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The AMAs Remain Irrelevant – Taylor B’s Beat

The AMAs Remain Irrelevant – Taylor B’s Beat

Hello again, Internet! Life has been in the the way of what was once a promising regular blog to complement a local music column. In the next post, I’ll provide the sources from the October 2011 column about the resurgence of the vinyl record, and the supplementary [Read More]

Whatever

Whatever

This week, at least three major music-related events shook the American consciousness. Let’s review, shall we? The X Factor USA Debuts This past Wednesday marked the beginning of the latest talent/reality show on TV, The X Factor. Like American Idol, this show is [Read More]

Rock and Roll, Cont. – Taylor B’s Beat

Rock and Roll, Cont. – Taylor B’s Beat

In the September 2011 issue of OKIE, I wrote about the decline of modern rock on American airwaves. The root cause could be one of two reasons, if not both: a decline in interest in the genre, and listeners clinging to “classic” material as opposed to [Read More]

MTV VMAs MMXI Commentary – Taylor B’s Beat

MTV VMAs MMXI Commentary – Taylor B’s Beat

Beyonc√© is pregnant with destiny’s child. This is all we needed to take away from last night.¬†Seriously. The debut of Jay-Z and Beyonce’s fetus eclipsed everything else related to last night’s Video Music Awards, the night that MTV pretends to still care [Read More]

Dubstep, Cont. – Taylor B’s Beat

Dubstep, Cont. – Taylor B’s Beat

In the August 2011 edition of my column, I wrote a profile about the up-and-coming dubstep subgenre. One can only discuss music so far without the need to actually hear it. In this installment, keep your volume down unless you absolutely enjoy your world rocked. One of the [Read More]

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