Music of the Month: January 2019

January was a great month for music. This is going to be a long one, so buckle up. Songs “Boys Will Be Bugs” by Cavetown: This is a chill, laidback song about being a young teenage boy. It provides interesting insight into the anger and frustration boys feel as they become men. “Cold Cold Man” [...]

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Backstreet’s Back, All Right!: A Review of “DNA” by Backstreet Boys

I grew up in a Backstreet Boys household. My mom listened to the Backstreet Boys, therefore I listened to the Backstreet Boys. I’m not well-versed enough with N*SYNC’s music (aside from their two biggest hits), so I don’t know if they’re truly the lesser boy band. But that’s what my biased heart says. Even so, [...]

Viva Las Vegas!

They say that whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. But they didn’t expect a girl with nothing going on her in life to walk the Strip. Besides, I came of age in the era of social media. Nothing is staying private for long. So it is with no qualms that I write this post. [...]

FBF: The First Singers and Groups I Ever Loved

If you’ve learned anything about me over these last seven months, it’s that I’ve always loved books. Well, there’s something else I’ve loved just as long: music. Alas, aside from a brief year of piano lessons and half a semester of saxophone class, I have no skill for it. Regardless, music has always meant the [...]