Shocking and Culture Rocking: Billie Eilish
With her debut album dropping this past month, Billie Eilish has gained quite the audience with over 18 million followers on Instagram and over 41 million monthly listeners on Spotify. Her influence has proven strong in the music industry. But what kind of influence is she having?
Will "Rocketman" Live Up to "Bohemian Rhapsody?"
Biopics, as of recent, have been floating along the mainstream with big blockbusters such as Hidden Figures, I Tonya, and, the jewel of the winter movie releases, Bohemian Rhapsody. In the same vein, we now have the upcoming film, Rocketman to look forward to.
How The Beatles Impact Generations To Come
A voice of a generation, the precursor of experimental sound, and the primary markers of the second British invasion. Four boys from Liverpool with little to no sense of music but all with an ambition to become musicians. These young men became known as the Beatles and one of the most influential groups ever to grace the musical scene.
A World Without The Beatles: Yesterday
The trailer for Yesterday paints a heartwarming, musical comedy. It creates an absurd and wonderfully weird scenario that pays loving homage to one of the greatest bands in the world. It forces the viewer to contemplate the scenario for themselves and imagines a world that never knew the Beatles.
Touring on a School Night: Interview with Shortly
Shortly is an inspiration to fans to be unapologetically yourself. Your work should reflect your own journey and personal growth. Maniak’s music is a mixture of family influence, hard times and self-reflection. She doesn’t just create to please listeners, but to improve herself as an artist and a person.
The Hard Work in Creating: Girlboss
As creative entrepreneurs, we all feel at some point the pull to find something we love and to create an opportunity for ourselves to create that thing for the rest of our lives; with nothing holding us back but ourselves. Girlboss’s Sophia Amoruso, shows us that we can in fact do that through hard work.
Jon Bellion Doesn’t Care About Streams and Neither Should You
After dropping his fifth album Glory Sound Prep, Jon Bellion was silent. He didn’t run around promoting it, signing posters or appearing for interviews. That is until – to everyone’s surprise – he interviewed with Genius, a music media company, to discuss his “backward” way of sharing music. But his silence was not inattentive, but rather clearly calculated.
Bridging the Gap: Lauren DeMaio
Here at Narrative, our very own Joshua Stanley recently had the opportunity to interview Lauren DeMaio, a Christian/Pop musician from New York. She is an artist looking to “bridge the gap” that separates Christian music from other genres, by producing music created to attract and bring hope and truth to “all” music listeners.
Surviving an All-Nighter on Set
Most college students will tell you that all-nighters are an inevitability in life, especially if you are an art major. While we here at Narrative will never encourage all-nighters and will tell you that such stress is not good for your body or your creativity; we CAN give you some tips for how to survive it and how to keep your body running as you burn the midnight, the 1am, the 2am, and the 3am oil.
Winter Watch List
Winter is here. For many people, myself included, this means burrowing into your bed, turning off your lights and hibernating until Easter. Unless you have classes, which unfortunately I do. So the best form of distraction is going to the movie theatre, grabbing some popcorn and kicking back for the evening. Here at Narrative we have compiled a list of films to help you beat the winter blues.