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Blue Ivy replaces Jay-Z on Beyonce Tour

Six-year-old to headline tour Tickets for Beyoncé’s collaborative tour “On the Run II” with her husband and rapper Jay-Z went on sale earlier this month. While Beyonce fans—known as the Beyhive—flocked to the internet to purchase tickets to see the duo perform, Beyoncé’s beloved six-year-old

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The appeal of turning up the volume

Why loud music sounds so much better Parents have always told their children to keep the music down to avoid damaging their ears. While this is good advice for anyone, louder sounds have been proven to stimulate the senses in ways that its softer counterpart

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Movie trailers monopolize on classic songs

Why film trailers cover classics Anyone who shows up to a movie on time to see the never-ending sequence of trailers will also notice a different, still never-ending  trend: taking a popular classic song and replacing it with a depressing version of the original. What

Heavy Metal and the Satanic Panic

The myth behind metal and satan Heavy metal, a genre of music that is familiar to most, has often been closely associated with Lucifer despite not actually being “the Devil’s music.” This popular genre of music didn’t always have dark connotations—at least not in the

K-Pop makes a lasting impact in America

How a boy band is changing the game In the past, Korean pop artists (better known as “K-Pop”) and their corresponding labels have attempted to break through global boundaries, particularly into the American music scene. While some artists, such as popular boy band Big Bang,

Inside the Elfman’s The Forbidden Zone

The most absurd musical of the 1980s Thirteen years before Danny Elfman scored the seminal Tim Burton film The Nightmare Before Christmas, (he and his brother Richard Elfman)  conceived and created one of the most despicable, deplorable, grotesquely imaginative—even more so than Tim Burton—and brilliant

Larimer celebrates 15th anniversary

History of One of denver’s most notorious venues On Jan. 5, Larimer Lounge celebrated its 15th anniversary with a free show. The event showcased three local bands: Bud Bronson & the Good Timers, Panther Martin, and Chocolate Diamond as the opening act. Larimer Lounge, which

Silent discos are a trend on the rise

WHAT IS THE FASCINATION BEHIND SILENT DISCOS? Imagine a room full of dancing bodies, jumping and smiling late into the night, while a DJ is in the front of the venue providing the atmosphere. Instead of the live music being sent through loud speakers, it

Cardi B drops records and takes names

WOMEN IN HIP HOP GET NOTORIETY Cardi B is one of the few women to successfully monopolize the market on Instagram fame and use reality TV to garner her hip hop career. Born Ballcalis Almanzar, the bronx-born rapper signed to Atlantic Records after choosing to