PLAYING IT (SAFE) BY EAR: the Influence of Music on Fashion and Choices

(MARCH 2011 VS APRIL 2018) When I was 11 years old, I stumbled on the But It’s Better If You Do music video by Panic at the Disco. For the next four years, I would stammer into Hot Topic, buy band merchandise online (with whatever money I was allotted from my parents), and attend any... Continue Reading →

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LumiScope: ROLLYBOI

As more and more artists from the Korean R&B scene grow past their stages, underground artists create their own storms with new beats and an unfamiliar sound, captivating audiences outside of the spotlight. While these artists work hard, the fans are slowly digging deep enough to find new music, and, sure enough, Rollyboi is one... Continue Reading →

MOODCAST #2 IT WAS LOVE

DAY6 -「If ~また逢えたら~」(If We Meet Again) This classic sounding Japanese single was released on February 5th, and it showcases Day6’s versatility in the music industry by transforming their punk indie sound into the Japanese rock style. It’s difficult to find a translation to this single, but the emotion still sits through the guitar riffs and... Continue Reading →

The Light

Strength isn’t always measured by your ability to heal from an injury or build muscle. The strongest form of self-recovery can be shown by one’s mental strength to overcome hardship and recreate yourself despite setbacks. The band Royal Pirates first met ears through YouTube covers that shed light onto viral KPOP hits with a rock... Continue Reading →

UPCOMING 2018 GMNI COLLABORATION

Surviving in the world of hip hop, an artist’s life isn’t as carefree and easy as some people may believe it is. Massive amounts of dedication and time are poured into every bit of sweat spent on precious work when creating music. In fact, a majority of artists who are well-known today started at rock bottom before... Continue Reading →

Moodcast #1: LONELY

Music has set the mood since films were silent and colorless. As melodies and tunes brought scenes together, music melted into real life scenarios and made life a little easier to understand with a bit of music playing in the background. While they were a stranger’s words, they spoke to us in times of distress,... Continue Reading →

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