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Throwback Comics – ‘Superman: Secret Origin’

| August 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
Throwback Comics – ‘Superman: Secret Origin’

WARNING: This article contains spoilers. Read at your own risk! When it comes superhero origin stories, they’re always updating the mythos surrounding them; Superman is no different. His origin has been updated numerous times; John Byrne’s “Man of Steel” (not the 2013 Zack Snyder film) and Mark Waid’s “Birthright” have managed to do this successfully. […]

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Throwback Comics – ‘Batman: Birth of the Demon’

| August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Throwback Comics – ‘Batman: Birth of the Demon’

WARNING: This article contains spoilers. Read at your own risk! When it comes superhero villains, Batman is regarded for containing a gallery of quality villains: The Joker, Two-Face, Penguin, Poison Ivy, The Riddler, Mr. Freeze, Bane, Scarecrow, the list goes on.  Then we have Ra’s Al Ghul, a villain who is quite unique in his […]

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Smashing Pumpkins – “Siamese Dream” 25 Years Later

| August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Smashing Pumpkins – “Siamese Dream” 25 Years Later

“Siamese Dream” came at a time where Grunge was king. It was a victim of circumstance as any upcoming and promising band was dubbed “the Next Nirvana.” Major record labels did everything they could to milk out Grunge. Smashing Pumpkins were no exception to this due to the unprecedented success of their debut album, “Gish.” […]

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Gorillaz – ‘The Now Now’ Album Review

| July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gorillaz – ‘The Now Now’ Album Review

When we last heard from Gorillaz, their fifth album “Humanz” was newly released. It was a comeback that left me so disappointed that the thought of another Gorillaz album filled me with dread. It was torture to make me myself listen to the album again. It was so overloaded and unfocused, which contributed to a […]

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Death Grips – ‘Year of the Snitch’ Album Review

| June 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
Death Grips – ‘Year of the Snitch’ Album Review

For the record, I never got into Death Grips until recently. I thought “Bottomless Pit” was nothing special on first listen. It was really weird for me to digest their music at the time. Then I began to listen to it again as well as listening to “The Money Store.” All of a sudden, everything […]

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Public Enemy – ‘It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back’ 30 Years Later

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
Public Enemy – ‘It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back’ 30 Years Later

  In the mid to late 1980s, hip-hop was beginning to evolve. The days of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five were coming to a close and a new wave of hip-hop acts was emerging. This was the start of the Golden-Age era, which included Eric B. & Rakim, Boogie Down Productions, De La Soul […]

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Ten Great Songs from New Order

| June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ten Great Songs from New Order

After the death of lead singer Ian Curtis, post-punk Band Joy Division was doomed. The years of building the band up were crumbling away for Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook and Stephen Morris. But rather than giving it all, they decided to move on and renamed the band New Order. With Gillian Gilbert joining to complete […]

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Kanye West – ‘Ye’ Album Review

| June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Kanye West – ‘Ye’ Album Review

2018 has been something for Kanye West so far. Once again in the heat of controversy for his support of President Donald Trump, he is also producing albums for Pusha T and Teyana Taylor, a collaborative album with Kid Cudi and a new solo album. This is the second part of new albums that involved […]

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Slowdive – ‘Souvlaki’ 25 Years Later

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Slowdive – ‘Souvlaki’ 25 Years Later

The moment “Alison” is played, you are immediately injected with reverbed guitars and the soft, weary male and female vocals of Neil Halstead and Rachel Goswell. You feel as if you entered an ambient world of an endless horizon for the imagination. Welcome to the world of Slowdive. Slowdive formed in Reading, England and consisted […]

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Your 2018 Summer Soundtrack

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Your 2018 Summer Soundtrack

They’re coming out for sure Kanye West – “Turbo Grafx 16” (June 1) A title named after a gaming system (and potentially not the final title), the follow-up to 2016’s “The Life of Pablo” is set to be released on June 1 according to West’s Twitter account. The track supposedly will have seven tracks which is […]

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A Year of Impact

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Year of Impact

Jeffrey Kopp Every once in a while, I discover a show that really sits with me in a way unlike any other. I watch a lot of television shows, so it takes a lot to really blow me away, but “The Leftovers” managed to do just that. I decided to binge the three-season HBO series […]

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Arctic Monkeys – “AM” Five Years Later

| April 30, 2018 | 1 Comment
Arctic Monkeys – “AM” Five Years Later

As we get ready to hear the latest Arctic Monkeys album “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino,” let’s take a look back on their previous album. 2013 was a pretty triumphant year for the band, becoming the headline act for Glastonbury and releasing “AM” to critical acclaim, with NME giving the album a 10 out of […]

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Kendrick Lamar and the Unlikely Victory for the Pulitzer Prize

| April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
Kendrick Lamar and the Unlikely Victory for the Pulitzer Prize

In the most unlikely place, Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for his 2017 album “DAMN.” This was the first time a Hip-Hop album and the first non-Jazz or Classical album to win in the music category. To be honest, I wasn’t aware about the fact the Pulitzer Prize has a music category; because when […]

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Ten Great Songs from Prince

| April 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ten Great Songs from Prince

  It’s been two years since the music world lost Prince. An artist who fully believed in creative control over his music, Prince did what he wanted, and his attitude was met with great respect and influenced many other musicians such as André 3000 and Frank Ocean. Rather than mourning his loss, let’s celebrate his […]

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