Some pretty big profile songs came out within the past couple of weeks, or at least songs with pretty big name artists attached to them. Some came in with high expectations from the general music consuming public, and others maybe came as a surprise. Today, I'm analyzing which of these new songs worked and which ones…Read more New Music Round-Up! What Worked and What Didn’t
I know, what have I done?! Cue the alarm bells! Our political climate is divisive, there is no denying that. After 8 years under President Obama, we are all adjusting to a new administration, whether we agree with what is being done by that administration or not. However, this is not the first time we have…Read more Artists and Their Opinions: How Politics Fits Into Music
Leading up to tonight's game, I was very excited to see what Lady Gaga would do with the half time show. I have been a fan of her music from the very beginning of her career. Her lyrics, her pure raw vocal talent, her ear for melodies and hooks; it's insane how incredibly talented she…Read more Review: Lady Gaga’s Electrifying Half Time Show!
It's that time of year again! The Recording Academy once again is rounding up music's biggest stars out of their penthouse apartments to celebrate the year's biggest musical accomplishments in a room barely big enough to fit all of that money and flagrant narcissism (sorry, Kanye). This year featured many surprises when the nominations were…Read more 2017 Grammy Awards: Who Comes Out On Top?
It was the shot heard round the world. 2016 was taking it's last victim before being booted out the door. And where best to do it but at the heart of our celebration of it's demise? That's right. Mariah Carey became the final victim of a heartless year, when technical troubles tarnished her performance on…Read more Mariah Carey vs. NYE: The Real Reason We Are/Should Be Mad
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,…Read more Networking 101: How NOT To Network, As Told by The Chainsmokers
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…Read more The Pop Music Formula: Relevancy