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Jerry Martin | Sims Soundtrack | Album Review

Label: Maxis Rating: 5 out of 5 stars The epitome of musical achievement can be found in the Sims’ soundtrack, The Modus Aedificare Gloria, which roughly translates to “Build Mode Concerto.” It goes without saying that “Build Mode 1”  has a strong air of digital

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Being the broody kid always working on a ceramics project alone in high school, I blocked off any connection with anyone who wasn’t family. I didn’t want to get judged or treated differently once they really knew me. I even kept my family at arm’s

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After discovering A$AP Ferg this past weekend (I know, I’m behind with the times), I did some visual research on him. And by research I mean looking at a picture of him because he’s next-level hot. With this creeping, I found an interview he had

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This semester, I’ve been lucky enough to take an independent study course for Intro to Scientific Media Design. My professor let us pursue anything that could be applicable to such a class, so I chose to dedicate the semester to scientific illustrations of the South

The Presets | 14U+14Me | Music Video Review

Record Label: Modular Records The computer-generated, glitched, and well-established visual identity of The Presets is renewed in an optically dense music video for “14U+14ME.” Abstract and undulating 3-D forms move in time with a mix-match of acute—and literal—displays of human emotion, while extreme fields of

God’s Own Country tells poetic tale

Romance paints a picture of hope for love Through frames carved with beautiful depictions of farm life, careful glances, and emotional walls built by a lonely young man destroyed by a handsome stranger, a picture is painted of a poetic tale about true love found.

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Like most edgy weird art kids, I’ve never felt like I belonged anywhere. Then, through a series of fortunate events, I found myself in the military. Then, through an extensive series of unfortunate events, I was found having to get out due to lame medical

New Young Pony Club | The Optimist | Vinyl Review

Record Label: The Numbers Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars From the indie English band known for their quirky, upbeat, and sometimes sexual repertoire, New Young Pony Club’s sophomore album from 2010,  The Optimist, was not as widely established as their first. Caliginous and

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Lately (not really, it’s a constant thing in my life) I’ve been obsessed with 90s dance music. Upon my late-night drives home from work and class, I blast it as it brings childhood nostalgia and makes me happy. It also keeps me awake. But recently,

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Jan. 15, 2018 was the final day of the international Irish musician Dolores O’Riordan beautifully sung life. Though I did not know very much about her, she was a constant in my life. I grew up with childhood parents who (luckily) had a great taste