FEATURE: Stacked Like Pancakes exhibit true DIY spirit

FEATURE: Stacked Like Pancakes exhibit true DIY spirit

Originally Published at obsessxns.com Bands that put their absolute all into their music seem to be harder and harder to find in a generation of SoundCloud rappers and countless bands trying to make it big. However, if you’re looking for a band that embodies a true DIY spirit and undeniable passion for music, look no … Read More

VANS WARPED TOUR 2018 — THE END OF AN ERA

VANS WARPED TOUR 2018 — THE END OF AN ERA

Origionally published at indiebandguru.com If you’ve ever been a fan of the alternative scene, you probably know about the Vans Warped Tour. Known as the “punk rock summer camp,” Warped Tour became a haven for kids around the US and parts of Canada who we’re listening to Blink-182 and Mayday Parade instead of Justin Bieber … Read More

BIG SOMETHING ARE GENRE-BENDING GREATNESS WITH THEIR OWN FESTIVAL

BIG SOMETHING ARE GENRE-BENDING GREATNESS WITH THEIR OWN FESTIVAL

Originally published at indiebandguru.com If you’re searching for a band that brings anything they want to music and creates something absolutely breathtaking, you’re searching for Big Something. And it’s no secret that they’re quickly becoming one of the most exciting bands emerging from the Atlantic coast. This six-piece group is a powerhouse fusing together elements of rock, … Read More

EXCLUSIVE PREMIER: TIOGA ‘DON’T ASK ME TO DANCE’

EXCLUSIVE PREMIER: TIOGA ‘DON’T ASK ME TO DANCE’

Originally published at indiebandguru.com If you’re obsessed with the sounds of The 1975, The Killers, and Two Door Cinema Club, you have to check out TIOGA. Their latest single, “Don’t Ask Me To Dance,” bridges together their musical influences with their unique brand of indie rock. TIOGA are breathing a fresh life into indie rock with ‘Don’t Ask Me To Dance’ … Read More

SHELITA TALKS 2018 SXSW AND NEW MUSIC

SHELITA TALKS 2018 SXSW AND NEW MUSIC

Origionally published at indiebandguru.com If you haven’t checked out Shelita since her last single, “Penetrate” you’re missing great pop music. Releasing her first track of the year, “Hola” blends her sensual vocals with a fusion of trap, R&B, electro pop, and Brazilian baile funk. The track debuted in March but Shelita is gearing up for her next … Read More

FEATURE: MEET DUO VIOLET NIGHT AHEAD OF DEBUT ALBUM

FEATURE: MEET DUO VIOLET NIGHT AHEAD OF DEBUT ALBUM

Originally posted at obsessxns.com It’s hard to find new music that feels like the band is inventing something different with their sound. Violet Night is doing just this with their unique mix of alternative and indie. Connor Pohl (vocals/guitar) and T.J. Rounthwaite (keyboard) are just two dudes making music that sounds as diverse as the … Read More

POSTING WITH A PURPOSE: THE BLOGGING OF BROWNKEY ABDULLAHI

POSTING WITH A PURPOSE: THE BLOGGING OF BROWNKEY ABDULLAHI

(Photo Credit: Medium, Akili Dada) BY STARR BROWN, KATELYN BURNSFIELD AND TREVOR TYLE Brownkey Abdullahi may seem like your ordinary African refugee, but in reality, she’s a blog posting pioneer in the world’s largest refugee camp. At 25 years old, Abdullahi proudly hails from her Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya as its first female blogger. Since … Read More

Women in music 2018

Women in music 2018

The Grammy Awards are the biggest night in the music industry. Founded to celebrate artistic achievements for artists by the recording academy, they are meant to celebrate the best music in every genre released that year and show where the industry is at in the last year. From pop and R&B to rock and classical … Read More

Is The Selfie Epidemic Really A Bad Thing?

It’s become so easy for older generations to drag millennials for our avocado toast and selfie obsessions while pointing out that we’re killing chain restaurants and unable to buy houses.  But is our obsession with selfies really a bad thing. Today, unlike even a decade ago, it’s so easy to take out a camera and document a moment. Ever … Read More

The World Of Reddit

I’ve always had a hard time comprehending the world of Reddit. I never understood why you’d want to pretend to be someone you’re not online, post things you probably don’t want to be attached to IRL, say things you’ll regret in a few years, maybe even post things that are illegal. I never thought that’s … Read More