By Erin Christie Worldwide, music festivals have become a staple in what makes the spring and summer months something truly worthwhile and something to anticipate. Whether you are a tried and true music- lover at heart, searching for the best lineup possible for the most affordable price, or if you’re simply someone looking to have… Continue reading The Best of 2017’s Festival Circuit: A Highlight Reel
By Jada Moore The Five Stages: How Music Can be a Shoulder to Lean on When Suffering with Mental Illness Since the age of 12, I began to deal with chronic health issues. Along with those came my fight with mental illness. While I don’t want to get into the specifics, I have been diagnosed… Continue reading The 5 Stages
By Angela Smith Local bands are irreplaceably important to the music industry. Of course, every single band started out as a local band. Some scenes tend to be more popular than others, but they all deserve attention and love. One city that truly appreciates local bands is Denver, Colorado. The Mile High City is home… Continue reading Hometown for the Holidays
By Jillian Johnsen Bad Suns http://badsuns.storenvy.com/ Heartbreaker, Exclusive Die Cut 7” Vinyl, $15 3 Hearts White Ringer Tee, $25 COIN https://coin.manheadmerch.com/ Have A Nice Day Tee, $25 Red Ringer Tee, $25 Harry Styles https://shopus.hstyles.co.uk/ Harry Crewneck (Available in Light Blue, Pink, and Black) $59.95 Floating Tee, $34.95 … Continue reading Band Merch – Costs & Where to Get It
By EJ Jolly Making a video game is a massive undertaking. The complicated programming and design alone are usually enough to turn the average consumer back towards blissful ignorance of everything it took to give them the game they got their hands on. Whether it’s a big budget studio making a shameless cash-grab, or a… Continue reading Video Game Soundtracks: Underappreciated By Virtue of The Medium?
By Quinn Dycus Every teen in the music scene dreams about going to shows every night for the rest of their lives. But what happens when it’s time to ask your parents? Some understand the struggle of having to accept only being able to attend a couple local shows, and some are grateful that their… Continue reading 2 Types of Parents
By Hope Delongchamp Society today loves music; we crave it. The world of music in this day and age, specifically in the independent music scene, seems to be wildly popular in the Western world, notably in the US. However, the northern counterparts -- Canadian indie artists -- aren’t given half of the appreciation that they… Continue reading It Never Really Leaves Us: The Canadian Indie Music Scene
By Kariann Tan It’s no secret that music has been one of the largest driving forces behind social media and pop culture today. In fact, it is largely due to this social media culture that underground indie bands can achieve such status and popularity - through the word of mouth phenomenon. Ever heard of a… Continue reading Group Chats & Internet Friends: How Social Media Impacts Music
A Discussion Concerning Music and Politics by Erin Christie Our world feels worn down, like the ends of your favorite frayed pair of jeans, the holes ripped a little too wide, the seams becoming jagged and tired. The world that we have never really known as particularly peaceful or “great” has suddenly begun… Continue reading Neutrality? In THIS Political Climate?
"Here's my Simple Season-inspired watercolor painting! I love painting to help me relax, enjoy some time for myself, and let my brain get creative. Even better to paint something that relates to some of my favorite music! Simple Season is such a fun, happy song that reminds me of the carefree days of summer. I… Continue reading Fan Feature Friday