Every year, I usually post my favorite songs of 2011 playlist to my Facebook page. Now that I am a writer for HST, I decided to make it a bit more public. [Read more...]
Alright, confession time. From time to time, I still listen to the Chicago-based emo pop-punk band Fall Out Boy. Whenever their break-out song “Sugar, We’re Going Down” comes up on my iPod, I never skip it, but sing along to the incredibly catchy chorus instead. Ever since then, Fall Out Boy became headliners, performing for shows like the Warped Tour and the now popular Honda Civic Tour. Now, the band has taken a hiatus, having their members expand to other bands, including drummer Andy Hurley doing The Damned Things, while bassist Pete Wentz tries his had Black Cards (while staying in many of tabloids). [Read more...]
The Fall is coming up on us soon, and with a new season comes great new music (Jacks Mannequin, Common, Drake, and Coldplay just to name a few). But until Autumn gets here, and in celebration of this past summer, we decided to put some of our favorite songs into one giant post. Just a note here: some of these songs are not from 2011, but still was enjoyable to listen throughout the blistering heat of this summer. Please feel free to post some of your favorite songs below, we’d love to get some feedback. Hope you enjoy the list, and check out these songs before the years up!
Have you ever listened to a friend talk about what “great new music” they have been listening to? That topic is usually followed up by saying that “They knew them first.” As annoying as that is, we all do it in our most subtle ways (like saying that “I love Three-Oh-H” instead of saying “I love 3Oh!3). Below are just some of the best new music to come out in the past year, and with very promising futures. Hopefully, this will help you battle that annoying topic with some other musical examples of your own. Enjoy! [Read more...]