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As a result I participated in career and post secondary-education counseling to bring focus to where I would further my education. The results of this process led me to pursue a degree in Communication at Simon Fraser University. I have now completed my second year in the program. I am in the co-operative education program majoring in communication with a minor in publishing. My main interests in media and communications are public relations, journalism, publishing, advertising, and marketing. I believe that I am an ambitious, self-motivated, well-rounded, and confident individual. I enjoy living a healthy and active lifestyle.

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You read Mark’s post in us against them. You read what I had to say on the subject. So what do you think? Do online indie rock zines have a tendency to suck ass, or am I just too critical?

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United Artists The studio system quickly became so powerful that some filmmakers once again sought independence. Griffith formed United Artists, the first independent studio in America. Hart a year earlier as they were traveling around the U. Already veterans of Hollywood, the four film stars began to talk of forming their own company to better control their own work as well as their futures.

They were spurred on by the actions of established Hollywood producers and distributors, who were making moves to tighten their control over their stars’ salaries and creative license. With the addition of Griffith, planning began, but Hart bowed out before things had formalized. When he heard about their scheme, Richard A. Rowland , head of Metro Pictures , is said to have observed, “The inmates are taking over the asylum. The original terms called for Pickford, Fairbanks, Griffith and Chaplin to independently produce five pictures each year, but by the time the company got under way in — , feature films were becoming more expensive and more polished, and running times had settled at around ninety minutes or eight reels.

It was believed that no one, no matter how popular, could produce and star in five quality feature films a year.

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Way before Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis and at a time when the guitar was linked to men and gospel music was purely religious, Sister Rosetta Tharpe managed to outplay many men with her guitar and to attract large audiences with her gospel-based lyrics, accompanied by secular-sounding music. Yet during her lifetime, she was rarely praised for her perseverance and her ability to break through any gender, musical, religious, or racial barriers.

The church was founded by Charles Harrison Mason in Mason encouraged women to preach in the church.

See the site for links to most of the bands and events listed below. Welcome to my weekly roundup of inexpensive indie(ish) musical happenings in downtown Toronto.

Welcome to my indie rock blog. Here you will learn about indie rock tips and how to find good information. This is her second appearance on prime time late night, first appearing on the David Letterman show with Love in March Courtney has embraced us all and we’re ready to rock the world with our upcoming tour to support her,” says Emilie in her home recording studio in Chicago.

Emilie has previously earned numerous classical accolades from her youth as a concert violinist, even releasing an album of Baroque violin masterpieces, and is eager to show her rock vocal and electric violin talents to a larger audience. Her most recent album, “Enchant”, was released in early to rave reviews and an already devoted fanbase. I have such an eclectic background, I wanted this album to leave no questions as to what I was able to accomplish musically,” noting that she played nearly every instrument on the recording.

They are scheduled to play the song, “Hold on to Me,” the second single from Courtney’s recent Virgin Records release, “America’s Sweetheart. Too free-spirited for the formal strictures of school, self-educated Emilie Autumn started playing the violin at age four, and began performing professionally at age 12, touring the U. Although she attracted critical and popular raves for her mastery of the classical violin, Emilie was already moving into new musical realms, polishing her vocal skills and penning songs in the style she now calls “fantasy rock.

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Maya Robinson This post originally ran in November We are rerunning it with Valentine’s Day coming up. I’m not here to argue that this isn’t true, but rather to say that the romantic comedy is not dead, it just went underground, and the genre is better for it.

bands that are on indie labels in one country, but a major in another (such as Phoenix). British indie bands. In Britain, the genres that America calls “indie rock” .

Download Now Name your own price Robin is kicked out of her band by her former lover! She must start a new band to show them up. Her fellow band-members aren’t exactly who she thought she would be working with But she needs them, for now anyway! The game is half visual novel, half band management sim. Customize your own band by choosing your genre, name, and logo.

You give your band members tasks to practice in the week, raising 3 stats and generating stress:

Music Monday: Indie Rock? Yes! Gotye? Yes, Please!

Originally by Reference Over time, indie music, and thus, the best indie bands, have come to be defined as a particular sound that strays from the mainstream and experiments with new sounds, melodies, and lyrics. Most good indie bands and fans of the genre are proud to say that they’ve eschewed the mainstream and have maintained their freedom as an indie artist. It’s a great perk to have, and all of the best indie rock bands may not have the biggest album sales – but by retaining their indie cred, it allows them to become popular beyond the scope of indie music.

So, what are the best indie bands?

— Andrew Webster, The Verge, “A more unified Nintendo is the secret to the Switch’s massive success,” 20 June Local teenage indie rock band The Elements will be the first band to take the stage at the Fiesta Del Sol Unplugged Stage, at noon Saturday.

These are the bands that prove it. Women are making the best rock music today. Here are the bands that prove it. But in the face of increasingly diverse musical tactics, their cultural impact is beginning to wane. But a new generation of female and non-binary performers — punk in style or spirit, coming from the all-ages warehouse and D. These singers and musicians, working just below the mainstream, are making music about tactile emotion, rousing politics and far more.

Turn on your sound to hear 25 bands that prove women are making the best rock music today — then listen to an extended playlist of standout songs from 25 more. How did you first start making music? Christina Halladay, Sheer Mag: You have to suck for a while. Alex Luciano, Diet Cig:

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Harriet Records was definitely one of the best and most influential indiepop labels in the US during the late 80s and the 90s. The label based in the Boston Area, while Tim was at Harvard, is remembered with nostalgia by many indiepop fans thanks to all the bands they released, from The Magnetic Fields to My Favorite and more. Time to talk then about that time, and get to know the story behind the beloved American label! Thanks so much for the interview!

Now indie music,,, from reading the blog I can tell the, um, blogger, isn’t an indie music fan, in fact if anyone mentioned the names of the bands he suggests in a conversation with me I would probably think they were dickheads.

He shivers in the hellish and biting cold of the night even as his entire body is enveloped in his woolen army-issue blanket. Around him sleep six other men, all scattered around a minuscule and choking fire. Scarcely any of the men of this wind-battered men have gathered much sleep. Most have given up on it entirely. The year-old momentarily lets his hand wander from under the blanket, allowing it to grasp the frigid steel and wood of his rifle. He draws it near to him under the blanket and cradles it against his blue wool coat as he would a child.

The man and his rifle had met little action the prior day as the squad stood on picket duty on the far right flank of the Army of the Potomac. The man, muscles shaking like leaves in the wind, wrapped his aching and wind-bitten limbs around the Springfield rifle and attempted to fall away into a frozen sleep and await the coming of the gray dawn the next day.

That man is me. Reenacting is easily one of the greatest passions of my life.

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By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. She was flooded with praise for releasing her album critically-acclaimed No Shame in June, after a four-year hiatus. Detailing her disappointment, the singer, 33, took to Twitter to claim she was ‘robbed’ of the award, and insisted she’s determined to win the annual prize next year. However, Lily later reached out to congratulate the band on their achievement as she wrote: In the first tweet, the Trigger Bang hitmaker penned:

Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett discuss how they came together for a transcontinental indie-rock summit, documented on the upcoming ‘Lotta Sea Lice.’ Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett: Inside Duo’s.

Directed by Jay Gammill We all go through periods where we just seem to be treading water. Inertia deserts us and life is happening to everyone around us but not to us. Jillian is in just such a phase. Jillian is oh-so-reluctant to do this, but is eventually coerced into it. Not by me, anyway. As she stands in the cramped confines of the truck, handing out samples to all who request one — vanilla, or chocolate one to a customer, no exceptions the things that are driving her life — the motivations that persuaded her to drop out of college and her relationship — are brought into focus and not in a vague, diffuse allegorical way but by the serendipity of bad luck and crushing coincidence.

Not all of it is bad. As the day ends and Nancy shows up at long last, Jillian has had an epiphany and maybe her life is about to change for the better.


Where does that come from? I wanted to eliminate the idea that the Hunter Valley is only for wine connoisseurs and share with everyone the addition of not only craft breweries and distilleries but also fresh Australian music. Can you please describe yourself in 25 words or less? An all-Australian alt-rock festival, bringing a new sound and music culture to the rolling hills and lush vines of the Hunter Valley!

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Indie Rock is a sub genre of alternative rock, starting within the 80’s alternative rock emerged from independent underground music and slowly became more known and more popular. Slowly progressing more different styles were being produced creating more sub genres.

November 29, by rontrembathiii 1 Comment Being a parent is a tough job at times. Of course it is rewarding at least half the time though. A parent, especially young parents, should always live in a constant fear of raising their kids to be upstanding citizens by the time they are able to take care of themselves. That is our goal, our job, and should be the hope that we create decent and mature people.

And folks, this twenty something blogger and father of three is absolutely convinced that this can simply NOT happen whilst letting your kids listen to terrible music. That is if we take the time to teach our children what the hell good music truly is.

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HumanidJun 2, She dated David Hodges. I meant not Her ‘Behind these Hazel Eyes’ song is about her ex-boyfriend David.. She also said how he cheated on her. HumanidJun 2, She dated David Hodges in She said how he cheated on her, you can find about it in ‘justjared’ site or simply Google “David Hodges Kelly Clarkson” Bremariah May 15, I have loved Kelly’s music since the beginning of her career.

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Pop-centric music made independently. It is characterized by its production; whereas standard pop acts often employ a team of writers often with the artist in question having little-to-no involvement with the songwriting , indie pop acts write all of their songs by themselves occasionally guest writers may be involved to help with the creative process, but it largely comes from the heart of the singer. Standard pop acts are often signed to a major label, and take heavy direction from those labels in both their image and sound.

Indie Pop acts are often signed to independent label and have full creative control over their music and image. Although some indie pop acts are signed on to major labels, they’re used solely for the distribution of their music. The foundations for indie pop started in the early s, when British bands such as Orange Juice and Felt sought to break away from the dark, abrasive sounds which defined Post-Punk by making music that was softer, more romantic and melodic.

British indie pop bands in the ’80s were influenced by ’60s music, jangly guitars and melodic Power Pop structures and especially the music of The Smiths. They often recorded for very small labels such as Sarah Records.

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