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Songs that Scared Your Parents

Songs that Scared Your Parents

George Pham

October 25, 2018


Filed under Music, Playlists

You’re 16 again, messy unkempt hair down to your eyes, that brand new Marilyn Manson CD is causing virtual seismic waves throughout your house and you’re thrashing and banging your head around your room like a madman. Next thing you know your good Christian mother walks in while Mr. Manson screa...

Throwback Thursday — Dead Man’s Party | Oingo Boingo (1985)

Throwback Thursday — Dead Man’s Party | Oingo Boingo (1985)

Alison Eberle

October 25, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

You’re probably getting sick of all those typical Halloween jams. You’re well aware of who you’re gonna call, and you’re probably thinking that if you have to hear the “Monster Mash” one more time it definitely will be a graveyard smash (of your head into a wall). But maybe you still want...

when the party’s over | Billie Eilish

when the party’s over | Billie Eilish

Hope O'Dell

October 24, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

In her debut album, Don’t Smile at Me, Billie Eilish writes songs as characters, ranging from the point of view of a murderer to the boy whose heart she broke. In her most recent release that came out last Wednesday, “when the party’s over,” it feels as though Eilish is singing from personal experience. S...

Grey Area | Jerry Paper (feat. Weyes Blood)

Grey Area | Jerry Paper (feat. Weyes Blood)

Andrew Younker

October 22, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Pop-weirdo and home producer, Lucas Nathan, has quietly built an impressive catalog of idiosyncratic jazz-tinged records under the moniker Jerry Paper. After adopting the name in 2012, he’s released over five topsy-turvy projects filled with electronic-pop tracks about falling in love with giant cham...

Atlas: Seven | Sleeping At Last

Atlas: Seven | Sleeping At Last

Claudia Kramer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Sleeping At Last is a musical project which continues to evolve. They’ve done just about everything, from melancholy covers of upbeat songs to primarily instrumental original tracks. Though the group began as a collective effort in 2000, after releasing several albums together they split up and fore...

Hear Me Out | Tap your Toes or Cry in your Minivan

Hear Me Out | Tap your Toes or Cry in your Minivan

Ean Montague

October 18, 2018


Filed under Hear Me Out, Music, Music News

We're at it again with another "Hear Me Out" video. Which new album did we think was good? Bad? Wack? Spoiler: we literally throw one of them in the trash this week.  Our three albums for this video are A Girl Cried Red by Princess Nokia, Isolation by Kali Uchis, and TOTAL XANARCHY by Lil...

Here Me Out | Is Joyner Lucas Better than Kendrick? Does the Impact have Beef with Wendy’s?

Here Me Out | Is Joyner Lucas Better than Kendrick? Does the Impact have Beef with Wendy’s?

Ean Montague

October 18, 2018


Filed under Hear Me Out, Music, Music News

This week on "Hear Me Out": our team presents their takes on albums from Julian Casablancas and friends (aka the Voidz), Preoccupations, and a certain fast-food restaurant. Watch to find out which one we think is good, bad and wack.

We Watch it for the Music | Ash vs Evil Dead

We Watch it for the Music | Ash vs Evil Dead

George McNeill

October 18, 2018


Filed under Music, Watch for the Music

The medium of television can portray symbolism in a myriad of ways. I know this because my English teacher in high school told me books can do that, and TV is, like, watching a book. Why bother learning how to read when you can watch? Why spend the time concentrating and studying when you can get insta...

God = Dog | Behemoth

God = Dog | Behemoth

George Pham

October 17, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Behemoth have established themselves in the metal industry for their occult aesthetic, blasphemous lyrics, and grandiose blackened death metal compositions. With a body of work that spans over two decades, they truly live up to their namesake. The first single from their new album (which released...

Savior (Piano Version) | St. Vincent

Savior (Piano Version) | St. Vincent

Benjamin Brewster

October 16, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

After the release of her beloved self-titled record in 2014, many critics gave St. Vincent, a.k.a. Annie Clark,  what could easily be considered the greatest compliment or accolade imaginable for an artist of her ilk: comparisons to the great David Bowie. In 2017, she cemented that ambition wit...

Big Lie | Joyce Manor

Big Lie | Joyce Manor

Matt Burdick

October 15, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Joyce Manor has never been known to stick with one style for too long. The California rock band switches up their sound drastically with nearly every album while still holding on to the immediate catchiness and nostalgia that is a trademark of their songs. Their excellent new album, Million Dollars To ...

Over & Under | Stereolab

Over & Under | Stereolab

Andrew Younker

October 12, 2018


Filed under Music, Over/Under

For English/French art-pop band, Stereolab, the only way to make honest music was to create constantly without expectations or looking in the rear-view mirror. Over their 20-year tenure in the rock undergrounds, Stereolab released 13 albums and 15 EPs ranging from good to incredible in quality. Foun...

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