How has the representation of love in music changed over the years? In music, you can see ideas of love develop and reflect the social views of each time. Music is a way of self expression all generations take advantage of and gives us a road map to how each time period collectively viewed love… Continue reading Reading History with Music →
Song of the Week “THE LIGHT” by BROCKHAMPTON is an intimidating dark melody off of BROCKHAMPTON’s album “Roadrunner”, released July 16, 2021. The two featured artists on this track include Kevin Abstract and Joba. In the song, we tumble head first down a dreary emotional spiral . Joba opens up about mental health and his… Continue reading “THE LIGHT” by BROCKHAMPTON →
Song of the Week “PRIDE.” by Kendrick Lamar was released on Lamar’s album “DAMN.” in 2017. The 34-year-old rapper writes and produces all of his discography, including “PRIDE.”, with help from collaborators. The most recognizable song Lamar has released is “HUMBLE.”. It’s a headbanger from “DAMN.” that got in total 49.8 million streams. “HUMBLE.” is… Continue reading “PRIDE.” by Kendrick Lamar →
Song of the Week “Apocalypse” is a sultry performance I can only describe as the singer, Greg Gonzalez, taking a walk through his lovers daydream. Cigarettes After Sex is a dream pop band known for their haunting melodies. The band is originally from Texas and released “Apocalypse” in 2017 as part of their self-titled album.… Continue reading “Apocalypse” by Cigarettes After Sex →
Song of the Week “Roses” by SAINt JHN is a stolid rap song written by SAINt JHN himself that despite a dragging beat has you purely smiling. The song was released in 2018 but a remix by Imanbek released in 2019 reached intense popularity in the fall. The catchy rhythm has peculiar lyrics over it… Continue reading “Roses” by SAINt JHN →
Song of the Week “1979” by The Smashing Pumpkins is an alternative rock song written by frontman Billy Corgan and was released in 1996. I chose this song for song of the week not only because it is one of my favorite classics but the meaning has always been so ambiguous to me. I feel… Continue reading “1979” by The Smashing Pumpkins →
Song of the Week “The Less I Know The Better” by Tame Impala is a groovy song about unrequited love and the dreadful process of being strung along. I was surprised to find out that although Tame Impala’s music is intricate and has multiple instruments, it’s all written, performed and produced by one man, Kevin… Continue reading “The Less I Know the Better” by Tame Impala →
Song of the Week “American Cliché” by FINNEAS is a jazzy pop song about missing his girlfriend, social media star Claudia Suelwski, while on tour. The classy song was produced and written by FINNEAS himself. He is also famously known for his help creating his sister, Billie Eilish’s, songs but he does have a thriving… Continue reading “American Cliché” by FINNEAS →
I personally like to make it my business to know where songs came from originally. I have done loads of reading finding original songs that took me by surprise. This post is going to be more of an ongoing list that I will continue to update so feel free to come back after your first… Continue reading Who wrote that song again? →
Song of the Week “Heat Above” by Greta Van Fleet is a passionate song about love during a time when it feels like there is very little. The band includes singer Josh Kiszka, guitarist Jake Kiszka, bassist Sam Kiszka and drummer Daniel Wagner. “Heat Above” specifically was written by lead singer Josh Kiszka. Continuing, The… Continue reading “Heat Above” by Greta Van Fleet →
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