SXSW 2015 Review

  1,476 miles $150 in gas 22 hours 42 radio dial changes 8 million construction cones (in Texas alone). Those are some roundtrip stats to Austin, Texas, from Kansas City. For the first time, I made the journey to the hipster capital of the world to attend the one of the largest indie music festivals…

Musical Tastes and “Freewill”

What’s your favorite radio station?* Turn to it right now and write down what song is playing. Chances are that song will be played – along with a handful of others – ad nauseam throughout the day. There is an equal chance that the record label – not the radio personality – is responsible for…

Ty’s Ten Worst Bands In The History Of Rock Music

Many of you were rather upset—dare I say “butthurt”—over Jay’s “Worst Bands in the History of Rock Music” list. People took to social media with pitchforks and torches, ready to burn Jay at the stake. In addition to making me laugh, this also inspired me to create my own list. Some of you demanded justice!…