Music Monday #6

Imagine Dragons:Β Evolve

Hello people of the internet. It’s been awhile since I’ve had a nice rant about some good music. Now I know this album was released over the summer but I think I’m finally ready to review this album.

Imagine Dragons dished out 10 unique songs on their album. They definitely have more of a unique remixed sound (as usual) while also giving the taste of some pretty good guitar solos.

Each song has it’s own theme, and the lyrics are actually pretty good, but even just listening to progressions in the song makes me even more motivated and focused.

My top three songs:

  1. “Walking the Wire”- This song has a nice subtle intro, and I like the uplifting chorus. It’s very calming and motivating to me and definitely one to check out.
  2. “Whatever It Takes”- I absolutely love this song! It’s very modavating, and such a cool song. Wow I’m so bad with words, why do I have a blog? But honestly though there’s something “Whip whip run me like a race horse, pull me like a rip cord.” every time I hear it that makes me feel like a badass, and there’s nothing better than that feeling.
  3. “Dancing in the Dark”- This song is so autotuned, bud it doesn’t matter. It’s so peaceful, and to put on noise canceling headphones and work while listening to this song is amazing. It honestly calms my anxiety and my mind and that’s why I really love this song.

Honorable mentions:

  • “I don’t know why”
  • “Believer”
  • “Rise up”

I love Imagine Dragons, and I absolutely love their new album. I honestly like it MUCH more than Smoke and Mirrors. I hope you enjoy it.

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-Issie

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Music Monday #5

How to survive high school: Playlists

I don’t know about anyone else but I really don’t survive without music. During the summer I spend a lot of time by myself, but when school starts I am constantly surrounded by people. Music is how I push myself, how I wake up in the morning, how I keep myself up at night trying to finish the last bit of homework for tomorrow. So this playlists to survive high school.

When I wake up in the morning I listen to some good old rock. Like some classic rock, punk rock, and pop rock, to get the blood pumping, and to start off my morning.

I actually don’t have very bad time management, but if you needed to fom waking up with rock, you can then make your own playlists with a list of songs that add up to the amount of time you need to get ready.

Once school actually starts, in all honesty I’m still not awake. But that’s when the variety of genres comes into play. By the time I’m in school I start listening to more of a pop playlist. It normally boosts my mood more (well needed because school sucks.)

I am talking Algebra 2 this year, and normally I’m good at math but I’m having to focus a lot more to make sure I understand what the teacher is saying, and for that I use indie music. The indie music opens my mind, and keeps me in focus. Soft classical music like Mozart can also be good.

But when it comes to English or Honors History, you’re doing a lot of writing, and to get the creative juices going, or just to help me on the information, I listen to Beethoven. Beethoven has a very violent tone when playing, unlike Mozart, Beethoven plays with passion.

As you guys also know, I’m on the cross country team, so I normally listen to pop music or rock pop when I run. Like Hey Violet, a lot of All Time Low, and the stuff that’s on the radio.

After a long hard day, I still have Algebra 2, and Spanish homework. By now it’s about 7:30. It’s killer to have to to homework that late honestly. So for that I go back to my rock music, and I take breaks in between every page of homework, (and playing a little electric guitar because guitar homework is the most important homework, duh).

Finally, when I wash my face and brush my teeth listening to my indie tunes. To be honest I really don’t know many indie artists, but I really do like indie music, it’s closer to poetry set to music. SO I listen to it, and get those peaceful vibes, then I wake up and do it all over again.

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Rock Playlist: I was born in the wrong generation

Pop Playlist: Pump up pop

Indie: Crisp leaves and lattes

Mozart and Beethoven artist playlists

If you enjoyed this, like, comment, and subscribe, and comment bellow if you wat to see some poetry that I wrote for kicks on Friday. Idk.

Catch ya on the flip side, good vibes=good life.

-Issie

 

 

Quote Wednesday #22

“Because I’m feeling some kind of shake without you / Uh huh I think you’re moving in too close / but I think that it’s my body wanting it the most like / uh huh I don’t kow what it is I feel / but I know it’s my emotions going in for the kill like uh huh.”

“Uh huh” by Julia Michaels

Music Monday #3

July 19, 2017

Hey guys! I hope you’re doing great. Today I’m going to be reviewing and talking about “Why” by Sabrina Carpenter (one of my favorite artists.) By the way if there’s anything you want to hear or have me write about just let me know in the comments.

Sabrina Carpenter is one of my favorite artists. I have been listening to her since her since her first single “Can’t Blame a Girl for Trying” went live. She has released two albums since and has gone on numerous tours. Her newest album Evolution was dropped back in spring and she’s already releasing a new single. Original, and written herself. I must say, I feel that she releases better original songs than what’s on the radio, and more often.

“Why” by Sabrina Carpenter:

The lyrics are basic but adorable. It describes two different people, but how well they get along. In all honestly I relate to Sabrina’s side up until she says she gets cold in a sweatshirt because I’m the opposite.

The chorus can get a bit obnoxious or so I thought the first time I listened to the song, but it grew on me. Her first album was more acoustic, but her second album was very creative and remixed yet still letting her vocals show. I enjoyed the simplicity and creativity of the lyrics in the song. It’s something you can dance to and actually appreciate.

I know, I know, this probably wasn’t some of my best work, but I’m trying. If you actually liked this, like and subscribe, and comment below what you want to hear next time.

Catch you on the flip side!

-Issie

Music Monday #3

Oh my gosh I am so excited for this, their is so much new music that has came out, and I just want to talk about it because I am as my friends call me ‘Band Trash’. This post will probably be super long but just scroll through to the music you want to read about. I will be reviewing The Chainsmokers new album Memories… Do Not Open, and I will be reviewing one of the remixes for the song “Something Just Like This” by The Chainsmokers. I will also be reviewing the last three songs All Time Low has released “Dirty Laundry” “Last Young Renegade” and “Life of the Party”, “Thunder” and “Believer” by Imagine Dragons a swell. “Now or Never” by Halsey, and “No Vacancy” by One Republic. “Kissing Strangers” by DNCE and finally “Young and Menace” by Fall Out Boy. Β So much new music. πŸ˜€

The Chainsmokers: Memories… Do Not Open

The Chainsmokers are my third favorite band. This album features The Chainsmokers themselves as well as Coldplay, Emily Warren, Florida Georgia Line and more. Before the album came out, their were some teasers that came out such as “The One” “Paris” and “Something Just Like This” but I tired to stick to the songs that aren’t on the radio and didn’t come out early, so I will be reviewing and describing my three favorite songs from the album.

“The One” this is a song about how people get caught up in the things that mean absolutely nothing, and how we get caught up in our own self centered world that we forget all about anything else that actually matters, and that’s where the self absorbed anxiety comes in thinking that everybody hates you and things like that. But this song is more than just that. It has nice harmonies, and it doesn’t have a huge remixed beat, witch I like making more emphasis on the words and not the music.

“Breakup Every Night” this song is about the cliche one night stand. I adore the part about the girl having seven personalities but every one is a tragedy. I think many people can relate to that. The song about how somebody just wants to feel whole so they think this is the only way to do it, the reason why I like it so much is because it has a good beat but the way they use the words to describe the words are amazing.

Finally “Young” this song has no huge remix or anything but it is about two teenagers that think they’re in love, completely reckless, completely clueless, but that’s what it’s like when you’re young.

The Don Diablo Remix of “Something Just Like This” is probably the best. The remix is light but something good to dance to. If you listen to the words of the original song you can hear how it is something light about a girl that want’s something just like this it’s very cute all the other remixes tried to make the song into something like “One Dance” by Drake. It was horrible. But this by far out of all six of the remixes was the best.

All Time Low:

“Dirty Laundry” clearly a song about sex but I love listening to it because its sort of different than the rest and although the intro and the bridge sound like a sad pop song, it still is filled with rock guitar sound.

“Last Young Renegade” I FREAKING LOVE THIS SONG it’s got a pop rock sound. Electric guitar, and young love. It didn’t have to be about sex like the rest of them but this was about two young kids in love running in the night having adventures and living. I love this song.

“Life of the Party” This song is about the drugs the drinking and all the rest that comes when you’re the life of the party. You want to give up the lifestyle but when you give it up it’s like you’re giving up a piece of yourself, and everything about it. The vocals are like nothing All Time Low has done it before, it clearly has strong value to the band.

Imagine Dragons:

“Believer” This song is about how all the pain makes you, how all the struggle hurts, and sometimes it makes you who you are. BelieverΒ that nothing worth it comes without some pain and how the pain of the past comes back and haunts you. The music video is very abstract but I get it and I think it represents the song pretty well.

“Thunder” this song when I think about it is like how you can stand above all of the lightning of the world and you can rawer louder. I like it, but they repeat the word thunder so much it somewhat becomes obnoxious.

“Now or Never”Β Halsey

I love the beat an sound of this song. The words are pretty good too. What I probably love most about the song is that it’s got a good beat to dance too, and I just adore listening to it.

“No Vacancy” One Republic

When you listen to this song you think it means one thing, but when you really pay attention to the words you find it means another. It’s about how this man was so lonely and sad now he has somebody in his life, that void is filled an their is no vacancy.

“Kissing Strangers” DNCE

You hear this song and you know it’s DNCE it’s so diverse with a weird beat, you know it’s them. Their first song “Cake by the Ocean” gave you a preview of their weird diversity. I like how the beat makes you come alive, but I think what I love best is the rap during the bridge. Oh my gosh its so funny, just the way she says it her voice is pretty funny, but I think it brings it all together for the DNCE flair.

“Young and Menace” Fall Out Boy

I don’t know, I have no clue. How to describe the song, how to figure out what this song means but at the same time I know exactly what it means if that makes any seance once so ever. This is so different from anything FOB has came out with before because it is so absolutely remixed, I love it. For any FOB fans that didn’t already know this is their teaser for their new album that is coming out in September.

Okay I know this was long, but I tried to make it as put together as possible, and this is all the new music that I love that has came out. Hope you check them out, and if you want a good playlist to listen to with diverse taste check out my Spotify, ispat1000, more about it on my home page.

Well, catch ya on the flip side!

-Issie

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I am going to fair, I am trying to have everything prepared and ready for you to enjoy this month’s makeover. Oh, and the whole like and subscribe, like the post if you like it, and subscribe if you find me tolerable. Okay, byeee.

Music Monday #2

March 11, 2017

I am way too excited to write this, way too excited.

Hello you beautiful human beings and welcome t my second ever Music Monday. Today I am finally reviewing Ed Sheeran’s new album Divide. I listened to nothing but this album for a few weeks. My top favorite songs are:

  1. “What Do I Know?”
  2. “Galway Girl”
  3. “Barcelona”
  4. “Biba Be Ye Ye”
  5. “Happier”

I can adore every single one of those songs, but you probably wouldn’t read all of that so I am going to review my top five starting from number five, kinda like a countdown.

Note: I have never been a hard core Ed Sheeran fan before this album I’ve only know the songs “Photograph”, “Don’t”, and “Thinking Out Loud” by him. Now I’m willing to say I’m a part of his fandom, and I can’t wait to see where his music goes. I describe him as a sit down play guitar, and sing kind of performer but you need one of those in your life.

5. “Happier”, this song is one of Ed Sheeran’s signature sad, slow songs, with only him and his guitar. This song is about his ex being with a new man and about how she’s happier with him. He mentions that his friends claim that he will feel that sort of happiness again, but he says he was happier with her. It’s that hard in between time when you have to move on, but you can, and the other person that you cared about so much has already moved on without you. It’s a lovely song, if we’re being honest it sounds a bit like “Stay With Me” by Sam Smith. But I love the sound, it’s peaceful.

4. “Biba Be Ye Ye” I love singing, and it is so hard to sing this title. It sounds and feels very original and as a person that loves to dance, this song makes me want to move. It’s about I don’t know, absolute nonsense. He talks about basically being hungover and not being able to remember what happened last night. I don’t know, I love it. It also talks about how when you’re honest with yourself sometimes life sucks, but that’s okay because when you live, life can be great.

3. “Barcelona” by God I love this song. I cannot listen to this song without dancing, this song is my true weakness. He uses his voice in a different way to create a cool intro, then he just sings about living it up in Barcelona. It’s so upbeat it’s amazing I don’t know what to say. The instrumental has a sax, and I just love sax, sax is like the way to my heart. I have a friend that plays sax but that is besides the point. The best part of the entire song is when this acoustic british male starts speaking spanish. I know I am a gringa, but I can speak spanish very fluently but oh my gosh his spanish speaking is hilarious. I love Ed Sheeran.

2.”Galway Girl” Wow, I, I love this song. It really shows some of his roots, and uses a fiddle, and I loves me some fiddle too. I want to be that Galway girl, damn. I always randomly break into song slinging the intro. I find it funny when he tries to rap, it’s funny with his accent, but I love it. It’s adorable. I listened to him play this song live and it was so good. For a guy playing a fast song with different instruments, it was amazing. He kept up with his rhythm so well with his guitar and his voice. Songs always sound different live, and over video and it was amazing.

1.”What Do I Know?” This song is definitely my favorite. It reminds me of “Castle On the Hill” I didn’t consider that song in the my top five list because it already came out the month before. This song give the best vibes, and shares fantastic value that I think we often forget just love, understanding, positivity. It actually gives me goosebumps when I listen to it. I’ll probably make a Quotes Wednesday out of the chorus.

Comment below what your favorite type of music is, and your current favorite song, if you’re anything like me your favorite song changes a lot.

I could always do a cover video if you would like, I can kinda play guitar, piano, and sing a little.

Catch ya on the flip side!

-Issie

Music Monday #1

Happy Monday everyone! Said no one ever. Monday sucks, but what doesn’t suck is music. Music is the soundtrack of our lives. You listen to music in one ear bud and go about your day, and everything just has a certain vibe, and you feel more alive. In our playlists you can find the evolution of us, and I have been a hard core, band trash, music loving freak for about three years now.

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I have 5 playlists all with over 200 songs, and I am constantly updating them.

Now to talk music!

I have been into Hey Violet lately. They ar the band that sings “Guys My Age” All my friends know I’ve been raving about them so, so much. All of my friends know I talk about them way, way too much. Their old stuff is Pop Rock, and I love it. But if we’re talking about their new stuff, “Brand New Moves” is so good, and I have found that this band is so good at playing songs stripped.

Let’s talk about The Chainsmokers. Holy crap The Chainsmokers. The Chainsmokers released their new song “Paris” Not to long ago, I think last month actually. I just found that this song gave me the best good vibes. It made me think wanderlust, and made me super calm. Ugh it’s so cool. But the have released about six remixes so I am going to review them. And then review the new music video.

The Chainsmokers – Paris (Pegboard Β Nerds Remix)

I am not a fan of this one. This remix is my least favorite. It starts out with vocals almost sounding like a wedding song, band then it has this weird beat drop and complete transition into this sound that is nothing like the intro of the song and nothing like the original, I think this remix is all over the place and annoying, but that’s just me.

The Chainsmokers – Paris (LOUDPVCK Remix)

I like this one. The original “Paris” song is something hard to remix and doesn’t give many bits and pieces to remix but I feel like these people did a good job. Especially in the chorus, it feels like something that you can dance to, but not particularly, it’s got more of a remixed tone that you would use in the background of a travel video, or you would play in the car for good vibes.

The Chainsmokers – Paris (Jewelz & Sparks Remix)

They use the original intro with a bit of a twist, which I like because it doesn’t give away too much. They add a nice beat, and you can tell the song is slightly sped up. The bridge is interesting. I like it. Chorus is definitely made for dancing, especially more hip hop dances, and dances that incorporate more footwork to a deeper beat. But this song always makes the original song more alive while still keeping the good vibes.

The Chainsmokers – Paris (VINAL Remix)

I like the intro, and it uses what in the original song is the final bridge to make the intro. The build up is original but still ties to the song. The song is pitched in a higher tone. Definitely better for dancing in my opinion. I’m not a fan of this one as much as the other ones, but this one is definitely beautiful.

The Chainsmokers – Paris (Party Thieves Remix)

The intro is awkwardly sped up. It’s got more of a forest calm with whispering voices vibe. I’m not a fan, but let’s hear the chorus. The chorus has parts I like and don’t like, but overall I think the sound is unique. I may not like it that much, but It’s great to dance to.

Last, but not least.

The Chainsmokers – Paris (FKYA Remix)

This one is more contemporary, and I like it. It stays true to the original while being original in itself. This gives you shiver down your spine good vibes, this one is most like the original song. I really like it.

Now for The Chainsmokers “Paris” Music video

The music video has this girl sitting on a bed, with a fiery eye shadow. She looks depressed, and scared. As she wanders this home where she finds a bae window. Soon as she looks out it you get a view of the people on the ground. The house is floating she looks relieved, happy, and wanderlust. She seems so happy. She shouts out it, she leans out it, until finally she jumps. Halfway through she looks like she’s thinking that that was one hell of a bad idea, until she wakes up in her bed.

I hope you enjoyed my review of the new The Chainsmokers “Paris” remixes. If you find me tolerable and want more, please like and subscribe for more, until then…

Catch ya on the flip Β side!

-Issie