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Concert Review: Lil Pump at Pop’s Nightclub

July 22, 2017 • 1,659 views
Filed under Austin's Music Talk

Xanax. Dyed dreads. Kurt Cobain sunglasses. This is the holy trinity of Soundcloud rap, the three ingredients needed to get a No Jumper interview and the adoration of millions of stupid Hypebeast virgins. In other words, the oft-sought after “clout.”   I enjoy certain artists that inhabit this w...

Local Band: The Underground Lemon Experience

June 3, 2017 • 2,724 views
Filed under Austin's Music Talk

If I had to define my favorite type of music, it wouldn’t be a genre designation. As basic as it sounds, I really do make an effort to listen to everything. And I don’t just mean the usual “everything from country to rap.” I mean everything from Japanese noise to industrial dark ambient. &...

Yeezus: A Retrospective

June 3, 2017 • 2,716 views
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Kanye West releasing Yeezus after My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Watch the Throne is a daring move, akin to The Beatle's releasing their self-titled album right after Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The similarities extend even to the minimal nature of the album covers.   Yee...

Review: The Pale Emperor

June 3, 2017 • 2,704 views
Filed under Austin's Music Talk

This article was originally published upon the release of The Pale Emperor.  Review: Marilyn Manson “The Pale Emperor”   For most of my life, I’ve felt a strong hatred towards Marilyn Manson.   He seems to embody every pretentious emo kid who has a Myspace and considers himself aw...

Review: The Life of Pablo

June 3, 2017 • 2,691 views
Filed under Austin's Music Talk

This article was originally published upon the release of The Life of Pablo.  When I texted my friend that I was thinking about reviewing The Life of Pablo next, he responded with a brief, traumatized warning.   “NO. DON’T. SO BORING. DON’T DO IT.”   I don’t like when peop...

A Glimpse Into My Vinyl Collection

June 3, 2017 • 2,688 views
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Seeing as how I’m writing an ongoing music column, I figure I should give a basic picture of my tastes.  Here’s a glimpse into my vinyl record collection, complete with a capsule review for each album.   The Doors-Best of the Doors- I view The Doors less as a countercultural band and more a...

Local Band: Eddie’s Munsters

June 3, 2017 • 2,713 views
Filed under Austin's Music Talk

Sydney Ring, junior, is involved in a band that has a little more diversity outside of other high school students.   Ring is a part of Eddie’s Munsters, a band led by Matthew Edmundson, music teacher at Wild Horse Elementary, and composed of other students from Rockwood elementary and middle s...

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