“Praying”: The Return of Kesha

by Nick Wilmer  Four years since the release of her last effort, the EP Deconstructed, Kesha has finally returned with new music. "Praying", a piano laced, rock inspired ballad, takes the singer-songwriter into a new direction. Its lyrics, which speak of searching for a sign from God to keep living, are the most powerful from any…

This Week in Mainstream 

by Nick Wilmer  Last Sunday, the family of Christina Grimmie, a singer-songwriter and contestant on The Voice who was tragically murdered last summer, released an animated music video to "Invisible", the lead single from Grimmie's upcoming posthumous album. The video was a beautiful tribute to Grimmie, as it depicted her as a super hero. Taken from…

Going Back to the Wilderness

(Photo Via @amnthewilderness on Instagram) Andrew McMahon is a man of many names. Few will know him as a member of the band Something Corporate, some as the frontman of Jack’s Mannequin, but buy and large, most will know him as himself, possibly with “in the Wilderness” tacked on the end. McMahon has been present…

So I Saw Hidden Figures…

Photo Credit Last weekend, my family took a trip to the local movie theater and finally had a chance to see Hidden Figures. I had seen the trailer back in September and had instantly been captivated by the women being portrayed. What can I say, I'm a sucker for powerful women. After hearing rave reviews from, well, just…

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