Country music, a style that has been around for some time, is slowly starting to disappear on our car radios. A whole culture is now starting to fall to new pop music, but where did it go? Country music. Country music? I know what you are probably thinking right now, "How can you be saying … Continue reading Forgotten Country
LAUV. The first thing that comes to mind is probably the romantic, EDM based music that has been rising to popularity recently. Fairly new as an artist, he seems to be gaining more and more songs by each new release. Ari Leff, better known as his self made stage name LAUV, has had a long … Continue reading A Note On LAUV
On, March 31st, Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed. Now in the wake of an incident like this, we may focus on catching the perpetrator or blaming gang violence or gun laws because we want a clearcut answer, a solution. And while these are all issues that are important to think about, a man has … Continue reading Nipsey Hussle: A Modern Martyr
Yes, I know, I am pretty late to review Juice WRLD's new album, "Death Race For Love". Remain calm. This is NOT an album review. However, I just wanted to write a bit about the ingenuity behind this type of style, and talk about the musicality of said style and why I think it will … Continue reading A Note on Juice WRLD
Inspired by Fitz. A Hip-Hop group? A heavy metal alternative? An experimental rap? I have no clue. Death Grips, a modern day experimental hip-hop/heavy metal group, breaks the boundary of what is expected in rap today. Some listeners look at Death Grips as unorganized noise, but a closer look can show their creativity and how … Continue reading What is Death Grips?
Reggae has come from the musical beat originated in the Carribean Islands. It is an upbeat, light feel and provides a danceable tune to bob your head to. The beat is followed by singing, or sometimes rapping, about carefree or joyous topics. Reggae is a type of music that fills the space and gets everybody … Continue reading Modern Age Reggae
Nina Simone From the bluesy rock of the 50s and 60s to the funk movement of the 70s, a sound, unlike any other, rang in the ears of keene listeners. The incredible and wild vocalizations and the mellow trumpets combined with piano riffs began the musical creativity that spiraled into the songs we listen to … Continue reading A New Age in Electric Blues
As I continue to hear more and more music, I occasionally stumble across new genres of music. Modern artists are getting more and more creative and songs are being appreciated for their unique sounds. Genreless music has been gaining popularity. New types of music include everything from quick, upbeat instrumental sounds, to mellow, beach house … Continue reading The New Genre of Trap-house Jazz
I know that we are in a new age of music. Rap becoming easily the most popular genre amongst youth in our generation, I easily am exposed to the new rappers that are up and coming out there. Musically, I see a lot of top chart hits that are a basic trap backbeat with a … Continue reading Jazz with Rap?
I started this blog because of my deep fascination with the art of music. I've always been someone that carries a pair of headphones everywhere and is constantly having to listen to every song from the beginning to the end. For some time now I have been searching around trying to find an outlet where … Continue reading Couple Thoughts