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
Author: Kiran Swamy
As a Peace Corps volunteer in Ukraine, two artists have caught my attention. One is a pop-star, while another is a YouTube rap sensation. While very different, they are both relevant to Ukrainian culture.
I always looked forward to Mac Miller’s release dates for studio albums. To me, his album release date was like Christmas, and each new song was a gift. Each new Mac Miller album provided the soundtrack to each new chapter in life. Every fan of music dreads the day that he or she bids farewell
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
J. Cole isn’t one for tip-toeing around the unsaid. In fact, I’d say he is the champion of bringing what’s unsaid into the center of our societal forum.