Avicii, or Tim Bergling, the Swedish house DJ was found dead while on vacation this past week. No details surrounding his death are released, but police ruled out criminal suspicion. His death leaves his family...

Anenon’s New Album Tongue

Anenon’s new album Tongue was really cool. It contains the kind of music that sets a mood without words. Filled with the flute and piano, the album also features birdsong. Lovely chirping and coos shine in the ...

Most Unique Indie Record Labels

Indie music literally means music made with independent record labels (or entirely independent of a label, but not for the purpose of this post). It does not define a specific genre of music, as many think, but...

Fyre Festival Simmers Down

The concert promoter behind the infamous Fyre Festival, Billy McFarland, has plead guilty to fraud. Originally having plead not guilty, he only recently changed his statements after reaching a plea agreement. ...

The Perfect Spring Break Playlist

This spring break I am going to San Diego with ten people I barely know. My college (University of Arizona), has a service-based 'alternative spring break'. To get to and from San Diego will be a six hour car r...

Protest Music: Songs in Action

Music has always played a huge role in pop culture. MTV set the standards for what was cool and trendy in both fashion and activities for decades. Much of today's slang came from lyrical phrases in songs. Peopl...

Figure Skating is Turning Down For What

The 2018 Winter Olympics, hosted in PyeonChang, South Korea is about to get real. This year, new figure skating rules will allow singles and pairs to skate to music including lyrics. So, Beethoven and Swan Lake...

It’s Only Folk Punk

Folk punk is just like typical punk rock. Except the musicians play folk instruments instead. Many bands will use acoustic guitars, mandolins, banjos, and even accordions. However, the vocals sound very punk-is...

Commemoration of the Juno Soundtrack

Juno, the controversial movie tackling teenage pregnancy, has been out for ten years now. When I first watched it, I thought the movie was great. The message is clear, and Juno is very relatable (although not l...