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Why We Still Need SoundCloud

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When SoundCloud was founded in 2007, it was not necessarily the first streaming service of its kind. Before, there was YouTube and Napster, but what made SoundCloud different was its devotion to creativity. In its initial form, not only was streaming completely free, but also entirely user-friendly. Laissez-faire copyright laws made it easy for unsigned artists (specifically DJs) to post original remixes of popular tracks, which allowed listeners to fall for the romantic notion that maybe music can be free. Now, after a decade, the Berlin-based streaming service has taken quite a few blows—a few of which have steered it away from this original idea of free creativity. However, a closer look at its original values shows why we still need SoundCloud. 

Cliche Magazine is Now Welcoming Summer Interns!

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Calling all writers, editors, and designers! We are now welcoming new interns to join our team and contribute to our monthly issues and blog this summer! If you love to write about topics related to popular culture, are interested in editing, or if you are simply trying to break into the magazine industry, then an internship ...

Is Vinyl Dead?

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Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons The recent album release of Wings Over America was released in both vinyl and as a CD. Additionally, NBCNews airs an ad on Roku about a vinyl collector. Yes, vinyl is still being purchased, and yes, Wings Over America is not the only vinyl album still being released. And yes, ...

What’s Your Favorite Social Network?

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When Instagram first became popular I thought, “Not another social network, this is getting ridiculous.” Later, I did my homework, joined the site and realized that Instagram is both entertaining and a great way to promote businesses. If you compare Facebook and Twitter with Instagram, you may find that they share many of the same similarities. ...

The Magic of Pixar

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The magic of Pixar is that it never gets old.  Sure, there might have been some questionable ideas like Cars 2, but all of Pixar’s films are commercially successful. As a whole, the company holds a Rotten Tomatoes score of 89%.  Since the company released Toy Story, its first feature film, in 1995, it has won 27 Academy ...

The Buzz About BB Cream

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Lately, everyone has been talking about BB Creams. Some have even been calling it a “miracle in a tube.” In response to this increasing demand, both high-end cosmetic lines and drugstore skincare brands have recently released a slew of BB Creams, all claiming to minimize your beauty routine and maximize skincare benefits. In essence, BB ...

Epic: A Family Classic

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Recently, I saw the film Epic. I knew before sitting down that I would be watching a new take on old ideas. From the trailers, I thought the film would be like Arthur and The Invisibles, or FernGully: The Last Rainforest. In a way, it was. It dealt with a human being turned into a smaller ...

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Covers: Anand Desai-Barochia and Britney Young
Inside, cover star Britney Young talks about her role on GLOW and Anand Desai-Barochia talks about his role on The Outpost, breaking through barriers, and much more!
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