caitlin-tremblay

I work at Thomson Reuters in NYC and I'm a 2011 graduate of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. I could live off of Ring Pops and cucumbers and I still pay for music. I think tattoos, Chuck Klosterman, Rolling Stone, red pens, day planners and Shakespeare are rad. You can find me on Twitter (@CTrembz).

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Do you just want your pants back? MTV does.

MTV’s attempt to capture the hipster culture of Brooklyn is only marginally funny, but does adequately capture the Millennial problem – growing up while being drunk.

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Why Are We Still Obsessed With “American Idol”?

It’s still around, we’re still eerily drawn to Steven Tyler’s semi-inappropriate comments towards teenage girls and Randy’s “dawgs” while J.Lo sits there and tries to look hot enough to resurrect her career. But why??

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Festivals Go Mainstream, It’s Our Fault

What the hell happened to “The Music Festival?” What used to feel like a fun weekend full of awesome jams and awesome people, now feels like a douchey faux-fiesta worthy only of Natty Light chugging bros.

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TNGG’s Grammy Preview: Who will win?

Like it or not, the Grammys are back. And despite being the most overrated night in the music industry, its exposure on national television will give it major leverage over the musical trends for the next 365 days.

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REVIEW: Coldplay’s “Mylo Xyloto”

Coldplay’s newest is like when Facebook gives itself a facelift and everyone freaks out until they get used to it. Stop freaking out.

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10 Best Concept Albums, Ever

The concept album is the minstrel ballad of the 21st century, only less about the plague and more about disillusioned youth, glitter and sergeants named after spices.

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Ten Dream Musical Collaborations

Sometimes collaborations are a music fan’s dream come true, but others are simply cringe-worthy.

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Album Review: ‘Metals’ by Feist

If Woodstock had a summer of love one night stand with Lilith Fair, their illegitimate lovechild would sound exactly like Metals, the third LP by Canadian artist Feist.