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The Social Importance of Music (As Depicted In ‘Almost Famous’)

The Social Importance of Music (As Depicted In ‘Almost Famous’)

  An unknown author once remarked that “music is what feelings sound like”. This is a very abstract but telling truth about music. Music and lyrics can literally be identified as a pathway into the soul of the musician. Many may say that music is capable of freeing the soul, and as a result has [...]

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The Objectified Woman (Music Edition)

The Objectified Woman (Music Edition)

  There is no denying the fact that the world is marked by imbalance. Gender roles have been strictly codified by patriarchal society and have remained relatively unchanged for centuries. In 1975, Laura Mulvey made note of this in her article “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”. Though, she was merely focusing onHollywoodnarrative film, her words [...]

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A Review of ‘Scar Tissue’

A Review of ‘Scar Tissue’

Biographies (memoirs) can be a sordid affair. Some become melodramatic and erroneous representations of a particular personality, while others merely become self-indulgent love fests informing the reader about the individual in question’s great accomplishments. How can one judge a particularly important piece of work that is true to itself and pulls no punches in its [...]

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