BY Abigail Nutter in Music Stuff on Mar 17, 2014 |
We all know that Mondays are THE WORST for getting stuff done -- like getting out of bed-- so we’ve rounded up the top 5 most fabulous YouTube videos inspired by Beyoncé’s latest album Beyoncé.
We’ve got some comedy, some covers, and some old ladies discussing how gross the lyrics to "Drunk in Love" are. Hopefully this’ll get you up and moving!
5. A parody I can DEFINITELY relate to. "Dunkin Love" created by ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Music Stuff on Mar 14, 2014 |
Speedy Ortiz is probably sick of being compared to Pavement, but it's hard to ignore the similarities. Especially when you take into account the section of powerhouse frontwoman, Sadie Dupuis’ résumé that reveals her as a former member of Babement, a Pavement cover band from way back when. The band’s ‘90s nostalgia is ever-present (and they’ve got the LiveJournal account to prove it), but somehow they form a genre ... Read More
Lykke Li is back with a new album, and the sound is a bit unexpected. If you’re familiar with Lykke’s previous work, you know her tracks are dotted with synthesizers and 808s, resulting in a sound that feels upbeat, despite it's heavy lyrics. The new album takes a different approach, giving a very personal look into Lykke’s recent experiences. She claims that each track on the album will be a power ballad-- you know, the weep-on-your-floor, ... Read More
Here’s the thing: those of us that are willing to shamelessly drown in the depths of repetitive, predictable, and overtly romantic bro-rock indie music, tend to welcome almost all attempts at acoustic recordings. That’s why when Seattle group Band of Horses released their newest album Band of Horses: Acoustic At The Ryman the mushy hearts of BUST were totally down. In most other places, the album (released on February 11, 2014) was not as ... Read More
BY Andrea Stopa in Music Stuff on Mar 03, 2014 |
If you haven't caught on to the a cappella buzz, or haven't seen Pitch Perfect, you must live under some weird, music-less rock. A cappella is no longer the awkward barber shop quartet of your nightmares, but a thriving community of incredible singers and performers channelling their talents into unaccompanied music. Using only the human voice, groups create dynamic soundscapes that sound near magical -- so magical you have to continually remind yourself no ... Read More