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Bingeing on Beyoncé

written by: Kate Silver on December 23, 2013

The pop star’s surprise album leads the social media conversation.

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True Love Requires True Tape

written by: Shannon Shreibak on January 10, 2013

If you’ve ever cleaned out any receptacle of nostalgic items and useless crap (your childhood room, first car, etc.), you’ve stumbled upon a mixtap that’s encased in a foggy plastic prism, labeled with a carefully scrawled tag. Sadly, most appreciation for the mixtape has gone the way of its junky jewel cassette case, with the […]

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I Wanna Be Adored

written by: Shannon Shreibak on December 6, 2012

A prolonged obituary for bands undiscovered and unacknowledged.

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We Want More Music Videos?

written by: Alex Peak on October 18, 2012

For the 14 of us who are still watching music videos, those dorky dance arrangements keep things funny.

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Pop Stars Gone Wild

written by: Hannah Lorenz on October 2, 2012

In the popular music world, there lives a phenomenon which never ceases to enthrall the nation. It’s young and innocent, it’s pretty and with the help of auto-tune, it has a decent voice. It takes the country by storm. As soon as one loses popularity, another re-spawns to take its place. It is, of course, […]

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Why So Nostalgic?

written by: Shannon Shreibak on September 12, 2012

Is it because the generation before us was so creatively innovative, or does our generation have nothing artistically worthwhile to offer?

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Can It Be Done?: Jazz a Day Job Supreme

written by: Taylor Cowan on September 5, 2012

Can culturally defunct genres like classical and jazz be made relevant again? Is it possible to build an audience? The answer is inseparable from the trajectory of the music industry itself.

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