Welcome Back, Lady Gaga: “Joanne” Has Arrived

Lady Gaga has returned to the pop world, and delivered an album that for listeners is, in every possible way, disarming. Pulling influences from every possible direction, the woman who has made a name for herself by being the most delightfully unpredictable artist in the industry released an album that does something not many artists have…

Networking 101: How NOT To Network, As Told by The Chainsmokers

Starting note: I’m no business expert. I’m a college student for God’s sake, I have no degree (yet) to back up anything I say here, but I have a feeling that anyone with any business sense (and common sense, for that matter) would agree with me on this one here. Networking is challenging at points,…

The Pop Music Formula: Relevancy

Just as every known science can be broken down into a formula, so can the business of music, as sad as that is to say. Why is it sad? Well, music was once viewed as an art form, but sadly, it’s been so transformed into a money making machine that a person with no actual…

Twenty One Pilots: Infallible…?

Over the past couple of years, twenty one pilots have shot from being a cult favorite to household name. If you didn’t hear “Stressed Out” from their platinum album, Blurryface, then you were definitely abstaining from radio, and unless you were living under a rock and hadn’t heard about Suicide Squad, whether positively or negatively, you definitely have heard…

2016: Hits, Misses and Surprises..Oh, What A Year It’s Been!

Imagine a time when all of your favorite artists are putting out albums all at the same time… when I say that, you might think of 2016 almost immediately. Looking at this year as a whole, we have had a HUGE influx of new releases, especially from artists that have been silent for years. Adele:…