Dumbfoundead Brings His Yikes! Tour to the House of Blues in Houston, TX

Quick observation about a Dumbfoundead show: it’s all about the build-up. After the prerequisite security checks, the audience is ushered into the venue, the Bronze Peacock Room of the legendary House of Blues. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., an hour before the show actually begins. Already people are anxious for the concert to start: some opting to suppress their excitement with a little liquid relaxation, … Continue reading Dumbfoundead Brings His Yikes! Tour to the House of Blues in Houston, TX

Astro Fanmeet: Los Angeles

On Sunday, Feb. 4, K-pop group ASTRO held their second fanmeet in North America at The Novo in Los Angeles, California. All VIP ticket holders had reserved seats throughout the venue by tier (P1, P2, P3), which helped to make the overall atmosphere very relaxing and thus the fanmeet a lot more enjoyable. While most fans (myself included) were fixated on the stage, I couldn’t help … Continue reading Astro Fanmeet: Los Angeles

Day for Night: Part 3

Let’s get political. One could see the main theme throughout the event Day for Night: women and the world’s current political situation. The event started with talks from Laurie Anderson, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Chelsea Manning, accompanied by an eye-opening poem by Saul Williams. Laurie Anderson spoke of the dangers of myths and false memories. She provided her own personal anecdote about a pillow speaker that … Continue reading Day for Night: Part 3

Day for Night: Part 2

The three-day event Day for Night had an extensive lineup. Artists and musicians from all around had the opportunity to showcase their creativity and love for auditory and visual arts and technology from Dec. 15 until Dec. 17 2017. The convert included memorable performances from Princess Nokia, Cardi B and Hoodcelebrityy, Phantogram, Solange and a few others. Destiny Frasqueri, better known by her stage name … Continue reading Day for Night: Part 2

Day for Night: Part 1

Day for Night is a music and visual art event that was held for three days in the Downtown Houston area. Described as “… a current snapshot of popular music as well as a showcase for trailblazers who continue to cross over from the fringes to become influencers” by the event website, the event featured acts by both visual artists and musicians. We will first focus … Continue reading Day for Night: Part 1

Mutemath Takes Us Far From The “Typical” with Play Dead Live Tour [Thoughts & Review]

Sometimes, music gets under your skin, grabs hold of your bones and refuses to let go. Seven years ago, before YouTube had ads, the music video for Mutemath‘s “Typical” was, without a doubt, the weirdest thing I had ever seen. On Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, I saw it performed live for the second time. The song remains one of the weirdest (and most brilliant) things … Continue reading Mutemath Takes Us Far From The “Typical” with Play Dead Live Tour [Thoughts & Review]

Rich Chigga – Come To My Party Tour

Brian Imanuel, an Indonesian rapper better known as Rich Chigga, is currently on his very first world tour. After the 18-year-old’s single “Dat $tick” became a hit among teenagers and young adults, the rapper quickly rose to international stardom. I had the pleasure to attend his concert in Houston, TX, on Friday, Oct. 21, 2017 at Warehouse Live. First, I would like to mention it is … Continue reading Rich Chigga – Come To My Party Tour

Exclusive: A Look Into San Diego Comic Con 2017

From July 20 to July 23, fans of comics, anime, videos and all things pop culture flocked to San Diego, California, for considerably the biggest comic convention in the world: San Diego Comic Con (SDCC)! I had the wonderful and lucky opportunity to attend SDCC again but this time, as a member of the MACG Community and “MACG Magazine.” I am here to bring you … Continue reading Exclusive: A Look Into San Diego Comic Con 2017

KCON17NY Through The Lens Of My First Visit [Guest]

This guest entry was written by MACG Community member Jessica of YouTube channel The Jess Lyfe. Views and opinions expressed in this entry are solely those of the guest contributor. After attending KCON in Paris and Los Angeles last year, I can definitely say that each stop has its own vibe. My first visit to New York for the convention was a fun experience, and JessLyfers made … Continue reading KCON17NY Through The Lens Of My First Visit [Guest]

It’s a Cole World After All

In the world of K-pop, there is a certain expectation that comes along with attending a concert. It’s an expectation to be “wowed,” to be dazzled, to be blown off your feet, to have an experience that could cause a fan to label it as the “best concert ever.” It is a mighty expectation to live up to. Sometimes fans forget that the same standard … Continue reading It’s a Cole World After All