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About Meredith Connelly

Meredith Connelly is a freelance writer who has been with Noiseporn and Symphonic Distribution for the past three years. She mainly writes editorial content focusing on music news and music in pop culture, but also produces the occasional feature article on what’s new and now in the world of EDM. When she is not scouring the web for topic ideas, Meredith can be found indulging her peculiar music taste—which ranges from Japanese idol-metal to deep house and back again—or unsuccessfully trying to convince herself to work on her novel about 1940s housewives combatting the zombie apocalypse.
Latest Posts | By Meredith Connelly
Yaeji: The Korean-American DJ You Need to Know
23 hours ago

Yaeji: The Korean-American DJ You Need to Know

America’s view of music in foreign languages, and of Korean music in particular, is limited—a long, narrow tunnel you can only traverse in a single file. If we were touring …
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Eminem’s “The Storm” Fires Back at Trump
23 hours ago

Eminem’s “The Storm” Fires Back at Trump

Rapper Eminem is known for being deliberately controversial. His songs have often poked fun at celebrities, current events, and social ills, referencing everything from Dick Cheney to mental illness and …
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Rock Legend Tom Petty Dies at 66
2 weeks ago

Rock Legend Tom Petty Dies at 66

After a week punctuated by the deadliest mass shooting in the history of the United States, it may be difficult to step back from the tragedy to acknowledge smaller, quieter events …
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Tidal Plans Benefit Concert for Victims of Natural Disasters
3 weeks ago

Tidal Plans Benefit Concert for Victims of Natural Disasters

Music has the power to bring communities and people from all walks of life together in support of a common, unified cause. Whether that cause is political, social, or emotional …
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Censorship and Gender: The Banned Dances of K-Pop
4 weeks ago

Censorship and Gender: The Banned Dances of K-Pop

Say what you will about the current administration or about efforts to suppress various media outlets, but we in the United States do experience true freedom of press to a …
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Event Safety a Rising Concern: U2 and Ed Sheeran Cancel Shows in Response to St. Louis Riots
4 weeks ago

Event Safety a Rising Concern: U2 and Ed Sheeran Cancel Shows in Response to St. Louis Riots

In the wake of terror-driven incidents, drug-related casualties, and acts of violence, many people have lost some of their former confidence in the level of personal safety one can expect …
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PRODUCERGIRLS Empowers Aspiring Female Producers
1 month ago

PRODUCERGIRLS Empowers Aspiring Female Producers

It’s no secret that women can often have a hard time breaking into the music industry, a professional sphere which is, like so many others, dominated by men. Whether it’s …
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MTV Announces Return of TRL, Big Changes on Way
2 months ago

MTV Announces Return of TRL, Big Changes on Way

MTV used to stand for music television. It was the premier venue for the debut of the phenomenon which is the music video, the setting that made iconic ’80s videos from …
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Streaming Services Remove White Supremacist Content
2 months ago

Streaming Services Remove White Supremacist Content

For many Americans, the news cycle and social media may make it seem as if we, as a society, are taking a collective step backward. Racism, religious intolerance, xenophobia—all these …
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Atomic Blonde Soundtrack Breathes New Life Into ’80s Synth-pop
2 months ago

Atomic Blonde Soundtrack Breathes New Life Into ’80s Synth-pop

Everyone loves a good ’80s flashback, but a good ’80s flashback shaken (not stirred) with spy shenanigans, monochromatic shoulder padded fashion eye candy, and Charlize Theron beating the snot out of random …
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