New Music Round-Up! What Worked and What Didn’t

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

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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…Read more Welcome Back, Lady Gaga: “Joanne” Has Arrived

Ahead of the Game: Beyoncé’s Lemonade & Jay-Z’s “Supposed/Impending” Response

If there was ever an artist in the music industry that knew how to work the general audience, it's Beyoncé. I saw a tweet the other day that said, "Beyonce has this generation in the palm of her hands". They're not wrong! Beyoncé had our attention since the beginning of her career, but she's figured…Read more Ahead of the Game: Beyoncé’s Lemonade & Jay-Z’s “Supposed/Impending” Response

Ryn Weaver & “The Fool” : Underrated, Yet Undeterred

  It's possible that you heard Ryn Weaver's "OctaHate" last year, but it's also possible that you didn't. It's a different sounding kind of break-up song. It's electronic at parts, rock-esque in others, which perfectly sets up the listener for her debut album The Fool, which defines the idea of not fitting into one single genre.…Read more Ryn Weaver & “The Fool” : Underrated, Yet Undeterred