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Photos: The Head and the Heart Live in NYC

The Head And The Heart performed at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City with opening act PHOX. Band members hinted that they will begin recording a third album after their…

John’s Brown Shoes, Colorblind

        I have had the pleasure of watching this band grow from the first show where the members were all petrified on stage and asking for my…

2 Chainz to Perform at Hill Auditorium

Tweet Earlier this morning, the student organization MUSIC Matters announced its plans for their SpringFest event to be headlined by rapper 2 Chainz. The show will take place April 10,…

Bennett Plays from the Heart

Tweet There is something special about people who do what they love, especially musicians. A feeling of contentment with the present moment radiates from them while performing. While they may…

The Deep End of Swimming Pools: Kendrick Lamar’s Unheard Social Commentary (A B.S. Study)

This past year Kendrick Lamar exploded onto the mainstream with the release of his first studio album, good kid, m.A.A.d city. The album was received with incredibly positive critical reviews…

Beyonce, Beyonce

Let me get the attention of the girls reading this article, Beyonce. And by typing that name every young women now feels like they need to pay attention to the…

The Dark Side of The Rainbow: A B.S. Study

The Wizard of Oz and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon; each one of the most iconic works of the 20th century in their respective mediums. However, perhaps they’re…

Ivan & Alyosha Play the Blind Pig, Ann Arbor Michigan

Ivan & Alyosha? Huh? At first glance you might think these were some famous duo from Russian literature, rather than a 5-piece indie rock band from Seattle. (But if you…

John’s Brown Shoes, Evergreen

On August 23rd, the Grand Rapids based band, John’s Brown Shoes, released their debut EP, Evergreen. After a first listen, I was impressed. Simply put, this doesn’t sound like a…

Top 10 Albums, Austin D. Johnson

I began this article on a bus from Lima to Huaraz, Peru at 5:34 am. Unable to sleep, I decided what better way to pass the time than listen to…