Eccentric synth sounds, head-turning melodies, and catchy lyrics describe the three-piece band, AJR. Brothers Adam, Jack, and Ryan Met began playing in 2005 in New York City busking the streets until they could afford to buy instruments and recording equipment. From there, the band began writing, recording, and producing from their living room so that … Continue reading Three-Thirty
The ‘60s. A decade where psychedelic drugs and peace became the mantra of the hippie movement, the Vietnam War was at its height, and people began to demand more freedom. The American culture was changing, and along with it, so was the music. In the middle of this change was The Mamas and the Papas. … Continue reading Look Through My Window
The boys are back with the appearance of two new singles, a music video, Fall tour dates, and one cryptic concept for the new album.
Recently life has been moving at a pace that is just dragging me along behind it. It's bound to happen sometimes. School gets busy, time with friends becomes bittersweet, and the thought of sitting down to write on my own without the pressure of work or a project is unbearable. But here’s the thing about … Continue reading Life Changes
The first time I heard Twenty One Pilots was Senior year in my Media Whirled View class. We had a project researching songs and presenting them to our peers. A girl presented Stressed Out and showed the music video. I was completely caught off guard by this band. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, rolled onto … Continue reading Migraine
In October of last year, I went to see The Lumineers with some friends. Until this point, I had only listened to the band a couple of times and enjoyed their chill, folk vibe. In my head, I imagined the opening acts playing a short setlist, but everyone’s attention and excitement would focus on The … Continue reading Yellow Eyes
From their mop top beginnings to the psychedelic “Sgt. Pepper” phase, the end of Beatlemania transformed the group’s growth not just physically, but lyrically. As a hardcore fan, I love listening to the lyric changes throughout the years. If you listen to their album, Please Please Me from 1963, you’ll hear catchy songs about losing … Continue reading Strawberry Fields Forever