Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Top 10 Female-Led Rock Bands
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by Kate Jancosko
1w ago
Who said girls can’t rock out? This list of 10 female-led rock bands, ranging from a plethora of decades, is a great example of the empowering and legendary impact females carry within the world of rock and roll. From Joan Jett & the Blackhearts to The Cranberries, from the 20th century to the the 21st century, females have had a huge influence in the world of rock and listed below are only a few examples of extraordinary bands led by a female. Hole Although many people know her as Kurt Cobain’s wife, Courtney Love is much more than that. Love began the band as lead singer with guitarist ..read more
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Five South Asian Artists You Need To Know About
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by Isha Merchant
2w ago
Every year, more and more AAPI artists break the sound barrier with their amazing talent. As someone who is Asian, I love finding new AAPI artists that represent who I am and bring creativity and blend in parts of their culture with Western music. Here are five artists who are channeling a unique sound, and are below one million monthly listeners on Spotify. 1. Hana Vu Hana Vu has been attracting more and more listeners with her new album Romanticism. This album is beautiful and serene. It completely transports you with the raw, smooth vocals, paired with soft beats in the background. It also ..read more
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Looking Back at the 2014 Tumblr Era and its Impact on Music Culture
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by Cami Zuniga
3w ago
Tumblr 2014 was an iconic time to be a teen, so we are looking back at Tumblr’s impact on music culture a decade later. If you were a teen in 2013-2014 and were active on the site, Tumblr, chances are you’re familiar with the iconic ‘AM’ album cover from the Arctic Monkeys, as the black and white amplitude wave cover took the site by storm. You were probably also obsessed with artists and bands like The 1975, Troye Sivan, Marina & The Diamonds, Halsey, The Neighbourhood, and many others! Teens in this era would make these bands and artists their entire personality and base their aestheti ..read more
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Exploring Gaypop and the Artists Defining the Sound
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by Andrea Diaz
1M ago
What is Gaypop? Many interpretations of this niche genre have recently become viral. In my view, it is about queer storytelling within songs that have been deeply embraced by the queer community. Here, I will delve into artists that I feel have defined the genre! Adam Lambert One of the most underrated artists of this genre, Adam Lambert’s discography is filled with queer storytelling. His music and career have undeniably been intertwined with queer storytelling and representation. Lambert himself is an openly gay artist, and he has been vocal about his experiences and identity, both in his ..read more
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Beyond Borders: Filmmaker Gopal Bala Explores South Asian Identity in Films
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by Varsha Jhanak
1M ago
Filmmaker Gopal Bala dives into his filmmaking journey sparked by South Asian cinema and iMovie, which led to award-winning projects like “Banging Basmati Butter Chicken” and “Sylvester,” showcasing his dedication to diversity. His goals include impactful storytelling and supporting fellow creatives, reflecting his commitment to cinema collaboration. Off Record Blog (ORB): I wanted to talk about your journey into filmmaking, what sparked your interest in it? How did you get into it and who inspired you to start filmmaking? Gopal Bala (GB): When I was very young, I was mostly exposed to South A ..read more
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The Magic Behind Fall Out Boy’s Magic 8 Ball
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by Cami Zuniga
1M ago
Fall Out Boy fans label their current So Much For Stardust tour a ‘Healing Tour’, and take a trip down memory lane with their rotating setlist! As Fall Out Boy’s second US leg tour for their 8th studio album So Much For Stardust reaches its end, Both fans, and the band themselves have been reflecting on the surprisingly loud feedback and impact that’s been made, and what this could mean for the future of the band. Before the release of So Much For Stardust, the band had their 7th studio album, MANIA. When released, it was received with a lot of negativity and overall mixed feelings from fans a ..read more
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Visual and Musical Masterpieces: Movies with the Best Soundtracks of All Time
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by Kate Jancosko
1M ago
Films ranging from Trainspotting to Call Me By Your Name, here is a list of ten movies with stellar soundtracks to put on your watchlist (and your playlist). A lot of film watchers are unaware of the extent of how much a movie soundtrack carries a story, whether it is the legendary ending to The Breakfast Club as the characters walk off to “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” by Simple Minds, or the iconic scene in Dirty Dancing to the tune of “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes. Movies use the power of music to make a story much more powerful and suck the viewer in to ..read more
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Metal Rules at Hell’s Heroes Festival in Houston, Texas
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by Morgan Rosenbaum
2M ago
It’s a sunny Spring Saturday in Houston, birds are chirping, there’s a slight breeze, and thousands of metalheads are thrashing around the lawn of White Oak Music Hall. Screaming guitars, blast beats, and heavy bass riffs filled the air, while fans moshed and crowd-surfed their way through the day. Hell’s Heroes, now in its sixth iteration, is Houston’s largest metal event, taking over White Oak with 40 bands hitting the stage over three full days. With bands playing on both the downstairs stage and the larger outdoor space, there was a constant sound of music in the air as the schedule allo ..read more
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Clancy is Near: a Look into Twenty One Pilots’ Hefty Discography
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by Haidyn McKenzie
2M ago
Dive into the creative minds of hit alt rock band, Twenty One Pilots, as we break down their discography and what’s to expect for their upcoming album. Over the past couple of months, Twenty One Pilots has been releasing an extensive amount of information pertaining to their upcoming album. With a new song released and a story being uncovered, we will look into what we can expect in the near future for Twenty One Pilots and even take a look back at their achievements as a band and how they got to where they are now.  In 2007 in Columbus, Ohio, Tyler Joseph, lead singer and songwriter for ..read more
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What are They Even Saying? A Look Into the Legendary Gothic Band Cocteau Twins
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by Kate Jancosko
2M ago
90s Scottish shoegaze band, Cocteau Twins, have recently resurfaced, and now, newer fans find themselves indulged in the mystery behind Cocteau Twin lyrics and the band itself.   Cocteau Twins, originally from Scotland, formed in 1979 and in 1983 had their finalized trio with Robin Guthrie, Simon Raymonde, and Elizabeth Fraser. During the formation of the band, Liz Fraser was only 17 years old, and she had left home around age 14. Similarly Guthrie and Raymonde were both in their late teenage years when creating the band. The name behind the band was related to the song by Simple Min ..read more
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