Category Archives: Artist News

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ASCAP Awards

So the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) had their award ceremony on April 23, and while some of their choices make sense, there are others that I…

Luke Bryan Albums: Worst to Best

4.) Crash My Party (2013) The first single off Crash My Party was the title track “Crash My Party,” and although a good song, it is not one of my favorites;…

Five Pop Rock Musicians Not Enough People Are Talking About

So although in most of my pieces so far I am a critic of modern pop culture, I actually do have a love for pop music. That being said, I…

Lana Del Rey’s Rise and Fall of Vintage Modernity

“Baby put on heart-shaped sunglasses ‘cause we’re gonna take a ride” she commands in the haunting timbre that indicates she is up to no good. That is quite characteristic of…

Empty Mug Records Celebrates First Music Release

If you love emotional kids with acoustic guitars, boy do we have a collection for you! Empty Mug Records, a student-run record label at the University of Michigan, celebrated their…

ACM Review: The Good, The Bad, and The King

The Academy of Country Music Awards were last week on CBS, and Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton were the hosts for the second year in a row. In my opinion,…

Do We Really Need It?

Tweet In the past couple of months everyone’s favorite Disney-star-turned-smoker Miley Cyrus, as well as a couple other popular musicians, have begun working with Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne on…

#SELFIE – Satire or Reality?

Tweet                         I had just turned on my hit list Pandora station, doing my monthly inventory of pop music…

Toby Keith: Too Much Drinking

Tweet I love country music. The feel-good, happy, summer-based tunes just make me want to dance and smile. Yet, even I have my limits. Don’t get me wrong, I am…

The Phenomenon of Musical Snobbery

Tweet         The All-American Hipster – we have classified them as pretentious elitists who claim to be so cutting edge that we can’t see the blade, who insult…