Interview: BLOCK

“There’s a change happening in Cork – you can even see it with the graffiti around the city. It’s very far out to say, but the first sign of a movement in a city is when art starts to come to the surface. Something has to happen, something has to overflow.” When Sir Henry’s shut…

Kesha’s ‘Rainbow’ – A Return to Color

When Kesha burst onto the scene in 2010, she wasn’t singing hymns about finding your true self, or the journey one must go on. She was singing party-animal anthems about the hedonistic lifestyle of a 20-something year old in the 00’s. Formerly stylized as Ke$ha, the singer garnered herself an infamous reputation as pop’s number…

90 Hours in Berlin

People say New York is the city that never sleeps. Well, these people clearly haven’t experienced Berlin. A city steeped in rich history, and characterized by poignant transgression. Where metal and culture blend and paint the skyline with memorable strokes. The 90 hours I spent in Berlin where among the highlights of my Erasmus thus far….

Pop Music as a Political Platform

I’m a big fan of pop music. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t listen to Katy Perry, Gaga or Britney at least four times a week. These artists play an important role in pop culture. Wherever you look, you see their faces. Wherever you are, you hear their music. Whether it seems like…