Post Tagged with: "Life Plugged In"

The Deeper Meaning of Bubblegum Pop

No matter how old you are or where you come from, everyone should be able to see the value in pop music. I’m kind of joking, but there’s definitely a place for cheesy pop music in everyone’s life, and some of my favorite artists and songs have been mindless, radio-ready[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments The Guide

What It Takes to Stay Hot Thirty Years Later

Most people have one or two personal heroes — people that they look up to as figures to admire and emulate. Up until a year ago, this was the case for me, too; however, now I can safely say I have at least seven heroes — five of whom are[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Not Just the Artists You Thought You Knew

Airports are rarely fun. They’re packed full of random people moving in every which way, constantly searching for the food court to buy an $8.00 slice of pizza or those monitors with the departure/arrival and gate information. People are frantically rushing around hoping they’ll make their connections, swinging their bags[Read More…]

by March 15, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Björk’s Own Brand of Quirky Genius

Last year, I had one of the best experiences of my life at Bonnaroo. Being able to see some of my favorite bands, bands that I had idolized and obsessed over for years, was truly mind-blowing. On Tuesday, this summer’s Bonnaroo lineup was announced, and I tracked it closely. As[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Finding Solace in Melancholy Tunes

There are periods where I listen to melancholy music exclusively. For these occasions, I have a few go-to bands, but Rogue Wave definitely tends to make it into my rotation more than most others. Their music has more of an ominous tone; it can be a little unsettling while also[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments The Guide

A Beginner’s Guide to the World of Radiohead

Attending Bonnaroo this past summer was one of the most influential experiences I’ve ever had. Going into the whole thing, I was only truly familiar with a few of the bands set to perform. The friends with me didn’t really know much either, so I decided to make a serious attempt to[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide