Discussing the Potential Decline of SoundCloud in 2017

When college-aged individuals think of local musicians, homemade music or start-up bands, they often think of SoundCloud. After all, according to SoundCloud’s website, it’s “the world’s largest music and audio platform” and it “directly connects creators and their fans across the globe.” With the immense brand recognition of SoundCloud, it’s surprising that it may be… Continue reading Discussing the Potential Decline of SoundCloud in 2017

Exploring the Connection between Music and Self-Expression for College Students

College can be a hard time for young adults, as they often find themselves away from their friends and family and immersed in an entirely new part of society. With the culture shock behind transitioning to college life, it’s important that students find a way to stay true to themselves. Music is the key to… Continue reading Exploring the Connection between Music and Self-Expression for College Students

How Valentine’s Concert ‘That’s Amore’ is Helping the Fine Arts Scene in San Luis Obispo

Chances are that most people reading this have never attended an opera in their lives. What was once one of the most highly-esteemed and popular art forms is now scarcely appreciated, particularly in the United States. In fact, only a recorded 1,657 opera performances occurred in the United States in the 2015/2016 season (via Operabase). This… Continue reading How Valentine’s Concert ‘That’s Amore’ is Helping the Fine Arts Scene in San Luis Obispo

How Carnival Tourism affects Brazilian Samba Dancers

As January comes to an end, people are excitedly preparing for the upcoming music festival season. One of the largest, most extravagant events in the near future is Brazil’s Carnival, most popularly celebrated in Rio de Janeiro (amongst other places). According to the Rio Carnival website, the event is 5 days long and happens in February before… Continue reading How Carnival Tourism affects Brazilian Samba Dancers

The Growing Connection between Holograms and Concerts, Explained

Remember that time Tupac performed on stage with Snoop Dogg at Coachella back in 2012, even though he had passed away sixteen years prior? The truth is that it was actually just a very convincing 2-D hologram projection of him on a piece of glass, and that was only the beginning for this amazing technology.… Continue reading The Growing Connection between Holograms and Concerts, Explained