Once In a Lifetime: The Story of Talking Heads

Staff Writer:  Hannah Johnson Talking Heads were an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne (lead vocals, guitar), Chris Frantz (drums), Tina Weymouth (bass), and Jerry Harrison (keyboards, guitar). Described by critic Stephen Thomas Erle wine as “one of the most critically acclaimed […]

Who Dat Boy? It’s Tyler, the Creator!

Staff Writer: Hannah Johnson   Tyler Gregory Okonma born March 6, 1991, better known as Tyler, the Creator, is an American rapper, record producer, and music video director. He rose to prominence as the leader and co-founder of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future and has rapped on and produced songs for nearly every Odd […]

“Strangers: prey at night” Can sequels do it better?

          Staff writer: Jeiaghieahkeh Ewing (Spoilers inbound) The film “Strangers: Prey at night” is the sequel to the cult classic The Strangers. This film takes place some ten years after the events of the first movie. While this movie is a sequel its ties to the previous film are few and […]

Sounds to Send You to Mars: Trip Hop

Staff Writer: Hannah Johnson  Trip hop which is also sometimes used together with “downtempo”, is a music genre that began in the early 1990s in the United Kingdom, especially Bristol. It has been described as “a fusion of hip hop and electronica until neither genre is recognizable,” and may incorporate a variety of styles, including […]

Alien Man: The Life of David Bowie

Staff Writer: Hannah Johnson  David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a leading figure in popular music for over five decades, acclaimed by critics and other musicians for his innovative work. His career was marked by reinvention and […]

Psychedelic Nights: The Story of The Grateful Dead

Staff Writer Hannah Johnson   The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. Ranging from quintet to septet, the band is known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, psychedelia, experimental music, modal jazz, country, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, and space rock. They have a […]

Purple Haze: The Life and Legacy of Jimi Hendrix

Staff Writer: Hannah Johnson    James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated […]