Tag Archives: Hanna Sutton

Coldplay, Ghost Stories

As the wise Neil Sedaka tells us, breakin’ up is hard to do. A rift in personal affairs is hard whether you’re Taylor Swift with her bitter break-up ballads, Ben…

The Prince of Pop Memorializes The King

I will never forget the day the King of Pop died. As a budding high school freshman, celebrity deaths were scarcely on my radar. Sure, I would browse their “Life…

There is no “I” in “Band”… Right?

We tend to identify our favorite music with a band as a collective whole. However, it’s all too easy to forget that each member of a band has a completely…

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…

tUnE-yArDs, “Wait For A Minute”

I suppose you can say I’m a traditional type of gal. Similar to my appreciation of chivalry, I also appreciate a more traditional sound, from time to time, when it…

The Black Keys, “Fever”

Tweet It has been three years. Three long years of waiting, anticipating, and speculating. While basking in the global success of their latest album El Camino, The Black Keys have…

Lollapalove

Tweet Tuesday March 25th, 2014 10:57 A.M. EST Back row of my anthropology lecture hall. I spot at least six other people with the same brightly-colored website called up on…

Foster The People, Supermodel

Tweet There are two types of people in the world. One: those who say they have rocked out to Foster The People’s “Pumped Up Kicks” in their cars with the…

Miley Cyrus: Out of Control Pop Star or Closeted Indie Artist?

Tweet What images first come to mind when I mention the now-infamous pop star Miley Cyrus? Crotch-grabbing, tongue-wagging,nudity amongst construction equipment? (Ouch, think of the chafing). While many scoff at…

5 Instruments That Can Make or Break an Indie Song

Tweet Have you ever been at a concert and asked yourself, “what the hell is that instrument and why is it on that stage?” The growing diversity of the peculiar…