Remembering Prince

Artists like this don’t come around often, if ever. They just don’t. Prince Rogers Nelson, the legendary artist known simply as Prince, passed away this morning at his iconic home, Paisley Park. Inevitably, the world has spent the day mourning the loss of this unparalleled artist and celebrating his career. While it would be easy to acknowledge…

Review: Coldplay At Halftime

The halftime show at Super Bowl 50 was destined to be momentous regardless of the angle the “Powers That Be” decided to go with. The performances, as of late, have been very pop-oriented; Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Beyoncé, Madonna, and the Black Eyed Peas playing the last 5 years. Coldplay seemed like the perfect, necessary segue from pop back…

Remembering David Bowie

It’s with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to David Bowie today… By nature, there’s nothing objective about art. David Bowie was decisively an artist, and there’s certainly nothing objective about David Bowie. His medium wasn’t the music itself, it was becoming the living embodiment of it. Bowie had characters… Bowie had eras… Bowie had radical and jarring…

The 2014 Grammy Awards: Recap

It seems as though another “epic” Grammy night is in the books. The 56th annual award ceremony was gearing up to be largely uninspired and embarrassing after a largely head-scratching list of nominees and a mismatched lineup of performers. Maybe it was because we were going in with so little expectation that it ended up…

2014 Grammys Preview: Record Of The Year

RECORD OF THE YEAR THE NOMINEES: “Get Lucky” Daft Punk featuring Pharrell “Radioactive” Imagine Dragons “Royals” Lorde “Locked Out Of Heaven” Bruno Mars “Blurred Lines” Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell and T.I. WHO SHOULD WIN: This award should easily go to “Get Lucky.” The song is a masterclass in production and mixing, not to mention one…