7 songs everyone should have on a playlist

In a world where there are a ton of music styles, genres and tastes, it can be tedious and intimidating to find the perfect songs to have in your playlist. Not to mention, there are plenty of stressors while making the perfect playlist. What if you get roasted when you’re on aux? What if you […]

5 ways music is the best thing ever

We all need something consistent in our lives to rely on, and music is just that. Whether it’s background noise, your favorite get-ready song, or a track to get through your multi-hour car ride back home, music is there every step of the way. And here are five ways music can get you through your […]

How a Kanye West fan forum saved the rap genre

Amid a culture saturated with shallow lyrics and electronic pseudo melodies, there appears to be hope for the dismal reality that is our current rap genre. This hope is Brockhampton. This self-proclaimed “boyband” has risen from virtual obscurity to widespread conversation in just a year, after releasing three consecutive albums and more than 10 music […]

The 5 most-anticipated albums released this fall

Pop music continues to rock the charts in 2017. Artists like Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift have shared a few singles in preparation for the release of their albums while breakout star Grace VanderWaal is ready to drop her first. These artists have kept us on our toes long enough, and we expect they will […]

5 reasons music festivals are still a blast

Festivals now offer an opportunity that captivates the full attention, time and savings of their patrons – reinventing the occasion from a typical live music event to a global affair. Since the infamous Woodstock, music festivals never quite lost their enticing flare, but with advanced technology, festivals have become more prominent and more extravagant than […]

5 tips for beginner concert photographers

I got my first camera at 13 as a Christmas gift form my parents. My interest grew through high school from taking a bunch of photography classes, but I had always struggled in finding the right subject— what I wanted to shoot. Then I went to a bunch of concerts at a variety of Charleston […]

4 times Kanye West has positively influenced the music industry

With his well-documented egotistical persona, rapper-producer Kanye West never seems to be a crowd favorite. In interviews and on social media, Kanye mostly brags about his own accomplishments, which easily turns many listeners off. But what if the music mogul is deserving of his ego? Despite popular belief, the Chicago native has had a positive […]

Top 15 tracks of 2015

2015 was a magnificent year for all genres of music. While many may be skeptical of modern pop markets, other genres are not only flourishing, but are collaborating to craft tunes that redefine present notions of production. 2016’s releases look promising, between waiting for Frank Ocean’s new project, new tunes from The Shins and the […]

Nine great songs to pump you up during Finals Week

Do you need an epic montage of music to get you through the day? These compositions will help you get motivated for the gym, prepare for a big interview, excite you for this week’s game, help you stay alert through finals and generally get you ready to take on the world. This list looks at the songs […]

5 best albums for practicing yoga

  by Mara Fields I am constantly searching for great music for practicing yoga because music is an integral part of my practice, as it is for many in the yoga community. In fact, yoga and music festivals have become popular in the United States over the past two decades. One of the most popular yoga festivals, […]

‘Tis the season (to decorate for Christmas)…fa la la la la la la la la

Don’t kid yourselves…if Halloween is over, it’s time to get ready for Christmas. At least, that’s what we think. by Phalan Henry and Amanda Doran

7 songs to help you cope with Finals Week

by Laura Taylor Everyone who has experienced a finals week can identify with the quickly shifting emotional stages that accompany a week of exams. Here’s a short playlist to use as your go-to coping mechanism for the stress of finals.    

9 songs you just can’t get out of your head

You hear these songs constantly, and no matter how hard you try to get them out of your head, … you just can’t. Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson, featuring Bruno Mars Listen Here This pop song has definitely become one of the most popular songs of this year, playing on every radio station and at […]

They came, they raved, they loved

  Three things sum up why Ultra Music Festival is one of the premier music festivals in the world – Miami, weather, electronic dance music. 330,000 people from more than 80 countries flooded into Miami last year to experience the magical three-day weekend that is Ultra, and UMF is ready to make an even bigger splash at […]

Fall Out Boy will delight punks, jocks alike

Chicago-based Fall Out Boy has continually reminded us why they are one of the greatest punk bands of our generation. Here are seven reasons in case you need the reminder. by Phoebe Wheeler

10 reasons why we can’t “let go” of Frozen

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably know about the Disney movie “Frozen.” It has been breaking records and winning awards ever since it came out last November. Here are just some of the reasons that prove ‘Frozen’ is a power house of movie and why we love it!   by Stephanie Benner […]

10 ways music makes you happier, healthier

See the  listicle by James DeMarco. We’ve known intuitively that music can pick us up when we need a little lift or just adds to our already good mood, but now there’s research proving that music is actually helping us live healthier and be happier.   Related articles 5 Ways To Be Happier (lifehack.org) How […]