List: Top 5 Hoodie Allen Songs

By Caroline Meister I know what you’re thinking: “Caroline, you don’t seem like the type person to listen to rap music.” And you would be right, but I like to break stereotypes. So with that said, below are my top five Hoodie Allen songs. 1.     “No Interruption” (Acoustic) This is my favorite Hoodie Allen song. There’s no argument. It was the first song I … Continue reading List: Top 5 Hoodie Allen Songs

Review: As It Is’ ‘Okay’

By Caroline Meister As It Is, a pop punk band hailing from Brighton, England, has been making waves across the pond with the release of their new album, okay. The album, which was just released on January 20th, has already amassed a lot of positive attention on itunes; nearly every single review or rating has more than four stars. I’ve been fan of these guys … Continue reading Review: As It Is’ ‘Okay’

List: Ten Songs For All The Single People On Valentine’s Day

By Caroline Meister Valentine’s Day is almost here! Which means a lot of sweet gestures and overall feelings of happiness… unless you’re single. Then all you want to do is binge-watch The Office for the 100th time and eat Doritos (or maybe that’s just me). Either way, here are some songs to drown out all the love. 1.     “Fake Love” by Drake Any Drake song … Continue reading List: Ten Songs For All The Single People On Valentine’s Day

List: Top 10 Nicki Minaj Songs To Work Out To

By Caroline Meister Working out is hard, and it seems like it goes on forever. To make the process just a little more bearable, I’ve compiled a list of ten Nicki Minaj songs to listen to while you’re pumping iron, or doing whatever type of workout you do. 10) “Get On Your Knees” ft.  Ariana Grande This song is all about being in charge, and … Continue reading List: Top 10 Nicki Minaj Songs To Work Out To

Opinion: Speak Low If You Speak Love is a Hidden Gem

By Caroline Meister This week, I’d thought I would try out something new in which I discuss a musician or a band that I feel doesn’t get enough recognition. Speak Low If You Speak Love is an outfit created by Ryan Scott Graham. If his name sounds familiar to you, it’s because Speak Low is his side project. He plays bass and sings backing vocals … Continue reading Opinion: Speak Low If You Speak Love is a Hidden Gem

List: The Reel Deal Staff Pick Their Favorite Albums of 2016

2016 brought us a lot of great albums. As a response, the Reel Deal music team have comprised some thoughts on their favorite albums of 2016. Here they are: Madyson McGill: Panic! At the Disco’s Death of a Bachelor While there were many albums that caught my ear in 2016, my favorite has to be Death of a Bachelor by Panic! At the Disco. It was … Continue reading List: The Reel Deal Staff Pick Their Favorite Albums of 2016

Opinion: “Just Hold On” single

By Caroline Meister Until last Saturday, the only member of One Direction to release a solo track was Niall Horan (“This Town”). Louis Tomlinson changed that by premiering his brand new track, “Just Hold On,” with legendary DJ Steve Aoki. After listening to the song a few times, I will admit that it’s catchy, mostly thanks to the backing track created by Aoki. I think … Continue reading Opinion: “Just Hold On” single

Opinion: The Lasting Influence of Parks and Recreation

By Caroline Meister Parks and Recreation is a television comedy loved by many, myself included. Although the show, headlined by comic Amy Poehler, went off the air in February of 2015, the show is on Netflix, which is where I stumbled upon it after finishing The Office for the hundredth time. Not soon after that, I noticed quotes from the show, and even blatant references to its … Continue reading Opinion: The Lasting Influence of Parks and Recreation