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Sunday Night. Screaming. A Bunch of Girls.  Loud Music. Dancing in the Moonlight? Suddenly I realized I was just one of about 3-4 guys total at a concert. What kind of concert? Korean Pop. The chic B1A4 arrived Sunday night November 8th, 2015, on a cold windy night at the Verizon Theatre. Despite being a school night, around 300...
As I sat down in my seat, nachos in hand and my newly acquired Motley Crue final tour t-shirt feeling a bit small, I pondered how many people believe that rock is dead. People that feel like artists of today such as Drake and Kanye West are superior to those of the Crue. What those people fail to realize is...
  On their 40th anniversary tour, Rush came to Dallas with energy and a set that ran the gamut of their career. This seems appropriate considering that before the tour began, the members concurred that this tour would likely be their last, particularly because of drummer Neil Peart’s chronic tendonitis (and if you’ve ever seen what he does, it’s understandable...
Passion Pit Kindred Album Review Columbia Records Released April 21, 2015 Genre: Alternative Dance, Synthpop, Indie Pop https://open.spotify.com/album/5vHUSuZ5xizxS3zfr3SKkq Passion Pit was a one-man project of singer and songwriter Michael Angelakos to his girlfriend as a Valentine’s Day present. As the “gift” became popular, Passion Pit became a full-fledged band. Their first album, Manners, was a combination of ’80s synth-pop, children’s choirs, intricate orchestrations, and, of course, Michael Angelakos’...
Tobias Jesso Jr. Goon Album Review True Panther Released March 17, 2015 Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Piano Pop, Soul, Soft Rock https://play.spotify.com/album/7elNFxdWSjWvtUP1gqyQGV For a 29 year old, Tobias Jesso Jr. has seen it all. Most singer-songwriter projects come from personal experiences, and Jesso's is a success story for the ages. Years before his sudden rise to fame, Jesso played bass in a small band called The Sessions....
Tyler, The Creator Cherry Bomb Album Review Odd Future Records/Sony Released April 13, 2015 Genre: Alternative Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Neo-Soul https://open.spotify.com/album/621OhgnZJ7Pz8iUazct1In Tyler, The Creator's immaturity can be considered as one of his strengths, and at times one of his weaknesses. The Odd Future kingpin returns with his fourth studio LP, Cherry Bomb, and the result finds the rapper advancing in terms of musicianship...
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah Sour Soul Album Review Lex Records Released February 24, 2015 Genre: Hip-Hop, Jazz When I first heard of the BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah collaboration, I was enthralled. As an avid fan of the Canadian jazz trio, I was pretty excited to see them collaborate with a member of the renowned Wu-Tang Clan. BADBADNOTGOOD's main strength is pushing the limits of...
Action Bronson Mr. Wonderful Album Review Atlantic Records/Vice Records/Goliath Released March 23, 2015 Genre: Hip Hop, East Coast Hip Hop, Rap Rock, Pop Rap https://open.spotify.com/album/7ijgeLAW3W3vZ9jf6tozFq Acclaimed East Coast MC, and chef, Action Bronson's feature debut full length is a glitzy, robust, and lush piece of work. Bronson fuses his typical over-the-top, braggadocios lyricism and wit, with some blues rock and soul influenced instrumentals. There are...

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