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Throwback Thursday Featuring the Beatles

Throwback Thursday Featuring the Beatles

By Tristan Chenoweth
January 28
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

This week's Throwback is a classic track from the Beatles. Don't Let Me Down, a smooth rock piece that the Beatles was released on January 28, 1969. It uses harmonized vocals and the minimalistic rock music line brings out the smooth chill feel that the Beatles are well known for. ...

Music Weekly Featuring Sound Remedy

Music Weekly Featuring Sound Remedy

By Tristan Chenoweth
January 26
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

This Week I am featuring Sound Remedy. He is a producer out of Los Angeles California. First Track: Malibu 2.0 This track features a minimal percussion line and vocal line that gives it its signature chill feel. Second Track: Adagio in Rem This track starts with a minimal chordal progression that carries throughout the song and then tappers off in the end. Third Track: Endless Summer Starting off with a simple repeated musical phrase that leads into the ma...

Daddy’s Home Movie Review

Daddy’s Home Movie Review

By Kyle Cuppy
January 25
Filed under Blogs

An average, boring man, Brad (Will Ferrell), finds himself competing against the cool, highly likable Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) for the love of Dusty’s kids. Brad being the step dad he has to find ways for the kids to like him, but he finds it's not as easy as he thought. He tries buying them things, ta...

Futuristic Friday Featuring Kid

Futuristic Friday Featuring Kid

By Tristan Chenoweth
January 22
Filed under Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

This week Futuristic Friday comes to you from Kid. Kid's remix of Renaissance by Steve James starts off with glitchy harmonized vocals and minimal musical line. It then moves into the main chorus which uses heavy synthesized musical line and syncopated percussions lines. ...

Throwback Thursday Featuring Ozzy Osbourne

Throwback Thursday Featuring Ozzy Osbourne

By Tristan Chenoweth
January 21
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

This week's Throwback is from Ozzy Osbourne. This is one of his high time songs, in which he collaborated with Lita Ford. Because of its minimal smooth rock sound, it really brings you back to the start of the rock movement. It hints at rock elements, but uses the unique sound of acoustic guitar. ...

Music Weekly Featuring Elephante

Music Weekly Featuring Elephante

By Tristan Chenoweth
January 19
Filed under Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

Welcome back! This week's featured artist is Elephante, a music producer based in Los Angeles. First Track: Age Of Innocence Starting with a minimal lead vocal intro and slowly incorporating the percussion line. It brings the sounds of an electric guitar into the electronic era and uses it to...

Car Talk: Five Things Not to Buy for Christmas

Car Talk: Five Things Not to Buy for Christmas

By Martin Groves
December 16
Filed under Blogs, Car Talk, Showcase

With it being December, it seems like a good time to start talking about Christmas. Here's a list of five automotive-themed things you should not buy for Christmas. Fuzzy Dice – It may have been remotely trendy many years ago among soccer moms and grandmothers, but it's not anymore. When was th...

Futuristic Friday Featuring Lindsey Stirling

Futuristic Friday Featuring Lindsey Stirling

By Tristan Chenoweth
December 11
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

This week's Futuristic Friday comes from Lindsey Stirling. Elements is a futuristic dubstep violin song brings a classical instrument into the modern age. It also uses a very minimal percussion line so the violin can have the spotlight both in the lead line and the harmonizing lines. ...

Car Talk: Weekly Automotive Highlights 12-11

Car Talk: Weekly Automotive Highlights 12-11

By Martin Groves
December 11
Filed under Blogs, Car Talk, Showcase

There have been no new car reveals from major automakers this week, but there have been some major announcements during the week of 12-11. Porsche has announced that it has beaten its previous annual sales record. From Jan. to Nov. 2015, the German automaker sold 209,894 vehicles globally, the fir...

Throwback Thursday Featuring Phil Collins

Throwback Thursday Featuring Phil Collins

By Tristan Chenoweth
December 10
Filed under Blogs, Music Weekly, Opinions, Showcase

This week's throwback, courtesy of yours truly, comes from the '80s. This was Phil Collins' first solo track after leaving Genesis. The '80s saw the end of the disco era and the beginning of the dance new wave and thrash metal era. "In The Air Tonight" is a smooth rock song that put Phil Collins...

Car of the Week: 1997 GMC Savana

Car of the Week: 1997 GMC Savana

By Martin Groves
December 9
Filed under Blogs, Car Talk

This week’s Car of the Week is technically not a car, but is a standout vehicle nonetheless. Specifically, it is a big, brown 1997 GMC Savana owned by sophomore Luke Floyd. He and his dad are both motorcycle enthusiasts who own two bikes each. One of which, a Honda CBR600RR, was previously featured...

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