Back in 2009 Alex Turner asked, “would you like me to build you a go-kart?” but on May 11th he said, “forget about the go-kart, here’s a rocket ship instead,” when Arctic Monkeys put out their sixth album Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino, a hotel from which I will never check out. Continue reading “Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino”
A couple months ago (I’m really late on this, but sometimes you just have to let an album sink in!), Alexandra Savior released her infectious debut album titled Belladonna of Sadness on April 7th.
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Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange follows Alex, a young boy who constantly finds trouble with his “droogs” until getting caught and ultimately becoming involved in an experiment that questions the morality surrounding free will. Continue reading “A Clockwork Orange”
Tame Impala’s Cameron Avery released his debut solo album Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams on March 10th, and it is truly something else. Avery exudes class not only through his smooth voice, but also through the melodic compositions of each song to make up the album as a whole.
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The Maine have been busy gearing up for the release of their newest album Lovely Little Lonely, out April 7th. Continue reading “New Music from The Maine”
In Daniel Keyes’ Flowers for Algernon, Charlie Gordon is a man with an exceptionally low IQ who undergoes an operation to make him smart. Continue reading “Flowers for Algernon”
I’m now a little late on this, but over break from school I decided that I wanted to catch up on reading some books that seemingly everyone had to read in high school except for me, so naturally I began with 1984 by George Orwell.
A little over a week or so ago I finished up what could possibly be considered one of my favorite books: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning by Alan Sillitoe. Continue reading “Saturday Night and Sunday Morning”
Two weeks ago I went to Warped Tour in Pomona, so I figured that I would feature one of my new favorite bands from the tour. Continue reading “Music Monday – Knuckle Puck”
Over the weekend I discovered one of my new favorite songs: “Totally Wired” by The Fall. Continue reading “Music Monday – The Fall”