As 2014 nostalgia is running rampant on TikTok, this year brought us many good love songs. Many of these remain iconic today and evoke nostalgia of Gen Z’s younger teenage years. Listening to these love songs this Valentine’s day will surely bring good vibes to the day. 1. “A Sky Full of Stars” by Coldplay […]
February is Black History Month, where we celebrate the contributions made by Black Americans in various fields. As we celebrate Black History Month, it’s essential we recognize the impact of Black musicians on the music industry and pop culture today. While June is designated as African American Music Appreciation Month, it’s never a bad time […]
The Beatles not much can be said about the legendary band that hasn’t been said before. They are the musical blueprint for successive generations.
If you enjoy listening to relaxing music during your study sessions, you might be familiar with Lofi Girl. Even if you don’t listen to Lofi Girl, you are probably familiar with the lo-fi aesthetic of an anime girl sitting at a desk studying next to a window with a cat. Lofi Girl is a phenomenon […]
If you’re anything like me, you can’t stand silence. Even while studying, you have to have something to listen to, whether it’s music or just white noise. Still, it can be hard to find the right music for studying, something that’s both sonically pleasing and not too distracting. If you’re looking for something like this […]
If you hold me without hurting me, you’ll be the first who ever did – Cinnamon Girl by Lana Del Rey With Lana del Rey’s increased spike in popularity, I find myself revisiting her sixth studio album, Norman Fucking Rockwell! Fans and critics alike consider this album as one of her best. From the title […]
From IT Professional to Musician! Ronzel “Ron” Washington enjoys his retirement from his recent career as an Information Technology Executive for Houston.
It’s difficult to make anything original these days. So many stories have already been told, good ideas have already been taken, and it seems like we’ve nearly exhausted every melody possible to make out of the twelve notes available to us. To artists of all persuasions (and even to consumers), this realization can be daunting. […]
After seeing the Barbie movie in theaters, I realized the soundtrack is a pop girl’s dream summer playlist. Here are my top five songs on Barbie the Album: 1. “Speed Drive” by Charli XCX I went into this movie expecting Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice’s remix of “Barbie Girl” to be my favorite song on […]
Well, here we are again, guys. It’s that special time of the year, nestled weeks before Labor Day, towards the “end” of summer. It’s back-to-school season.
A CD from the local Barnes and Nobel help me dive into the 1960’s country star lyrics of heartache and longing for unrequited love. Patsy Cline’s soothing country vocals accompanied by The Jordanaries’ strings brought the country sensation into stardom during the mid-1950s and early 1960s. Despite the vocals being raw and vulnerable, a different […]
Here are of my favorite tracks as I enter the spring season. 1. Pretty Sick – Dumb From their album, Come Down, Pretty Sick emulates the grunge movement of the 90s with a modern twist. The track elaborates on the transitional phase between breaking up with someone and becoming independent. With gritty guitar and repeating lyrics, the […]
Last Friday I made my way to the Houston Heights record store, Vinal Edge. Each visit has supplied me with unique additions to my physical media music collections. On this Friday though, I had one specific album on my mind. On April 7th, Asheville, North Carolina’s native band, Wednesday released their third studio album, Rat Saw […]
The history of rock and roll has seen many dark tragedies, both in the form of untimely deaths of important figures and in the form of neglect and disregard for musicians who’ve made significant contributions to the genre. Despite the impact these musicians had on the genre, they often go unrecognized or receive little credit […]