Checking in with Lil Nas X

Lots of controversy has been surrounding American rapper Lil Nas X after the release of his latest single "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)." More specifically, people have had mixed opinions about the music video that goes along with the song. The Music Video...

Top 10 Heavy Metal songs for rough times EP: 1

Heavy metal music is often seen as making listeners angry, violent and "likely to commit a violent act." However, this could be no further from the truth. Heavy metal is extremely influential in ways that are hard to see to those who do not listen. A YouTube comment I...

Carly’s Conspiracy Corner #2: Michael Jackson is Not Dead

Welcome to my second article of this series on BUnow, Carly’s Conspiracy Corner! This will be a series that introduces and emphasizes all sorts of conspiracy theories throughout the world. None of these theories are a matter of my own opinion but found upon evidence...
Introduce Yourself: An Excellent Farewell to Canadian singer

Introduce Yourself: An Excellent Farewell to Canadian singer

A posthumous farewell to one of Canada’s most well known rock singers, Gordon Downie’s final album, “Introduce Yourself,” is a fun but melancholy piece of art. The former lead singer of the Canadian alternative rock outfit The Tragically Hip, Downie has had a long and...

Study Playlist

Study Playlist

If you're like me and like to listen to music while you study, here's a playlist to get you through it all. This playlist is meant to relax you and help you focus while you’re studying. These songs are also great for times where you're looking to just relax. Disparate...

Pixies Perform Stunning Show in Pittsburgh

Pixies Perform Stunning Show in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh – Already well into their 2017 North American tour, the Pixies rocked the Stage AE Stadium Oct. 4 in Pittsburgh, Pa. A band who is cited as an influence on some of the well-known giants of rock, such as Nirvana, Radiohead, Foo-Fighters and Interpol (who...

Cardi B goes #1

Cardi B goes #1

She was an outspoken, no-filter Instagram star, then a reality TV star, and now a rapper with a charting single. It’s safe to say Belcalis Almanzar (Cardi B) has had quite the journey to stardom. Cardi B hails from the Bronx, N. Y. and was raised in Highbridge, a...

Walter Becker, Dead at 67

Walter Becker, Dead at 67

It is a rarity in the world of music for a truly unique or wholly original sound to exist. While receiving largely critical praise throughout their 40 plus year career, though often sidelined with all too many classic rock groups from the ‘70s scene, it’s hard to...

Fyre Festival Flop

Fyre Festival Flop

The co-owners of Fyre Festival, Ja Rule and Billy McFarland, just got hit with a $100 million class action lawsuit from an attendee of the event. According to Forbes, they are being sued for “fraud, breach of contract, breach of covenant of good faith and negligent...

Record Store Day Announces Date and New Ambassador

Record Store Day Announces Date and New Ambassador

Mark your calendars everyone because the best holiday of the year is almost upon us, Record Store Day. April 22 marks the day where Boomers, Generation X-ers, and Millennial hipsters alike can flock to their nearest record store and cash in on the sweet deals from...

Bob’s Burgers Album

Bob’s Burgers Album

If you’re a fan of “Bob’s Burgers,” then there is some good news. They are releasing an album with songs from every episode. There are going to be 107 songs on the album, from the 107 episodes. There will also be five bonus cover versions of certain songs. The five...

Gaga Replaces Beyoncé at Coachella

Gaga Replaces Beyoncé at Coachella

The Beehive collectively rejoiced when news spread that Beyoncé was due to be the first female to headline Coachella. Not only that, but she would soon be due with twins. Unfortunately for fans, she along with her doctor decided it would be best to skip the festival...

Indie Artists Shred at Planned Parenthood Benefit Gig

Indie Artists Shred at Planned Parenthood Benefit Gig

In the new age of the Trump presidency, famous and small-time artists have been using the stage to fight back. Indie rock band Best Coast’s leading lady Bethany Cosentino rallied Los Angeles for her recent show, “Don’t Sit Down: A Planned Parenthood Benefit,” that...

Do the Grammys have a Race Problem?

Do the Grammys have a Race Problem?

After a surprise shutout by Adele at the Grammys, the Recording Academy has received criticisms after Beyoncé lost in several major categories to Adele. There has been an outpour of response from the music industry with many taking to social media. Prior to the award...

Throwback Thursday: Pop Punk Edition

Throwback Thursday: Pop Punk Edition

The writers of BUnow have decided to begin a new kind of Throwback Thursday. These will be periodical articles where we share some of our favorite “throwback tunes” that we think should be brought back to life. Pop Punk is a genre of music that basically lived and...

What Type of Music Does Your Dog Prefer?

What Type of Music Does Your Dog Prefer?

Let’s all be honest here, every dog owner has played his or her dog music and assumed they’ve enjoyed it.  If you have, you’re not far off from the idea that they do enjoy it. In fact, dogs relax while listening to music according to a recent study done by the...

“Happy Xmas”: A Reflection

“Happy Xmas”: A Reflection

For as long as I can remember, the song “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” by the Plastic Ono Band and the Harlem Community Choir always got me into the Christmas spirit. The combination of John Lennon’s voice with a children’s choir always left me with a warm heart. With...