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1969 Chevy This week in my Critical Listening class (my ears are killing me), we were tasked with analyzing all parts of a song that make up the entire production like equalization, compression, reverb, lyrics, etc. from the 1960s. It took me longer to actually

Niall Horan | Nice to Meet Ya | Single Review

Capitol Records Rating: Thumbs Up The release of his debut solo record, Flicker, introduced fans to a more folk pop, ballad side of Niall Horan. However, the newest single off his upcoming sophomore album, “Nice to Meet Ya,” has completely flipped Horan’s sound into something

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Hoodie Szn This past Sunday I got to see one of my favorite artists live for the third time. I’ve been a fan of Hoodie Allen for about six years now after I heard songs off his All American EP for the first time on

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“Something Good Can Work” I’ve been feeling a lot of emotions lately, all stemming from a lot of different factors happening in my life recently. Usually I’m not an emotional person and when I do have them, I certainly don’t share them with the people

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Roaring 20s I have now been 20-years-old for 72 hours. The idea of it has started to ease up on me as the days progress, but has also brought upon a lot of reminiscing. This has been the first year that turning a certain age on

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Folie á Deux One of the first records I ever received was Folie á Deux by Fall Out Boy for my 17th birthday a few years back. Fall Out Boy, as harrowing as this may sound, has been a paramount band in my existence. When

Clairo | Immunity | Album Review

FADER Label Rating: 4 out of 5 stars After the colossal success of Clairo’s viral DIY music video for “Pretty Girl” and more recent successful collaborations with Wallows in “Are You Bored Yet?” the 21-year-old singer released her debut full-length record Immunity in August. The

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Frisson A few days ago, I read a study that those who encounter frisson—a french term meaning goosebumps or “aesthetic chills”—when they listen to music might be more emotional, have unusually active imaginations, and often seek out new experiences. I guess this is just something I’ve

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Fireworks This week, I took to Google to find some false sense of inspiration for my column under the search “writing topics.” One of the topics I found was “Fireworks;”  the purpose of it was just to describe the cacophony of sounds that comes from

Hoodie Allen | Whatever USA | Album Review

Self-Released Rating: 5 out 5 stars Hoodie Allen is making waves yet again in the independent rapper territory with the release of his fourth studio album, Whatever USA. The record takes fans back to some of Allen’s first releases with nostalgic feeling, yet still contemporary