MUNA About U Album Review

“About U” is the debut LP of the Electronic Pop trio MUNA. With a sound that incorporates meaningful pop vocals, trippy electric guitar fills, electronic down-tempo beats and amazing harmonies overloaded with soul and power, MUNA might have just found the formula for what might be one of the most complete pop albums of 2017.…
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The Magic of the City of Gainesville

After calling Gainesville home for a year and a half and being in Swamp Records for a year, two things I can conclude are: one – music has been a prominent characteristic of my college experience; two - Gainesville’s local music scene is eclectic, progressive, and downright impressive. ​Some legendary greats have grown in Gainesville,…
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Metallica Announces WorldWired Tour

Calling all Metalheads! Metallica, one of the hardest rocking bands out there, announced their “WorldWired” North American tour last week. The band will be performing at twenty-five different venues across the continental United States and even some locations in Canada. Bouncing off the success of their most recent album, “Hardwired...To Self-Destruct”, this is Metallica’s first…
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Prince- We Are Still Listening

Ten months after the death of a legend, Prince’s name has once again been thrust into the spotlight. As of February 12, his classic hits which were once monopolized by Tidal are available to stream on most online music platforms. Not only that, but fans have several future releases to look forward to. On June…
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Your Guide to the Grammys

Last night the Grammys were 3.5 hours long… and that doesn’t even include everything. Most of the Grammy Awards are handed out before the main broadcast. The Grammys are a huge night in music recognizing talented artists and, of course, not without over-the-top performances and surprises. The host of the Grammys, James Corden, killed it…
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Album Review: Last December

From the get go, Astraphobia launched itself onto the Florida rock scene with all the distortion and power expected from a band of its nature. “Last December”, written collectively by the band delivers hard hitting guitar riffs, dynamic percussion and gritty, throbbing bass that gives the songs an edgy throttle. This solid hard rock debut…
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I Decided Album Review

Big Sean is back after two years with the 14-track LP, I Decided, his fourth studio album. The Detroit-based rapper began teasing his next project in late 2016 with the single “Bounce Back”, which has since gone gold. He followed with the release of singles “Moves” and “Halfway Off the Balcony”. On February 3rd, he…
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Heartwood Soundstage: Reshaping Live Music

Heartwood Soundstage is set to be the latest addition to Gainesville’s already booming local music scene. What was originally supposed to be a small, acoustic recording space has quickly become not only one of the newest, most anticipated recording studios in Gainesville, but also a venue that will change how live music is experienced forever.…
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A Day in Music History- February 7th Beatlemania in America

Stepping off of Pan Am flight 101 onto the tarmac of JFK International airport, four British singers had no idea they were about to change the world. It was on this day in 1964 that Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison arrived in the United States of America for the first time,…
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Fuck With Yourself

“The first album was kinda like this diary that someone discovered and I was kinda forced to read it in front of people, and this album for me is more kinda like a journal I left open and I'm like "I dare you to read it," Banks says about her sophomore album The Altar. Banks…
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