Statement from the Editor of Scholastic Perspectives FKA Madness To Creation

I have missed all of you, it has been weeks(literally) since I've made a post.  I wanted to issue a statement for the relaunch. Due to my vision, I have decided to put Madness To Creation to bed.  It was a good starting point, but then I realized that we were doing things that literally … Continue reading Statement from the Editor of Scholastic Perspectives FKA Madness To Creation

(Highlight Reel): Juno Award Winning Alt-Rockers DEAR ROUGE Educates Us on Social Media Usage with “Fake Fame”

Editor's Note:  Here at Scholastic Perspectives, we'll be examining social media usage and its impact on students coming up.  As an educator, one thing I've noticed is missing is the lack of digital citizenship that is being taught towards our students.  Because of this, students aren't socialized like they should be and major cyberbullying issues … Continue reading (Highlight Reel): Juno Award Winning Alt-Rockers DEAR ROUGE Educates Us on Social Media Usage with “Fake Fame”

(Highlight Reel): An Educator Looks at JON STANCER and his Pedagogy on Climate Change and Toronto Music Scene

Contributor's Note:  Welcome to the brand new Scholastic Perspectives where "We Gon' Learn."  In this "Highlight Reel" edition, we took a few minutes to talk to Toronto artist Jon Stancer about climate change and the Toronto music scene along with a tinge on mental health awareness.  In his work, Jon created a song that will … Continue reading (Highlight Reel): An Educator Looks at JON STANCER and his Pedagogy on Climate Change and Toronto Music Scene

(Concert Therapy Reviews): “Drugs In California” Tour featuring TRANSVIOLET Live at Studio B at Skyway Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota (10/4/2021)

It was a beautiful Sunday night in Minneapolis packed with just incredible music and a lovely atmosphere in my second hometown.  Transviolet headlined the "Drugs In California" tour with Lorelei Marcell and an exclusive opening set performance by local Minneapolis garage punk band Vial.  Personally, I love it when a local band gets an opportunity … Continue reading (Concert Therapy Reviews): “Drugs In California” Tour featuring TRANSVIOLET Live at Studio B at Skyway Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota (10/4/2021)

(Behind The Yearbook Podcast Season 2 Ep. 35): Sarah McTaggart of TRANSVIOLET

Editor's Note:  Welcome to the rebranding of what is now Scholastic Perspectives!  The reason for the rebranding, to combine education, mental health and my love for the music business all under one umbrella.  I felt Madness To Creation was getting stagnant and I wasn't feeling it, now I'm feeling this and welcoming this change.  As … Continue reading (Behind The Yearbook Podcast Season 2 Ep. 35): Sarah McTaggart of TRANSVIOLET

(Madness To Creation Podcast Season 2 Ep. 34): Mike Score of A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5zqRlA1zjSVECO1wQXVUbI?si=6f74f36852774ebc Editor's Note:  Mike Score of legendary 80's New Wave band A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS joined the Madness To Creation Podcast for the second season and 34th episode to talk about their latest offering entitled "String Theory."  This record is a reimagination of their classics and fan favorites including "Say You Love Me", "Space Age … Continue reading (Madness To Creation Podcast Season 2 Ep. 34): Mike Score of A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS

(Madness To Creation Podcast Season 2 Ep. 33): Viral TikTok Hip-Hop Artist COWBOY MUGSHOT

Editor's Note:  We brought on an artist that has gone viral on TikTok, mostly for his Taco Bell prank, but he's well on his way to becoming a viral sensation on TikTok and Instagram.  This artist is Cowboy Mugshot.  Cowboy Mugshot really opened up as we got going on the Madness To Creation Podcast, talking … Continue reading (Madness To Creation Podcast Season 2 Ep. 33): Viral TikTok Hip-Hop Artist COWBOY MUGSHOT

(Madness To Creation Podcast Season 2 Ep. 32): Rob Morrison of THE BOOKLIGHTS

https://open.spotify.com/episode/18EbxFOG9Oa0jnAkWRyBVE?si=de77e9ec59094ce3 Editor's Note:  Rob Morrison of New York based folk/Americana band The Booklights recently appeared on the Madness To Creation Podcast.  We get into how I compared them to The Band and Fleetwood Mac, along with their songs and the stories behind the songs on their latest record "Into A Ball."  It was a meaningful … Continue reading (Madness To Creation Podcast Season 2 Ep. 32): Rob Morrison of THE BOOKLIGHTS

(Mental Health Conversations): Matt Mucerino of CROSSING I’S DOTTING T’S

Editor's Note:  Matt Mucerino of Crossing I's Dotting T's converses with Madness To Creation to talk about mental health, music and their latest EP.  Crossing I's Dotting T's, out of Costa Mesa, California, recently released their EP, which is one of the most heartfelt EP's I've heard in quite sometime.  Their self-titled EP was inspired … Continue reading (Mental Health Conversations): Matt Mucerino of CROSSING I’S DOTTING T’S