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This Week in K-Music
A lot of great music came out his week. One of my favorite lady rappers dropped a solo for the first time. This is the perfect time of year for artists to release music—summer is coming, everyone is building the perfect going-on-vacation playlist, looking for fresh sounds. I love this time of year for music!
"Colour Me In"
I’m taking a well-needed break from academic writing and turning my attention to this post. I need a change of tune, a chat… something more informal.
This Week in K-Pop
A lot of really exciting things happened this past week in the k-pop world. A lot of really amazing music was released and I think it's time we take a moment to appreciate it.
'This Is America:' A Quick Analysis
Childish Gambino has broken the internet with his new single "This is America." Not only am I here to jump on the bandwagon and to stan for him, but I wanted to talk about the song, specifically. The music video is packed with figurative imagery that people just can't stop analyzing. However, the song has a lot of substance as well.
Song Review and Video Premiere: 'Points up' by Big Court
Like professional athletes, star rap artists must have a backup plan when their careers dwindle prematurely. Doing so diversifies your marketability and gives you more investment potential.
Frank Zappa - The Torture Never Stops (Live, Philly '76)/Also, the 'Cheap Thrills' Version
There are many different versions of Frank Zappa's "The Torture Never Stops," but the best I've heard (yet) occurred in Philadelphia in 1976 -- 5 years before I was born.
- Top Story - April 2018
Why Group Winner's 'EVERYDAY' Comeback Is Lit
Recently, the hip-hop based Kpop group identified as Winner released a new song named “Everyday,” along with a completed album that shares the same name as the title song. The average person might question as to why I find their new comeback marvelous. My answer is that there are many noteworthy points about their title song and music video. Here are the points that I find tremendously incredible:
Underlining Message in "Open Water" by Thrice
“Open Water” was written by Dustin M. Kensrue, Edward C. Breckenridge, James R. Breckenridge, and Teppei Teranishi and was released in their fifth studio album known as the Alchemy Index Vol. I & II in October 2007 and April 2008. The Alchemy Index is a concept album with two discs containing six songs each. The first set of six songs in Vol. I would represent the classical element fire and the other six songs on Vol. II would represent the classical element of water. Of course the same concept applies to the Alchemy Index Vol. III and IV album disc set; Vol. III representing Air and Vol. IV representing Earth.
Best of ACM 2018
It’s that time of year again - award season! The best of music, movies, and performances are being judged; the red carpet is rolling out; awards are ready to be presented. The ACM are a special time for country music where all of your favorite artists get together to celebrate the generate of country music. It’s one of my favorite award shows because it always seems like it’s one big party of all the artists involved.
Bad Wolves: Zombie
On January 15, 2018 the world lost a beloved singer Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries. The Cranberries are most famously known for their chart-topping song "Zombie." "Zombie" was written about the trying times of violence in the UK and trying to make sense of the violence that surrounded the world at that time and times before then. Dolores wrote the song about two boys who were killed in the bombing in Warrington, England.
Top 10 Underrated Hunter Hayes Songs
This song will always hold a special place in my heart. It's about always being able to find yourself in music. There a many times when we're hurting and lost and we go to music for help, and it could change our entire lives. It helps us find ourselves again.
Top Carrie Underwood Songs
We all know Carrie Underwood as one of American Idol's most successful winners, who has toppled Billboard charts with a numerous amount of her songs and has received an exact number of 169 awards, and counting.