Hopefall’s third release, The Satellite Years, is powerful and grating one minute, and beautiful and alluring the next. So goes the dichotomy of emotions that pulse through the album from start to finish, like an addict trying to find balance by alternating uppers and downers.
Pop culture has always feared the traditional, despite the fact that most modern pop music has stuck with a format that has made any number of undeserving artists rich. Such fear is likely a function of conditioning, as most associate “traditionals” with dreadful school recitals that we’ve all endured as both participants and observers. So […]
How does a band measure success? Some might say a gold record, others an appearance alongside Carson Daly on MTV’s TRL show. And some might even dare to dream of a Grammy. But we’re talking about the along-the-way success – the marks artists achieve on their way up to the podium, long before they’ve crafted […]
Steven Salazar, a designer extraordinaire for Confident Clothing, brings his expertise and biting wit together to critique the latest fashions and beauty trends. What the Smell is Going on? With Mother’s Day right around the corner, the question of what to get her plagues our minds. If your mother is anything like mine, little less […]