Teen-Band PEOPLE PLANET Release Fun Pop-Punk Song “Rehab”

People Planet is the teenage band that is taking the indie music world by storm after dropping their first release on November 23rd, 2018. The pop-punk band put out their debut, “Rehab” containing sophisticated lyrics that you’ll be wanting to sing along to. On top of the fun-sounding music and catchy vocal melody, the deep lyrics compare drug and alcohol addiction to romantic and emotional … Continue reading Teen-Band PEOPLE PLANET Release Fun Pop-Punk Song “Rehab”

3 Excellent Christmas & Winter-Themed Songs to Listen to this Season

Rock the Pigeon has gathered a short list of our favorite Christmas songs for 2018 to listen to this Holiday season! It’s not easy to make an original feeling Christmas or Winter Holiday song but we believe that these three artists brought unique sounds to the table while still delivering the classic sounds of sleigh bells and winter-themed lyrics. Enjoy these three wintertime ballads now … Continue reading 3 Excellent Christmas & Winter-Themed Songs to Listen to this Season

Rainbow Walk by Skylar Bauer [Poetry] [LGBTQ]

Rainbow Walk by Skylar Bauer Heart racing, I walk through the woods, Remembering the rainbow walk trick. Bright red berries, bearing falsehoods. Looking for orange now, feeling a lunatic, Trying to steady my breathing. Colors of a sunset described in brick. Rainbow walks are meant to help the heaving of my chest as I contemplate the yellow bees and anxiety. Though far from appeasing, I … Continue reading Rainbow Walk by Skylar Bauer [Poetry] [LGBTQ]

The Simple Parade’s New Single Has the Lyrical Power to Connect the World

Justin and Kayla Hooper make up the duo called The Simple Parade. The instrumentation is quite simplistic but it is beautiful and lends the perfect amount of space for the songs tender lyrics to really hit the listener. Continue reading The Simple Parade’s New Single Has the Lyrical Power to Connect the World

I Am You, We Are Human [An Essay by Skylar Bauer]

On Sunday, the 21st of October 2018, I woke up in AD’s bed to my phone alarm, but my phone was wedged between his bed and the wall. I stuck my arm in the tiny gap and felt for the buzzing while the “Morning Flower” tone chimed repeatedly. It was enough to give anyone a headache. Awake for not even 30 seconds and having to search for a phone in this dark crevice? No thanks. I’d rather stay asleep. Continue reading I Am You, We Are Human [An Essay by Skylar Bauer]

Angela Harris Sings Powerful Song about Depression (+ Playlist of Songs Relating to Mental Illnesses)

Music that tells a deep personal story is music that is worth celebrating. It takes courage for a songwriter to be completely open and vulnerable and sing about something that has personally effected them on a human level. Angela Harris sings with courage and strength on “I Want Them Gone” to deliver the world a song that is both emotionally intense and meaningful. The twangy … Continue reading Angela Harris Sings Powerful Song about Depression (+ Playlist of Songs Relating to Mental Illnesses)

C-Dup’s ‘Candy’ Is Fluttering, Dense Rap with an Old-New Dichotomy

C-Dup’s ‘Candy’ is engaging, dense rap music with a very cool production technique. “This beat fireeee,” this artist says of his work. The slow and smooth vocal sample he uses as the base for the track is distorted in a way imbues the whole track with a fuzzy retro sensibility. Continue reading C-Dup’s ‘Candy’ Is Fluttering, Dense Rap with an Old-New Dichotomy

Common Jack Calls for Empathy with “Old Faded Flag”

  “Old Faded Flag” from Brooklyn-based band Common Jack is a timely political statement about homophobia, sexual assault, and sexism, but more than anything, the song asks us to pay attention to those around us and show them love, no matter how different they are from us. This classic folky song starts with a beautiful piano tapping simple chords and swells seamlessly to this heart … Continue reading Common Jack Calls for Empathy with “Old Faded Flag”