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Most college dorms are places for frantic studying, hanging with friends and trying to squeeze in as much sleep as possible after a night out. But for Keenan Goodwine, his college dorm led to the beginning of his music career. Now his band, … more
If you ask me, the kind of music the sounds best in the wintertime, when it gets cold and dark early, can be summed up in one word — warm. Warm music sounds, clearly, like it was produced by human hands. It’s acoustic guitar driven tracks, … more
It’s October, and already this year I’ve written three separate times about the power and community that comes from seeing musicians live in concert. I wrote about live music’s power to connect us to each other, to entertain, and to provide … more
We grow up with music all around us. Its in movies, TV shows, playing over the speakers in stores and shops, and can be heard blaring out of car windows on the road. But I didn’t start understanding music until I got to school. I don’t … more
The last time I was part of a choir was when I was a sophomore in high school, and I performed with St. Joan of Arc’s youth choir. I sang for three or four months, and it was fine. But when I quit to work a summer job, it didn’t exactly break … more
With the incredible abundance of music being released on any one of a dozen outlets every Friday, it can be difficult to get really excited about a new release. That wasn’t the case on Aug. 11, when pop star Kesha finally released her … more
Why should someone care about Kendrick Lamar?” That’s the question I was asked when I first pitched a column on the rapper’s stop at the Pepsi Center on July 29 to our newsroom. Standing in line to get into the sold out show, I kept … more
There’s so much more to great music than what you hear coming through the speakers. More often than not, it’s the result of interesting twists of fate that inspired the lyrics or melody, hours of studio tweaking and fine-tuning, and then work … more
It’s hard to believe 2017 is halfway over already. In many ways, the first six months of the year have flown by, but in others, it feels like ages have passed since Jan. 1. So far 2017 has been an unsettling and unsettled year, and that has led … more
Sometimes it can be difficult to explain why the death of a musician, actor or writer affects us as much as it does. Nine times out of 10, the artist is a person we’ve never met, never shook hands with, or heard directly address us. But we … more
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