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Weezer’s ‘Pacific Daydream’ Longs for Summer’s Past

On Weezer‘s eleventh studio album, Pacific Daydream, the band explores summer nostalgia against girl troubles for the perfect rock record of a new teenage era. Coming off their successful tour with Panic! at the Disco last summer, Weezer have continued their steady cycle of releasing a record, touring, recording, and then hitting their fans with another …

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‘Happy Hour’ is the Weezer Bar Anthem You’ve Needed

  Weezer is on the brink of another major release with their upcoming record Pacific Daydream, and “Happy Hour” only provides another example of how the band continues to broaden their sound. Departing from their signature Nineties guitar instrumentals, Weezer sings along a slow tempo with enriched production that translates the melancholy message of loneliness. …

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St. Vincent Clashes Intelligence with Fear on ‘MASSEDUCTION’

By: Kyle Saavedra//   What do you get when you mix social critique, sexual kinks, and synth-heavy 80’s beats? Possibly one of the most definitive records of the 21st century. On MASSEDUCTION, St. Vincent crafts an LP that dissects modern American culture through a plastic lens and sheds light on intimate revelations. In fact, in …

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The ‘Melodrama Tour: North American Dance’ Will Be A True Party

By: Kyle Saavedra// Last week, Lorde announced that Run The Jewels, Mitski, and Tove Styrke will be joining her for the North American leg of her Melodrama World Tour. Kicking off in Milwaukee, these opening acts will rotate across 31 dates of the ‘North American Dance,’  adding unique flare and diversity to each show. Lorde …

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‘Younger Now’ Is An Authentic Return to Miley’s Roots

By: Kyle Saavedra//   With the release of her sixth studio album, it’s safe to say that Miley Cyrus has come full circle in her career. From her days on Disney channel’s Hannah Montana to Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz, Cyrus has showcased her profound ability to blend traditional pop music with her family’s …

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The “Homemade Dynamite Remix” Sounds Like the House Party You Wish You Were Invited To

By: Kyle Saavedra//   2017 has marked a definitive shift in mainstream music content and consumption. With catchy trap-beats of many modern rap/alternative tracks, mixed with the perfect amount of drugs, alcohol, and sex, soundtracks to kickbacks and house parties have embraced such a culture. As a result, popular artists have recognized the infectious nature …

Power in Numbers: The 10 Best Female Collaborations

By: Kyle Saavedra// There’s a saying that there is “power in numbers,” and women consistently bring that phrase to a whole new level. As artist collaborations started trending, music saw a new way to spread its impact on humans. With female collaborations being a normal cycle in modern pop music, let’s take a look back …

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Why Tove Lo’s New Single May Be Her Best Yet

By: Kyle Saavedra Back in 2014, Tove Lo dominated radio waves with her hit single, “Habits (Stay High)”. By singing about the numbness that heartbreak brings, Tove brought a raw, refreshing perspective on traditional love songs. She continued that streak of breaking boundaries with her sophomore album Lady Wood, which discussed the highs and lows …