Jon Bellion’s ‘The Human Condition’ – By the Lyrics


Jon Bellion is an extremely talented artist that many in the world don’t know…YET. On his debut album The Human Condition, Bellion “knocks it out of the park” covering a wide range of themes and emotions. It’s safe to say, The Human Condition is a jam-packed 55 minutes. What better way to examine it than lyrically? There’s plenty to analyze!!!

25 Chart Takeaways: Shawn Mendes Tops The Billboard 200


It was a big week for one young man – a really young man by the name of Shawn Mendes. 16 years old don’t normally score #1 albums, but don’t tell that to SM – he just did this week! That an more captivating, juicy, and succulent chart takeaways. Too much? 1) 16-year old Canadian…

25 Chart Takeaways: Furious 7 Soundtrack Rises To #1  


Yep, Furious 7 kills All Time Low’s vibe this week – it takes that “Number One Spot” to quote Ludacris. That and 24 more stimulating chart takeaways!  1) The Furious 7 Soundtrack does big things this week, rising from #2 to #1. 2) All Time Low were supposed to be the stars, but Furious 7…

2015’s Most Eyebrow-Raising Lyrics, Vol. 1


So much time is spent examining entire albums or merely analyzing singles or songs off of those albums. A lot can be gained from being more analytical and isolating key lyrics from a song. Sure, this is micromanagement – total music nerd shit – but there’s greatness that can be unveiled. Throughout 2015, there have…

Why The ‘F Word’ Matters Little In Music Anymore


Honestly, nobody (few) cares about the ‘f-word’ anymore when it comes to music anymore. The sentiment is one of “f**k it!” who cares if “For Under Consent of the King” is used or not? In the past, using the most obscene of obscenities wouldn’t come close to being acceptable, but at this point, the word…

Chart Moves: Macklemore at no. 2, Maroon 5 Stay Put, Jason Aldean’s Got Next


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Garner Biggest Debut Mumford Close to Platinum Certification Three Weeks In So yeah, Mumford & Sons continue their little folk exploration thingy by ruling the Billboard Album chart for a third straight week.  Expected to sell about 90,000 copies, they sold 96,000 – Overachievers. They are expected to concede next week to country’s…

Chart Moves: Muse at No. 2, 1D Debut Big, and Macklemore’s ‘Got Next’


Muse, Miguel Make Splashes, Mumford Still Tops Mumford & Sons remain at no. 1 with Babel, though the album sells 431,000 copies less than it bowed with (it sold 169,000 copies this week, a 72% slide).  Big slides usually occur with every blockbuster.  Surprisingly, Mumford outsells a projected 75% slide, which would have kept the album firmly at no….