Op-Ed

The Grey Areas of the Colorful Music Industry

So, you’re an up-and-coming electronic artist trying to make it big. Where to begin? Create a song with a catchy hook, a bass filled drop, and use some relatable lyrics everyone can sing along to? Done. But, nobody is listening to the track besides your close friends. There is a lack of interest in the […]

GRiZ Just Came Out. Here’s Why It Matters.

It seems like it’s hard this summer to find a festival lineup that doesn’t have Grant Kwiecinski, AKA GRiZ, prominently featured on it. The hard hustling funk electronic legend has a huge fan base and is ever present on the scene. Yesterday afternoon, in a beautifully penned editorial for the Huffington Post,  the Detroit-based legend […]

[POP] Katy Perry’s “Swish Swish” Is a Hot Mess!

On Friday, May 19th, Katy Perry released the third track off of her fifth studio album, Witness, entitled Swish Swish. The Roland Clark-sampling and Duke Dumont-produced deep house track seems to have all of the right ingredients in terms of production credits; however, the track quickly drew criticism (and a plethora of laughs) from fans and […]

[THOUGHTS] Coping With Post-Festival Blues

It seems as though I’ve come down with a minor case of the post-festival blues. Everything leading up to the event had me swarming with butterflies and uncontrollably smiling. The entire weekend was a beautiful blur of sights and sounds that fled all too quickly. Though every flash of it was divine, I missed it […]