Creativity Within Reach: SoundCloud’s Contribution to the Modern Music World

The chances of artists getting recognized for their talent is a tedious task, especially with no means to get their art publicized. The outdated practice of selling CD’s on the streets now has a more modern twist. With the progression of technology allowing artists to publish their work, the industry welcomes an influx on new creativity. Soundcloud, the free music platform, has conducted a musical … Continue reading Creativity Within Reach: SoundCloud’s Contribution to the Modern Music World

Frank Ocean Blonde Review-Dissection, “A Sonic Gallery”

The story behind an album is always interesting to hear, the meaning behind the imagery painted in the songs is what shows us the beautiful worlds artists create. Frank Ocean isn’t just a master of storytelling through sounds, but a master of storytelling through words. Before Blonde, Ocean had released his mixtape Nostalgia, ULTRA, featuring hit singles “Swim Good” and “Novacane”, and his debut studio … Continue reading Frank Ocean Blonde Review-Dissection, “A Sonic Gallery”

Snail Mail Lush Review

Snail Mail first came on the alternative radar in 2016 with her debut Habit-EP, which hasn’t waned in relevance since. The solo project headed by female instrumentalist and vocalist Lindsey Jordan was only 17 when the EP was released, proving that impactful music doesn’t always come with age. Since then she’s been on joint tours, been featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Series, played some major … Continue reading Snail Mail Lush Review

Willow Smith ARDIPITHECUS Review

Willow Smith. You may know her from her celebrity parents, Jada and Will Smith, and her older brother, Jaden Smith, who has also made a name for himself in the music and acting industry. Despite growing up with such famous parents, Willow has shown that she has a unique and exceptional talent of her own. Many recognize Willow from her first single, “Whip My Hair,” … Continue reading Willow Smith ARDIPITHECUS Review

Florence + The Machine, Hunger. The New Golden Age

I was recently asked to write about the “new golden age of alternative female artists” and although I think I probably missed the true era of unapologetic female rockers like Blondie, Stevie Nicks, and Joan Jett I will say that there is one female artist of the 2000’s (and last month) that I am unconditionally in love with, and that is Florence Welch of Florence … Continue reading Florence + The Machine, Hunger. The New Golden Age

Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino Review

If someone declares themselves an Arctic Monkeys fan, there’s a decent chance that their interaction with the group was restricted to hearing “Do I Wanna Know?” on the radio in early 2014. However, for those that have been following the British alt/indie band since Whatever People Say I am, That’s What I’m Not, the group’s newest album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, certainly came as … Continue reading Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino Review

Local Artist Spotlight: Breeana Corona

Breeana Corona is a local Dallas high school student who creates multimedia pieces involving both paint and fabrics, creating visually stunning images, making the viewer do a double take on the lifelike qualities of her art. Follow her on Twitter: @BreeanaCorona or her personal art Instagram: @shoesnlegs   Foreword by Brady Schroeder Continue reading Local Artist Spotlight: Breeana Corona