Power Songs As Heard Through the Decades

By Natalie Rao The sheer power behind music is incomparable to anything else. A good song can impact our mood in both drastically positive and negative ways – a rumbling beat gets us pumped up to work out, an in-your-face guitar solo gives us chills, poetic lyrics hit us right in the chest… the list goes on and on. From rock to rap and everything … Continue reading Power Songs As Heard Through the Decades

Music Monday: The '90s Are Back

By Chelsea Perry If you’re reading this blog, chances are you’re a product of the ’90s. And let’s be honest, I may be a little biased here, but the ’90s were just the greatest. Who can forget about about the brilliant ’90s toys (ahem, Furby or Tamagotchi, anyone?) or flawless ’90s television (“All That” [RIP old Amanda Bynes], “Rugrats,” “Boy Meets World,” “Doug”)? But, probably … Continue reading Music Monday: The '90s Are Back

Music Monday: Famous Band Side Projects

By Brock Seng Side projects usually suck. Let’s be honest here. A lot of us don’t listen to side projects. It’s from the theory: if you support a side project then that’ll become the main band and you’ll lose the bigger band. Hence, Gorillaz. I’m here to tell you that theory is wrong. Side projects are very much present in today’s music scene. And a … Continue reading Music Monday: Famous Band Side Projects

Music Monday: Must-See Concert Fails

By Maureen Mariano Although this four-day homecoming weekend has been nothing short of amazing, it doesn’t change the fact that today is still our least favorite day of the week. To cure the Monday Blues, we’ve compiled five of the most epic concert fails to remind you that music artists aren’t always as badass as they seem, and, in that moment of failure, our mediocre … Continue reading Music Monday: Must-See Concert Fails

Music Monday: Playlists to Get You through Any Situation

By Brock Seng It’s Sunday night and you’re sitting behind your computer on iTunes messing around because you want some new music. You’re wondering what to buy but you just don’t know. You want something that speaks to you; something that will capture your heart and soul; something that you can just pull out whenever you feel down and out. Or happy. Or joyous. Or … Continue reading Music Monday: Playlists to Get You through Any Situation

Music Monday: The Musician-Inspired Halloween Costumes of Celebrities

By Georgia Warren Musicians these days seem to have to offer a little more than talent. We are in the age of the celebrity, and sometimes talent comes second — or even not at all. Music royalty is constantly working to trump each other with the craziest look and sound. It’s no surprise that these outlandish acts are sure to show up on Halloween. With … Continue reading Music Monday: The Musician-Inspired Halloween Costumes of Celebrities

Swamp Talk: Why Musicians Are Weary of Student-Run Record Labels

By Kendrick Brown The Alligator published a story on Monday that said Student Government Productions is in the preliminary stages of starting Swamp Records, a student-run record label that will produce hip hop, EDM and indie music. According to the article, the record label will operate completely in-house, with its 20-member team controlling promotions, recording and distribution. The idea of student-run record labels has become … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Why Musicians Are Weary of Student-Run Record Labels