The 15 Greatest Television Theme Songs

With some of the biggest shows like Game of Thrones and The Crown still relying on this musical launch, I decided it was time to revisit some of the greatest TV theme songs ever used. At some point, TV theme songs became a rare art. Traditionally, before you could settle into an episode, there was a 30-second to a

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The War on Drugs: A New Mold For Modern Rock

Recently, The New Yorker asked, “Is The War on Drugs Rock’s Next Torchbearer?” Well, The War On Drugs won’t sell out festivals or pack arenas. They don’t dress like rock stars or trash hotel rooms. So if being the next “torchbearer” is what really matters to Adam Granduciel and Co., you’ll find it in the music. In their new album, A

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Happy Abandon’s ‘Facepaint’ and the Exploration of Grief

The North Carolina-based indie rock group paints a portrait of loss and acceptance in their full-length debut. It’s rare to find a meticulously strung together work of musical art that manages to convey the realest and rawest emotion — loss — without losing voice, emotion, or authenticity; but in indie rock group Happy Abandon’s debut album, Facepaint, all of that

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The Religious Undertones in Kesha’s ‘Rainbow’ Are Conversion-Worthy

There’s a belief shared among people of a certain faith that the LGBTQ+ community has taken God’s promise to never flood the Earth again — the rainbow — and turned it into a pride symbol and flag. There’s undoubtedly a spiritual theme present throughout Rainbow, Kesha’s first album in five years. Two songs are named “Praying” and “Hymn,” and while

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