I love music, and that's why I'm here. With everything I listen to and everything that I write about, I do so with a Christ-fueled passion. I'm a journalism graduate from the University of Kansas aiming at a career in communications. My favorite things include Batman, vinyl records, and Taco Bell. I'm straight edge, I spend a good chunk of time watching Kansas City sports teams, and in my spare time, I'm watching movies and going to concerts.
If you were around in the early 2000s, you probably remember all of the great pop-punk/emo music from that time. It’s hard to forget when you’ve got so many ...On August 24, 2016 / By Tim Dodderidge
The genre of pop-punk is known best for its hard-hitting melodies and slick hooks. Paralleling such musical contrasts with up-and-down lyrical disparities concerning adolescence, pioneers Blink-182 and Green ...On August 12, 2016 / By Tim Dodderidge
You probably have a ton of memories playing video games when you were younger. If you’re like me, you probably played a lot of Madden and NHL and miss ...On February 29, 2016 / By Tim Dodderidge
I wasn’t one for jumping on the so-called Deafheaven “bandwagon” when it first began taking off in 2013. I took my time and had my hesitations, and for ...On November 6, 2015 / By Tim Dodderidge
Not too long ago, I wasn’t a fan of hip-hop. Now, I see Kendrick Lamar as a soldier in a genre that I once despised. Growing up, I was ...On March 26, 2015 / By Tim Dodderidge
It’s obvious if you know me that I like sad music a lot. There’s something to be said about songs that make you second-guess the commonplace effects of ...On November 14, 2014 / By Tim Dodderidge
Jimmy Eat World’s Futures has led me through several years of unpredictable outcomes. I first heard the album as a senior in high school, in the midst of ...On September 26, 2014 / By Tim Dodderidge