In a culture of abundance, hyper-individualization, and proliferation of subcultures within subcultures, shared experiences are one of the few scarcities of this age. Our society seems uniquely created to tell (…)
How's it going, everybody?! Can you believe it's April already?! It's been a crazy, unpredictable few months, and unfortunately, it doesn't look like things are going to be changing in the near future. If there's one positive to come from (...)
This is not a test. I repeat this is not a test. Bright Eyes, the 90s band that tugged at our hearts with their breakthrough album Fevers and Mirrors, is back and couldn’t have come at a better time. To be honest (...)
We’re not historians, but when we’re stuck indoors, we are. This is my attempt at a convoluted rhyme scheme relevant to our current moment in time. Sure, I failed, but that’s only because I’m trying to mimic some of (...)
Happy Quarantine, chillheads! There's no doubt about it. The coronavirus pandemic is affecting our day-to-day lives on an unprecedented scale. There are, however, upsides to the collapse of modern society as we know it. With social distancing (...)
The term 'jazz' is a bit strange, at this point. It's practically synonymous with bougie, upscale class and polite society, meant for dinner parties and as inoffensive easy listening. It's a far cry from its truly revolutionary roots, born out of brothels (...)
Columbus-based indie artist brakence has been making Spotify-curated-playlist waves. On March 26th, he released punk2, a lyric driven album filled with quirky production choices and melodies that evoke sensibilities of Bon Iver (..)
Hi, everybody. How are y'all holding up in these crazy, crazy times? As for me, I've been keeping my mind as active as ever with music, music, and more music. From watching live streams (TIL: Zoom is freaking AWESOME!) to listening to and (...)
While we need to stay inside for the sake of our physical health and the physical health of others, it's also essential we look after our mental health during this period of quarantine. It's not easy being away from friends and family and having our (...)
Here at We Are: The Guard, we love us some of those great love songs. And it’s easy to just think of the classics (“I Will Always Love You,” “Baby Love,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” “All You Need Is Love”) (...)