Bands U Should Know: FAULKNER

by Erika Kellerman, Senior Communication and Media major.  Lucas Asher, Eric Scullin, Dimitri Farougias, and Christian Hogan make up Faulkner. The bi-coastal band from California and New York City has been together since 2013. I was recently able to talk to Dimitri Farougias, the bass player and mastermind behind the bassline in Faulkner’s newest single “Hot Streak.” Farougias was born in a small town near Athens, Greece. He was 12 years old when he started playing music. “I was studying classical guitar when my friends asked me to join their small band” he said. He picked up a bass not … Continue reading Bands U Should Know: FAULKNER

Bands U Should Know: WHO HIT ME

By Erika Kellerman, Senior Communication and Media major. Rex Larkman, 21, (drums, vocals) and Drew Burns, 26, (lead vocals, guitar) started Who Hit Me in 2015. They later added Steve Wright, 20, and Jon Gonzales, 21, to complete their band. The four reside in Cleveland, Ohio. Who Hit Me is described as “Guitar Hero Rock.” “If that’s not a reason to check us out, I don’t know what is.” Burns said. Larkman and Burns met on Craigslist. “I’ve known Drew for 4 years now,” said Larkman. “Craigslist works sometimes, I guess. I was in a few other projects with Steve … Continue reading Bands U Should Know: WHO HIT ME

CCMG Cypher Premier

By Erika Kellerman, Communication and Media major Edited by: Bri Griffith, Creative Writing major This is CCMG’s latest video, premiering here on The Carlow Chronicle:   Rap is always changing. People of every race, gender, sexuality, etc. have a place in the scene. With new technology and social media websites, people now have the ability to build studios at home. Avoiding spending thousands of dollars to record in-session with producers is the norm in 2017, considering anyone can upload and stream their own mixtapes to keep up with mainstream artists and their music. Alex Stumpf, 21-year old from Latrobe, PA, … Continue reading CCMG Cypher Premier

A Message: From One Fan to Another, and to the Artists We Love

By Erika Kellerman, Communication and Media Senior, and Bri Griffith, Creative Writing Senior Chester Bennington committed suicide a few days ago, just months after Chris Cornell. Fans used their music as an escape. Their fans have loved their bands for years. Both singers were the reason a lot of their fans are alive today, and both struggled with mental illnesses themselves. Artists battle their mental illnesses, but instead of just being surrounded by their families and friends, they have the media and the rest of the world watching and waiting for them to fall. Artists go from touring months and months … Continue reading A Message: From One Fan to Another, and to the Artists We Love