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It almost feels like a personal betrayal when an artist does something out of character. You think you have come to know them, their quirks... [Read More]
A vinyl record feels more personal than streaming music from your phone or computer. [Read More]
This year, Chance the Rapper was the first artist to win a Grammy for a streaming-only album, which basically means he won a Grammy for... [Read More]
Weezer's first album, Weezer, also nicknamed "The Blue Album," saw universal acclaim both critically and financially. Songs like "Buddy Holly" and, my personal favorite, "Undone... [Read More]
During my freshman year in college, Flying Lotus, one of my all-time favorite artists, dropped his best album to date. My first semester in college... [Read More]
In high school, I had one of those old school CD pockets that would wrap around a sun visor in my car, which was inherited... [Read More]
For a while, I never truly ventured into the underground area of hip-hop, choosing to stick to better-known artists. However, I still knew of an... [Read More]
As the days start to get shorter and shorter and California's   excuse for "winter" starts to creep up, my music library changes with the... [Read More]
My friends like to tease me by calling me a hipster. At first, it irritated me. The stereotypical hipster was something that angered me in... [Read More]
During my senior year of high school, I found a box of CDs that my dad kept in the basement. Some were good, some were... [Read More]
Sometime last year, in the midst of making one of my numerous Spotify playlists, I noticed that a couple of songs I added sounded similar.... [Read More]
I get homesick easily. I'm the type of person who sees something insignificant, like a brown leaf, and thinks back to every memory I have ever... [Read More]
Back in the '90s, the hip-hop scene was mostly focused on East and West Coasts. On the West Coast, Tupac was blurring the lines between... [Read More]
For some people, certain artists can do no wrong, no matter what crazy things they do. Michael Jackson dangled his baby off of a balcony,... [Read More]
One day, on a Sunday morning, my dad played a song called "Sunday Morning" and I really liked it. I thought the singer was really... [Read More]
During my junior year of high school, my friend Billy, who is my guru for everything in the world of electronic music, showed me something... [Read More]
The summer of 2005 was one of the best summers I've ever had. I had just finished my favorite year of school (third grade was... [Read More]
The sophomore slump may have started as an old wives' tale, something to encourage students to work hard in school, but for musicians, it is... [Read More]
The film based off of the 1975 novel impresses with its graphics and storyline. [Read More]
If season one was more about Kimmy, played by Ellie Kemper, rediscovering the world, season two of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is more about Kimmy and... [Read More]