Monthly Archive: December, 2014

McBusted: “McBusted”

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McBusted McBusted Island Records, 2014 by Deanna Romani   Have you ever heard of a band with four lead singers, three guitar players and two bass players? Well, you have now. Pop-punk super group… Continue reading

Staff Picks: Best 5 Albums of 2014

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Staff Picks: Best 5 Albums of 2014 As the year comes to a close, we asked staff members to submit their top 5 albums of 2014.  It was quite the year for music,… Continue reading

OVO on the Rise

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OVO on the Rise by Ivan Rodriguez   Drake has been known for making many award-winning albums and has landed many of his singles onto the billboard charts. But what most people do… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Dylan Owen

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Artist to Watch: Dylan Owen by Andres Rosales   Finding the new best thing is no easy task, as it always seem like everything there is to hear is already out there. Luckily,… Continue reading

These Aren’t the Soundtracks You’re Looking For

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These Aren’t the Soundtracks You’re Looking For by Jacob McAuliffe When I watched The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I, I was waiting with bated breath to witness a climactic action scene set to… Continue reading

An In-Depth Look at MAN-CAT’s “CLASSIC ROCK”

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An In-Depth Look at MAN-CAT’s “CLASSIC ROCK” by Audra Carlisle On November 21st, Phoenix’s very own MAN-CAT released their first studio album, CLASSIC ROCK, with an excellent performance at The Trunk Space. Protesters,… Continue reading

The Aquadolls: “Stoked on You”

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The Aquadolls Stoked on You [Burger Records, 2014] by Alexandra Watts   If you took surf-rock elements wrapped up in a bundle of confidence, your result would be The Aquadolls’ new release. On… Continue reading

Will Classic Rock Ever Die?

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Will Classic Rock Ever Die? by Billy Meredith   The Beatles. Aerosmith. Fleetwood Mac. These are just a few iconic bands that have transformed the music world over the decades. Lately I’ve been… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Chrisette Michele

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Artist to Watch: Chrisette Michele by Ann-Alisha Rux   The first song I heard from Chrisette Michele was on a Jay-Z song called “Lost Ones.” To be honest, I have not really listened… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Home Free

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Artist to Watch: Home Free by Monica Sampson   Music competition shows are all the rage these days. You can’t flip through channels without seeing an amateur singer belting for their 15 minutes… Continue reading