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Taylor Swift dove “Fearless” into fame 10 years ago

Taylor Swift dove “Fearless” into fame 10 years ago

“Fearless” was Swift’s second studio album. (Photo courtesy of Big Machine) Troy Lafond Connector Staff On Nov. 11, 2008, a little over 10 years ago, now-world renowned country and pop superstar Taylor Swift released her sophomore studio album “Fearless.” At the time, Taylor Swift was fairly well known in the country industry, but not necessarily

Little Mix spread their wings on experimental “LM5”

“LM5” is Little Mix’s fifth studio album. (Photo courtesy of Billboard) Troy Lafond Connector Staff Little Mix is one of the last English-speaking girl groups left standing. With Fifth Harmony recently split and extremely little competition in this regard, it stood to question whether or not they still had a place left in the industry.

Christmas shopping for the average college student

Troy Lafond Connector Staff Halloween has just ended, which means there’s one thing on everyone’s minds now…Christmas! Yes, it may be a little soon for some people, but don’t underestimate the advantages of starting to think about Christmas shopping in early November. Christmas shopping can add a lot of stress and burden to people’s lives

Imagine Dragons look back on ‘Origins’

Lead single “Natural” has peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. (Photo courtesy of Billboard) Troy Lafond Connector Staff Imagine Dragons need little introduction. The Las Vegas-based rock band burst onto the music scene in 2012 with three of the defining hits of that year: “It’s Time,” “Radioactive” and “Demons.” Since then, they

CupcakKe finds new life in ‘Eden’

“Eden” is CupcakKe’s second album of 2018. (Photo courtesy of Muzeroom) Troy Lafond Connector Staff CupcakKe is potentially one of the oddest success stories of recent years. She first found recognition on her viral sensation “Deepthroat” in 2015. In most cases, the artists that tend to go viral in this regard simply fail to make

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” is crazy underrated

Season four of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” will be the last season of the show. (Photo courtesy of CBS Television Distribution) Troy Lafond Connector Staff On October 12, 2015, The CW premiered the first episode of their new romantic musical comedy, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.” By the end of its first season, it was the least watched show not only

Best spooky songs for Halloween

Album cover for Kim Petras’ “Turn Off the Light Vol. 1.” (Photo courtesy of BunHead) Troy Lafond Connector Staff Halloween is just around the corner and that means many will be looking to get into the festive mood. However, unlike the endless pit of Christmas songs, the list of love songs that goes on forever

Twenty One Pilots’ ‘Trench’ is not very deep

“Trench” is Twenty One Pilot’s first album to reach number one in Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands. (Photo courtesy of Fueled by Ramen) Troy Lafond Connector Staff After a full year of near-complete silence from them, Twenty One Pilots have returned to the music industry with their fifth studio album, “Trench,” released on Oct.

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