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Why Pop Music Reigns Supremer

Firstly if you’re reading this I direct your attention to Alaina Stevenson’s article “Why Country Music Reigns Supreme.” It’s a fine article and gave me the idea to write this…

Weird Al Yankovic, Mandatory Fun

 It’s been three years since Weird Al’s last album, Alpocalypse, was released. With his newest album he shows that he’s still got it. Mandatory Fun takes a stab at some of the…

Robin Thicke, Paula

With his seventh studio album released on June 30, Robin Thicke is out to woo a very special lady: his ex-wife. Naming the album after her and having every song…

Musicians To Follow on Vine

What’s better than Facebook and funnier than Twitter? Why that’s Vines of course. Few things are more fun than watching famous people record themselves acting like fools or hanging out…

The Coolest Music Venues in Michigan

Going to concerts is by far one of the best ways to experience what a band is really like. On stage they will be giving it their all and can…

Rock and Roll: Put Out to Pasture

Rock on Homer, rock on. Rock is dead. Well, maybe not dead, but it certainly isn’t what it used to be. The days of listening to a lead guitar shredding…

Interview with The Wild Feather’s Ricky Young

The Wild Feathers may not be a new band, having been around for a couple years at this point, but the enthusiasm that acoustic guitarist and vocalist for the band,…

Ann Arbor Sonic Lunch – Stepdad

Opening up Ann Arbor’s seventh-annual Sonic Lunch at Liberty Plaza Park was the Grand Rapids-based band, Stepdad. A somewhat odd but completely awesome pop band, they kicked off the Lunch…

Ghost Beach, Blonde

The name for a band has never been more appropriate than for this group. Ghost Beach’s songs have a way of staying with the listener well after they’re over, as…

Wait, What Now?

The Billboard Music Awards were held on Sunday, May 18 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and boy were they something. While the show had many excellent…