Artist Spotlight: blackbear

By Caroline Meister If you’ve seen blackbear anywhere, it’s probably on Twitter. The musician is almost famous for his relatable depressing tweets about, what else? Love. But the once-punk rocker turned rapper should also be famous for his songs. His new release, digital druglord, is an intricate compilation of love songs, screw you songs, and some songs that you can just groove to. I listened to the album … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: blackbear

Review: All Time Low’s ‘Last Young Renegade’

By Caroline Meister Even if you’re not a fan of pop punk, you probably have heard of All Time Low. The four-piece consisting of Alex Gaskarth (vocals and rhythm guitar), Jack Barakat (lead guitar and backing vocals), Zachary Merrick (bass and backing vocals), and Rian Dawson (drums) have been rocking out since they were in high school. They’re all nearing their mid-twenties, but that doesn’t … Continue reading Review: All Time Low’s ‘Last Young Renegade’

Review: Harry Styles’ Self-Titled Solo Debut

By Caroline Meister Harry Styles. Teen heartthrob. Boybander. Indie rocker? That last one is not a term that you would likely use to describe the British megastar, at least not in the past. But with the release of his new solo (yes, my heart is breaking) album, indie rocker and Harry Styles will become synonymous with each other and no one is more surprised than … Continue reading Review: Harry Styles’ Self-Titled Solo Debut

List: 5 Songs To Help You Power Through Finals

By Caroline Meister For Ball State students, finals are just around the corner. For me, motivation is one of the hardest things when I’m studying. Studying is the woooooorsssttt (John Ralphio voice), but hopefully these songs will help you stay on that finals grind and get an A (or just pass). 1.     “All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled You already knew this … Continue reading List: 5 Songs To Help You Power Through Finals

Artist Spotlight: Moose Blood

By Caroline Meister Typically, when people go through a breakup, they head right for Taylor Swift. Or, if they’re more on the punk side, they go running to Mayday Parade. That’s all fine and dandy, but what about Moose Blood? Never heard of them? Fear not! After reading this article, you will know probably too much about them. Moose Blood is a pop-punk band that … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Moose Blood

Review: Halsey’s “Now Or Never” Single

By Caroline Meister When I say “Halsey,” what do you think of? Is it the smash hit “Closer” that is still playing on the radio almost a year after its release? If you answered yes to that question, you’ll probably love her new single, “Now or Never,” as it is very reminiscent of that pop hit. Unlike her debut album, Badlands, “Now or Never” is … Continue reading Review: Halsey’s “Now Or Never” Single