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Musical Journeys

An underappreciated piece of the concert experience is the journey, in those cases where you need to go some distance to get there.  It can be a time to get excited, listening to the artist’s music on the way, or a space in which to discover an amplified love for that music in the post-concert state.   410 more words

Song Recommendations

Day 86: Halfway Right

The first time I heard Halfway Right, I immediately thought the chorus sounded like a Fun. song. I even wondered if Nate Ruess (the lead singer of Fun.) had helped write this song. 95 more words

Radio 85, side B, track 13: "Just Give Me A Reason" by P!nk and Nate Ruess

Oh, P!nk and Nate Ruess, my god this song is amazing!  P!nk, I already knew I love you, but Nate Ruess, looks like I got a new crush.   93 more words


Review: Bleachers - Gone Now

There is a sharp juxtaposition between the title of Bleachers’ second full-length album Gone Now and its content. In fact, the lyrics across the album’s 12 tracks seem to long for things left behind – safety, familiarity, memories – before slowly drawing us back home. 592 more words


Fun. They Used To Be Better

They Used To Be Better


I first listened to Fun. in Winter of 2010.  Sitting in my college dorm room, I came across the music video for… 350 more words

Aim And Ignite