Category Archives: Artist News

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Country, it Ain’t Just a Southern Thang

Tweet It’s no surprise that most famous country stars are from states such as Texas, Virginia, or Tennessee. It’s the South, a strange and mystical place that Northerners can barely…

Music That Sounds Like Home: Jake Down talks with Badger Senate

Tweet “Bellies full of Dust/We sing please oh please/Send the rain to us” There’s something somewhat surreal about hearing these lines, inspired by the dust bowl of the 1930s, sung…

Bonnaroo Embraces Hip-Hop (and Kanye)

Tweet This year marks the second year that Kanye West will be headlining Bonnaroo—the notorious festival held outside of Nashville in Manchester, Tennessee. His first appearance, the summer of 2008,…

Relay the message: The Apache Relay Coming to the Ark on Feb. 24

Tweet As I prepare for my phone interview with Kellen Wenrich, 23, of The Apache Relay, I only know two things about him—One, he plays the violin and keys for…

Chet Faker Is Signed For Debut Album

Tweet  “I’m Into You” might be the first words that I would say to Chet Faker if I were face to face with the Aussie indie-electro artist. That way, he…

Why Does Country Have Such A Bad Reputation?

Why does country music have such a bad reputation? Why do people hate on it so much, and why are there so many stereotypical views about who the target audience…

Taylor Swift’s Case of The Shifting Genres: A B.S. Study

Taylor Swift. America’s sweetheart and country superstar. Or is she a popstar? Country-popstar mix? Well that’s the very question that I’m here to solve. I will attempt to determine when…

New Timeflies Video Features Long Boarding, Other California-like Things

Timeflies released their new single, “All The Way” several weeks ago at midnight on January 20th. Soon after, the group released a lyric video to their new song on the…

Bob Dylan Wants You to Buy a Chrysler

Seeing as the Superbowl was probably the closest thing to a blowout we will ever see, it’s no surprise that this year the real winners were the ads (at least…

Beyonce’s “Drunk in Love” Party Remixes

Beyonce’s new self titled visual album dropped last month to high critical acclaim and enough twitter attention to have us all believe that Justin Bieber had went and left another…