The End Of The Age Of Rock Stars

emilytreadgold #2, Features

When you think of the rockstar trope, what comes to mind? Mick Jagger, Robert Plant, David Bowie, the classic male archetypes in immaculate outfits, swaggering onstage in front of an awe-struck crowd. The darker side of the rockstar lore, the underaged girls, is the side of history people try to forget. They cover it up by saying it was a …

Are Politicians Abusing Songwriters?

emilytreadgold #2, Editorial

There are certain songs that are synonymous with politics. There are songs we are almost guaranteed to hear every year. The songs that politicians use to represent their campaigns become an important and controversial subject. Whether it’s a snub at their opponent, a national-pride anthem, or just their musical taste. We’ve come to judge them on it.