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Where does technology end and music begin? A look at modern music.

With every advancement in technology, there's always some sort of debate on its validity. Not every invention is "the best thing since sliced bread." Within music, this...
music genres

It’s time to rethink what music genres you skip

We've all said "I love all music genres... except X and X" at one point. But to reap all the benefits that music can offer, you might...
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5 back to school essentials for any broke college student

Back to school time can be exciting for some, but for many students, it's more likely a day you're dreading. The freedom of summer is over and...
see live music

7 excuses to go see live music tonight

You shouldn't need an excuse to go see live music, but in case you do these seven excuses are almost impossible to argue with, so use them...
How to pick the best concert seats

How to pick the best concert seats

Deciding to go to a concert is the easy part. It's picking the best concert seats that, for many, is ridiculously difficult. How do you know what...
live music industry

A guide to understanding the many roles in the live music industry

Do you know who is responsible for the killer concerts you love? Have you ever wondered how exactly artists get booked for specific venues at specific times?...
portland record labels

7 Portland record labels you should know about

Whether you know Portland as Seattle's PNW cousin, or the setting of your favorite Portlandia sketch, or the hometown of Aminé (personal favorite here at Four Over...
better relationship

5 tips to build a better relationship through music

There aren't too many of us who would be against having a better relationship with our significant other. With the five tips below you'll see how live music...
balance social life

Partying 102: How to balance social life and academics in college

College is an exciting time! A lot of people are on their own for the first time in their life, and it can be a test on...
seeing live music

Not seeing live music may just kill you

We've all heard that seeing live music is good for your health, but according to some research, it might just keep you alive. Swedish scientists conducted a study in...

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