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St. Paul and the Broken Bones play at NPR's Tiny Desk Concert

Mundane Intensity

Posted: April 10, 2017
By: Josh O'Shea, Young Adult Librarian

Ever heard of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert? It’s totally great. The band or group or person is set up in a little office surrounded by books. So, that should convince you already: music surrounded by books. It’s got standard, good lighting; no mood lighting to try to make everyone better-looking, or match the lighting to

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Alessia Cara

“Scars to Your Beautiful” by Alessia Cara

Posted: October 19, 2016
By: Hannah S., Teen Blogger

Alessia Cara’s song “Scars to Your Beautiful” is a song promoting self-love and addressing the dangers of trying to fit in with everyone else. It includes many powerful lyrics and a catchy beat, all while sending an amazing message to people everywhere. The song overall talks about not being able to see your inner beauty

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Revolution Radio by Green Day

“Music People”

Posted: August 26, 2016
By: Hannah Rapp, Young Adult Librarian

A couple weeks ago, the band Green Day released their first new music in about four years, the single “Bang Bang,” along with information about a new album that will be released in October. I listened to the song at least fifteen times the day it came out (I stopped counting after that), and have

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TwentyOne Pilots Blurryface

Blurryface Review

Posted: June 22, 2016
By: Hannah O., Teen Blogger

Blurryface is an interesting album by a musical duo that is quickly gaining popularity, twentyønepiløts. The album consists of 14 songs, each one different from the next. The album’s main idea is of the villain, Blurryface, who creates vibes of depression, anxiety and insecurities. When I listened to this album, there were a lot of

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