Author: Kiran Swamy

7 Tiny Desk Concerts the World Wants to Hear

Since the days of MTV Unplugged are over, NPR has gifted us with the beloved Tiny Desk Concert Series. Tiny Desk debuted as a video series of live concerts in 2008. Since then, there have been over 800 concerts with over 2 billion views on YouTube collectively. I only discovered the Tiny Desk when I

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The Arctic Monkeys Return and Miss the Mark with “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”

It has been five years since the Arctic Monkeys last released anything. The long-awaited, sixth album titled Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino launched fans into outer-space with an unorthodox vibe, Bowie-esque composition, and obscure central theme. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino threw fans for a loop. My waves of emotions went as followed: Happy that the Arctic

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