Tag: op-ed

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Op-Ed: Here’s what shows could really look like when they finally return

The music industry is dying. Then again, critics have been saying the same thing for the past 50 years. From the onset of FM...
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Op-Ed: twenty one pilots built a world unlike any other on ‘Trench’

At first listen, twenty one pilots may seem like just another band in rotation on Top 40 stations that you scan through on your car...
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Op-Ed: It’s time to start a music revolution, now

Fearless Records, the record label that’s been a staple in contemporary pop-punk, metalcore and a few more genres of note, recently appointed Jenny Reader...
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Op-Ed: We need boygenius now more than ever

I never seem to remember the worst days of my life. There’s always been a tendency to suppress anything that hurts, leaving little blackouts...

Op-Ed: ‘M A N I A’ is Fall Out...

Fall Out Boy are fully prepared for you to hate Mania (stylized M A N   I    A), their seventh studio album. Their pre-release press...

Op-Ed: Hayley Williams is an inspiration for all women, musicians and fans alike

On this year’s International Women’s Day, Against The Current’s Chrissy Costanza shared a heartfelt note thanking Hayley Williams for being an inspiration in her...

Vespera debut powerful video about addiction, depression and suicide—watch

Rock four-piece, Vespera, are debuting a music video for "Paradise"—and it's an important one for the band: tackling addiction, depression and suicide. "'Paradise' is a...

Op-Ed: DIY bands and fans alike should care about net neutrality

Most bands come from nothing. “Making it” is a prize won by a select few of the thousands that try their hand at it....

Op-Ed: Portugal. The Man’s AMA’s performance highlights need for alt music at award shows

“No computers up here, just live instruments.” Portland indie-rockers Portugal. The Man’s trolling of the AMAs caused a bit of a stir on social media...

Op-Ed: Amidst a multitude of sexual assault allegations, is it OK to still be...

It seems every day now, there is a new headline concerning sexual assault in the entertainment industry. These disgusting and traumatizing acts permeate film,...