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Watch Marian Hill Perform “Down” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

  • 7:40 pm Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
Marion Hill performs "Down" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Marian Hill’s “Down” has been rapidly climbing the charts and garnering mainstream airplay, largely attributable to it’s inclusion in Apple’s Airpods commercial. The commercial debuted during this year’s NFL playoffs, and has continued to air during numerous primetime TV spots. The exposure has resulted in the song’s current sitting among the top 3 most downloaded songs on iTunes. Excitingly, this roundabout exposure is not a unique phenomena in the music industry. Most recently Empire of the Sun found a resurgence thanks to their nearly decade old song “Walking on a Dream” finding its way onto a Honda commercial.

So, who is Marian Hill?

A songwriting duo with elctro pop influences from [More]

The most exciting, excruciating part of Bonnaroo

  • 9:05 pm Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 by Joel

There’s something exciting at looking at the lineup of a massive destination music festival such as Bonnaroo and thinking, “Look at all these acts I’ll get to see!”

That anticipation can sometimes turn daunting when the schedule comes out and you begin to wonder, “How am I gonna see everything I want to see!?”

Most music festivals have a “custom schedule” feature on their website now. It’s either helpful or hurtful, depending on how many conflicts you have. My lone trip to The Farm back in 2014 featured, if I remember correctly, Vampire Weekend, Chvrches, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Phoenix all performing [More]