If heartfelt lyrics coupled with a slow piano ballad is your idea of a good song, then The Fray might just become your favourite band. Here’s a look at their debut, considered by many to be as fine an entry as possible.
With mindless listicles running rampant on Facebook feeds, the prioritisation of quantity over quality has led to a steady, and somewhat predictable, decline in Buzzfeed’s popularity among the general online population. However, the change in marketing tactics over the years may be algorithms worth looking into.
In this article, we will examine the band’s journey right from their very first album, till 2017’s One More Light. This section explores the 2000s section of their discography, and the stylistic changes this era brought along with it.
While words may, sometimes, fail to do justice to the intricate emotion of love, Shaleen Kalsi does her best to capture its true essence in this week’s iambic instincts.
The Bechdel Test, a popular test for analysing the portrayal of women in movies, falls short of being the ideal parameter to judge movies by. The importance of the issue calls for a closer look at the test and efforts to improve on it.
This week in iambic instincts, we present a poem about looking at an object and talking about it while implicity drawing parallels to being hurt as a human being.
In the summer of 2000, The Real Slim Shady took the world of hip-hop by storm with his second major studio album, The Marshall Mathers LP. The angry blonde from Detroit confronted his detractors head-on with this piece of lyrical genius. Read on for more.
This week, iambic instincts presents the tragic tale of a boy separated from his guitar. Bonds of love need not only be formed between living things.
This latest installment of our poetry series, iambic instincts, features a poem about defence mechanisms, and how things from the past continue to define and dictate our behaviour.
In this article, we reflect on the illustrious career of Soundgarden, the band who took the throne of grunge royalty right alongside Nirvana, and carried on the baton following Kurt’s demise. With a vast discography spanning six albums, each bringing something unique to the table, it was arguably their ‘90s releases that produced the most unforgettable classics.