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Thirteen Years of The Black Parade

by MackenzieTempleton
One of this generation’s greatest concept records and rock operas is officially a teenager, and is probably filled with more angst and anger than ever.  After witnessing the tragic events of 9/11, frontman Gerard Way founded My Chemical Romance and took the rock scene by storm.  They gained success and popularity with the release of […]

Manchester Orchestra: Ten Years of Mean Everything To Nothing

by MackenzieTempleton
2009: MySpace was crumbling, the world lost their favorite Clueless outcast, and Manchester Orchestra dropped their outstanding record, Mean Everything To Nothing, catapulting their career entirely. The Atlanta indie favorites dropped their sophomore album in April 2009 with producers Joe Chiccarelli (My Morning Jacket, Morrissey) and Dan Hannon.  The album was greeted warmly by both […]

Rush Seating: Secondary Ticket Platforms’ Kryptonite?

by MackenzieTempleton
In a money-hungry, dog-eat-dog world, the internet took the music industry by storm and either drove it straight off the Golden Gate Bridge, or gave it a penthouse full of drugs, liquor, and a Hollywood Boulevard view, depending on who you talk to. Sure, online music streaming has given us artists like Austin Post, a […]

GRiZ Presents: The Imaginarium, 2019 Photos & Review

by marisamae95
Lasers. Sax. Griz. If GRiZ was ever right about anything, (which he always is), then he definitely did not lie when he said, “Imaginarium is hard to explain, you need to experience it for yourself.” Because oh boy, that set did not disappoint. If only Navy Pier allowed shows to go until midnight because I […]

Riot Fest – Average Guy Review

by Zach Keenum
In the Midwest, the beginning of September can remind one of a few different things – the end of summer, the coming of autumn, winter right around the corner, and school back in full swing. For alternative music fans, it means Riot Fest is near, and nothing says ‘keep summer going’ than a giant public […]

The Influence of House Music

by Gustavo Garcia
Originating from Chicago’s underground club culture in the early and mid-1980’s, house music has been one of the most influential sub-genres of dance music. We hear house music influence in a lot of contemporary music. Four to the floor beats with groovy bass-lines are home to house music.  From Robin S’, “Show Me Love” to […]