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This New Website Creates a Music Festival Out Of Your Listening History

Music festivals play a huge role in today’s music culture. Festivals such as Coachella, Rolling Loud, and Lollapalooza are opportunities for fans to celebrate music and enjoy their favorite artists in person. Instafest is a new web application that creates an imaginary music festival, with the performing acts based on artists that the user frequently listens to.

Blue Rev by Alvvays Review

Blue Rev, the new studio album released by Canadian indie and dream-pop band Alvvays, was always going to be a process to put together. This process was even more exacerbated by the many problems that all came together to stifle songwriting and recording. Thievery, flooding, COVID, and a whole new rhythm section swept away any hope of finishing their third album with any sort of speed, but despite all this, the record slaps.

Previewing “Her Loss” by Drake & 21 Savage

The mainstream music scene has been on fire recently, especially after Taylor Swift's Midnights was released this past Friday. Even more, stars are coming out to play, as Drake and 21 Savage announced a collaboration album titled Her Loss. This news went public after a video was posted to social media featuring the two artists, confirming previous speculations.

Blast From The Past: The '80s Influence on Modern Music

We like to think that the music coming out in 2022 is futuristic and the first of its kind, but that is only sometimes the case. Most songs on the radio today take inspiration from songs of the past. These inspirations can be found in countless ways; they can be found through the bass riffs of the songs, the lyrics themselves, or can even find inspiration from a whole decade. The 1980s, in particular, have greatly impacted the music we listen to today. The music of the '80s is taking over the pop charts, and it doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon.

John Prine: A Lyrical Legacy

Though his influence spans genres, inspiring artists like Bob Dylan, Kacey Musgraves, and even Roger Waters, public recognition of John Prine's name dwindles with each passing year. However, his timeless lyrics, effortless melodies, and unpretentious spirit have left an imprint on American music that will remain forever.

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