Band of the Day, Music

Jain: My Musical Souvenir

I was lucky enough to find myself in Paris and Geneva recently, where I got to hear some of the latest in French music. One day while watching TV in my hotel room in Geneva, a short clip aired about a singer called Jain. The 23-year old was born in France but lived in Abu Dhabi,… Continue reading Jain: My Musical Souvenir

Music, Song of the Day

Song of the Day: Self Talk by I the Victor

Pump up Song of the Day from I the Victor

Band of the Day, Music

Artist of the Day: Sampahh

Sampahh is an up-and-coming singer, songwriter and producer from Ghana, West Africa. He hopes his music will be "recognized by my voice and lyrics, not my genre. My brand of music would essentially be everything that sounds beautiful and spiritual." With that being said, he recently released an 8-track EP called Centre World, embedded below. The sounds on the EP… Continue reading Artist of the Day: Sampahh

Band of the Day, Music

Band of the Day: Motel Talk

I recently received a great submission from a band called Motel Talk, a young indie pop/folk group out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. They've got a fresh and upbeat sound featuring quirky electro-acoustic musical backdrops and tight harmonies. Within the past few months, they've  released their debut EP called Sleeping Through the End of the World and have submitted an… Continue reading Band of the Day: Motel Talk

Features, Music, News

Predictions for 2015

With 2014 behind us and the great unknown of 2015 ahead, now is the perfect time to transition from reflections to predictions. This week I browsed through several of my favorite blogs, and each had its own "most anticipated" lists for the coming year, and got to thinking about potential hot/nots myself. So without further ado, here… Continue reading Predictions for 2015

Features, Music, Playlists, Reviews

2014 In(die) Review

With 2014 coming to a close tonight, I figured I should probably get with the end-of-year program. Today I'll reflect on 2014, which was a great year for me. I started my college career at an amazing university, attended the wedding of my mother and stepfather, got a bunch of ear piercings, and of course listened to tons… Continue reading 2014 In(die) Review

Features, Interviews, Music

An Interview with Miss Universe (Greta Morgan of Springtime Carnivore)

This weekend I had the opportunity to sit down with Greta Morgan (former lead vocalist of bands Gold Motel and The Hush Sound)  to talk about her newest project, Springtime Carnivore. She is currently on tour with Generationals, and they made a special stop here at Notre Dame on Halloween night for a fun-filled, costume-clad… Continue reading An Interview with Miss Universe (Greta Morgan of Springtime Carnivore)

Concert Reviews, Features, Music, Reviews

BOY at First Ave, October 15, 2013

BOY is a German-Swiss pop duo, consisting of Valeska Steiner and Sonja Milena Glass. They were in Minneapolis Tuesday night at the legendary First Avenue club, along with opener Greg Holden. I was able to capture some video of the performance, but was generally too busy dancing to be a reliable videographer. Glass and Steiner… Continue reading BOY at First Ave, October 15, 2013