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David Bowie TikTok-min

Nothing’s been right since David Bowie died, Jan. 10, 2016. The rise of Trumpism? COVID-19? The Big Bang Theory going off the air? Would any of these things have happened if Bowie was still striding the Earth? Well, probably. But his new records would’ve acted as a buffer, even if these shitty elements remained intolerable. […]

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We were surprised too. Continue reading…

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jen malone, the umbrella academy

Joining the crew on season 2 of The Umbrella Academy wasn’t only a dream come true for Jen Malone—it was a no-brainer. Riding success as the music supervisor for television dramas such as Atlanta and Euphoria, Malone was essentially made to sonically document the Hargreeves siblings’ endless grocery list of shortcomings. Whether in television or […]

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snl emo performances, fall out boy, nirvana, phoebe bridgers korn

No matter the genre, performing as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live is a huge feat for any rising musician. SNL performances are moments in history, and artists tend to know that. There has been no shortage of over-the-top performances and onstage gags that have made headlines for years to come. Read more: Here are 10 […]

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MCR my chemical romance reunion return show los angeles

My Chemical Romance are rescheduling their reunion tour dates for 2022. The highly anticipated run will mark the follow-up to the band’s return at The Shrine in Los Angeles in December 2019 following a clue-filled reunion announcement weeks prior on Halloween. Originally set to play their next shows in Australia, New Zealand and Japan in […]

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new emo artists, poorstacy, the kid laroi, deb never, shrimp

Ever since the inception of emotional hardcore in the ’80s, each decade had defining bands who updated the sound and meaning of emo to the musical landscape of the time. The ’90s were all about Midwest emo and screamo, and in the 2000s, emo peaked as a mainstream obsession, thanks to MCR, Fall Out Boy, […]

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Artists that designed album covers | Cover art by musicians

We may be taught not to judge books by their covers, but are we always so kind to albums? In a sea of iconic cover art designed by prolific artists, the importance of release presentation can’t be understated. So, naturally, when we see musicians taking on the daunting task of designing the artwork themselves, we […]

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Ellen Page The Umbrella Academy-min

Last month, the cast and crew of Netflix‘s The Umbrella Academy reunited to begin filming season 3. For the new episodes, Elliot Page is back with the Hargreeves clan as Vanya. Now, Page has opened up about how filming for The Umbrella Academy has changed since publicly coming out as transgender and non-binary last year. […]

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Emo song meanings | True backstories of sad songs

The beauty of emo music is that it provides a canvas for our own emotional projections. The lyrical narratives, even when relatively specific, often have just enough ambiguity that we can relate them in some sense to our unique circumstances. With that said, knowing the backstories of our favorite songs can elevate them to a whole new […]

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