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Born Jamir Daaliya, twenty three year old Mir Fontane has clawed his way out of the streets of Camden, New Jersey to the cusp of fame and success. His knack for telling stories through his lyrics and melodic skill, coupled with his versatility, have put him in a position to take the music industry by storm. His first two albums, He's so...
Strobe lights flashing, the entirety of the hip-hop group known as Brockhampton jumps up and down with their fans, as they perform their hit single Star... for the seventh time in a row. The fans scream along, absorbed in the music and unbothered by the repetition. Brockhampton's success and ability is displayed in this moment but it starkly contrasts...
Before I receive any distraught comments or letters informing me of my list's inadequacy, I would like to clarify that the list below was formed according to what I approximated to be a range of just a FEW of the greatest and most classic guitar solos of all time, and is by no means definitive. In this list I...
Torn clothing, lasers, and a floating stage stun the audience, as they listen intently to Kanye perform. The atmosphere indescribable, the fans soak up the entire experience as best they can, awestruck at the presence of rap royalty. Kante West brought his Saint Pablo tour to Dallas this September, welcomed by thousands of cheering fans at the American Airlines Center. In...
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’...

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