Tagged - music

‘My Messy Mind’ has a personality of its own

Her music screams for your attention, but in a natural “you know you’ll find yourself here” and not in a “LOOK AT ME” type of way.

Racism in rap

For Black rappers, their art and career are one of the couple of means of escape from the harsh reality of systemic racism.

On BTS, K-pop, and toxic fan culture

I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve heard people offhandedly refer to K-pop lovers as all “fangirls” or “Koreaboos.”

AAAH!BBA has reached its final form: the Hee Bee Bee Gees

The whole spectacle can really only be described as a theater kid fever dream, but it is delightfully campy and well-produced.

Old Taylor is back and better than ever with ‘Midnights’

"Midnights" is an amazing concept album that perfectly captures the tone of its inspiration, and the album speaks for itself when it comes to its success.

Tove Lo brings her emotions to the dance floor with ‘Dirt Femme’

For an album considered dance-pop, some of its songs feel more likely to send you crying on the bathroom floor rather than hitting the dance floor.

A secret that cannot be told

When you lose a part of yourself, it never really comes back completely. I didn’t time travel when I played anymore.

Balancing college and music: how student-run pop-funk band USP does it all

The Campus Times spoke to pop-funk Rochester-based band USP mid-recording session about the creation of their group, working to form and keep a band running as full-time students, and the creative process among engineers.

Local band BB Dang shoots for the ROC stars

Senior Isabella Barbagallo is the main vocalist for BB Dang, a local cover band in the Rochester area, alongside keyboardist Matt Edwards, drummer Mike Valle, guitarist Alex Sherwood, guitarist/vocalist Reid Burton, and bassist/backup vocalist Cam Carlson. The Campus Times had the opportunity to talk to Barbagallo and her bandmates about being in an off-campus band, getting gigs, and the process of working collaboratively with people from different backgrounds and schedules.

Emo to e-boy: the evolution of a subculture

The e-kid subculture started in 2018, and quickly rose to popularity following the worldwide release of TikTok in the same year.