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Godfathers of Grunge—The Story of Soundgarden

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.

Seafret—Tell Me It’s Real [Finely Tuned]

The British pop duo, Seafret, burst into the acoustic music scene with their debut full-length album ‘Tell Me It’s Real’ in 2016. The band quickly took over the indie pop music scene with their soft, passionate, and earnest music that never fails to strike a chord with the listener. Here’s a look at their debut album and all the soulful music they have to offer.

Metanino

With Valentine’s Day upon us, here’s a piece of writing that celebrates love in all its glory. Metanino, by Abhinav Kumar, envelopes the spectrum of human emotions—joy, pain, and ambivalence—into one riveting poem

LIИKIИ PARK—Reanimation [Finely Tuned]

Caught in the timeline between two landmark old-school Linkin Park albums, ‘Reanimation’ is a gem in their discography that often goes overlooked. On the occasion of Mike Shinoda’s birthday, Finely Tuned looks back at the hip-hop side of LP’s rap metal era.

‘The Stars Shine Down’ by Sidney Sheldon – A Review

Sidney Sheldon weaves wonders once again in ‘The Stars Shine Down’ – a reflection on the hurdles women still have to overcome in the corporate world, two centuries after the inception of feminism. Read on to find out more about this tale of hardship, skyrocketing to zeniths of success, scathing betrayals, and decisions that could put everything at stake.

Entitlement

Despite the strongest of motivations, we sometimes struggle to overcome the fear that holds us back from pursuing what we want. In ‘Entitlement’, Anshumanth Rao writes about the inhibitions that deter us from achieving all that we’re capable of.

PTSD

The second poem of this month, ‘PTSD’ is here. PTSD stands for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a mental health condition that severely affects the lives of war veterans. Read on as Shaleen Kalsi explores the psyche of a soldier and makes us realize that even after a war has ended, violence can still live on.