Hey guys, its been a while. Time for a confession… I’ve been struggling with life. Bills pile up and so does responsibility. Time stops for no one and even when life fucks you up you don’t get a breather. Over the summer I juggled the possibility of giving up on journalism within the field of… Read More Music Isn’t Dead: Capstan
If you’re familiar with me or my work, I would say I spend a good 40% of my writing capabilities lamenting over my childhood or how my teenage years brought forth so much wonderful angsty music that I wish would come back. For a limited time only, this will come true. On August 22nd 2006,… Read More Music Isn’t Dead: Boys Like Girls look back on a decade
Yesterday was like any other day; I got up, made breakfast, checked my social media accounts and scoped out some of the new releases put out. But yesterday was so much more than the ordinary, as I was blown away by two songs in particular and the weight they brought with them. Now I don’t… Read More Music Isn’t Dead: When Artists Fight Back
I usually listen to Father Mountain on a weekly basis. I still consider On Leaving & Being Left Behind to be an album that will last through the ages. I’ve never understood why I listen to music, why I like it. I used to think it was because of my teenage angst but now I am… Read More Music Isn’t Dead:Why Do We Listen?
Human interaction is important to maintaining a balanced state of mind. Without human interaction, silence can be deadly both physically and mentally. In the starting months of the summer in 2014 I took a job that was nine hours away from my home as a derrick hand with Propetro, an oil company. I hadn’t seen… Read More Music Isn’t Dead: My Personal Hell V.S Youth
If you’ve turned on the news at any point in recent months, you know that all eyes have been on the city of Flint, Michigan. Beginning as early as April of 2014, the safety of the city’s drinking water has begun a steady decline to the point that a state of emergency was declared by… Read More Music’s Not Dead: How Not Safe To Drink is Contributing to the Flint Water Crisis
Music has been around for generations. Every year a new sound, new album, new song is released. Sometimes there’s that certain song that will make a permanent mark on our heart, and even on our skin. Some songs you just have a connection to. Where it takes you back to remember the good times, an… Read More Music isn’t Dead: The Impact of Fan Tattoos