Black Panther: The Album

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’, directed by Ryan Coogler, is set to debut on February 16th, right in the heart of Black History Month. This movie, with it’s diversified predominantly black cast, has created quite a hype, especially with it’s trailer, and its announcement that the films soundtrack was to be created by Kendrick Lamar, Anthony ‘Top Dawg’ Tiffith, and the rest of the crew at Top … Continue reading Black Panther: The Album

Indie Music for Beginners

Indie music, or independent music, originated as a music genre that was produced independently from major commercial record labels. Throughout the past few years, and because of the ease streaming services provides to listeners, indie music has been popularized, and diversified. Indie, or Alternative, is an interesting genre of music, because it doesn’t have one specific sound, and features artists that pull from many different genres … Continue reading Indie Music for Beginners

Images by Hozier

Andrew Byrne, more commonly known as Hozier, is an irish singer/songwriter who captivated the world with his hit track ‘Take me To Church’. ‘Take Me To Church’, the first track on his 2014 self titled album ‘Hozier’, is a beautifully dark ballad discussing the hypocrisy of the Catholic Church, and their antipathy towards homosexuality. This song was released in 2014, and was accompanied by an … Continue reading Images by Hozier

Band Locally – Profiles on four local Austin bands

I hail from Austin, Texas. That’s right, live music capital of the nation! (Take that Nashville) Anyways, in this magical, musically inclined city, we start each New Year with FREE WEEK. That’s right, free shows by local bands all week long! In this post I will be reporting on four bands I saw this weekend, that are definitely worth checking out. I have also created … Continue reading Band Locally – Profiles on four local Austin bands