Death Cab for Cutie

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  • Consumerism In Oh Wonder

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    American philosopher Rebecca Goldstein once said, “"Our society is falling back increasingly on rampant consumerism and self-promoting social media as a way for people to feel that their lives matter - self-centered means of numbing the questions of mattering.” In a world caught up in mass media and consumerism, there is an underlying argument that there is a lack of positive social interaction. With the ability to say anything without having a face-to-face conversation, hate is easier than ever

  • Anatomy of a Hipster Essay

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    Musically speaking, there is no definite “hipster” band. Indie kids will always be identified with Death Cab6, while the hipster will try to claim The Postal Service7 as their melodic saviors. Once again, a rip-off. Hipsters hugely identify with the phrase “Oh, I doubt you’ve heard of them,” when asked about their favorite bands. Anything offbeat or mildly

  • I Will Follow You Into The Dark, By Death Cab For Cutie

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    The song “I Will Follow You into the Dark”, by Death Cab for Cutie, has always been a special song to me. When I was younger my brother was a big influence on me, he was the one that would show me new music that he was listening to. I knew he really loved this song, so I always listened to it, hoping to be as cool as I thought he was. To me, the song lyrics mean that if you find someone that truly cares about you and will spend the rest of their life with you, they will always be by your side no

  • Modern Day Hipsters

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    Hipsters all started out in the 1940s when jazz was just starting off. “Early jazz musicians used “hep” for anyone who was in the know” about the culture that was the beginning of something new (Faulkner). The fans of jazz were known as hepcats but Cab Calloway defined the word hepcats as “a guy who knows all the answers, understands jive” so he used the word hepsters instead to describe the people of jazz instead (McKay). This soon caught on and later turned into hipsters. In the 1940s, jazz was

  • My Middle School Self And Growing Up

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    Growing up is a journey we all have to travel. We all make our own paths on our adventure of change. Along the way the path will be beautiful and smooth-sailing, bumpy and rough, and sometimes conflict will appear out of the blue. At times forks in the road will show up and decisions must be made. Change is inevitable. Throughout a lifetime decisions made will be small and slight, or huge and major. It does not matter because one decision can change one’s path completely. Even the slightest change

  • Middle School Self Reflection Paper

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    Growing up is a journey we all have to travel. Everyone makes their own paths on an adventure of change. Along the way, the path will be beautiful and smooth-sailing, bumpy and rough, and sometimes conflict will appear out of the blue. At times forks in the road will show up and decisions must be made. Change is inevitable. Throughout a lifetime decisions made will be small and slight, or huge and major. It does not matter because one decision can change one’s path completely. Even the slightest

  • How Do We Define Bands That Span Multiple Genres?

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    If you were to ask a Muse fan the question, “What genre are Muse?” most would either tell you that they’re some form of alternative or that they simply don’t know. The reason for this is because over 22 years and 7 studio albums, along with a smattering of B-Sides attached to singles, Muse have never really defined themselves as one genre. Muse, of course, are not the only band that defy being confined to a single genre, The White Stripes and Led Zeppelin come to mind. This raises the question; how

  • Essay on The History of Music Industry

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    In the past, music has been a costly business, where only people with a lot of money could enter and be successful in the industry. Changes in the music industry coupled with new computer technology have made it much easier for people without a lot of money to compose, produce, and distribute their creation. In order to get a better understanding of the music industry in comparison to 2014, one has to look at its history. There were many things that happened from the 1980’s onward, and they brought

  • Summary Of ' The Guardian '

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    years before watching over another for seventy more, and on and on and on through eternity. Life offers infinite happiness, and thus, those who 'd hunt for this feeling of pure joy pay with misery—Fate collecting the debt and sentencing debtors to death. Every mortal has chosen to trade their bodies on earth simply for the short, sweet taste of life. When that probationary period called mortal life concludes, it is the Guardian that leads the soul out of the confines of the body and to that Afterlife

  • EMI Corporate Finance Essay

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    For the exclusive use of C. Portillo Cardenas, 2015 UV1201 Rev. Feb. 13, 2009 EMI GROUP PLC In this Internet age, the consumer is using music content more than ever before— whether that’s playlisting, podcasting, personalizing, sharing, downloading or just simply enjoying it. The digital revolution has caused a complete change to the culture, operations, and attitude of music companies everywhere. It hasn’t been easy, and we must certainly continue to fight piracy in all its forms. But there can

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