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Album Review: GARAGEB&

Album Review: GARAGEB&

Morgan Bluma, Web Staffer

April 22, 2019

The Neighbourhood’s front man, Jesse Rutherford, just released his second solo album titled “GARAGEB&” on April 12. The Neighbourhood is an alternative pop/ rock band that have always made some pretty exciting tunes. I have been a fan of them since I can remember to be honest. My very first...

Review: HVOB- Rocco

Review: HVOB- Rocco

Shannon Durazo

April 5, 2019

The mention of the “electro-pop” genre may garner a distinctive foul look from any Moroder or Kraftwerk purist, brought on by the troubling remembrance that hit-makers like Calvin Harris or worse—The Chainsmokers are considered members of the genre. Despite this assumption, the reality is modern...

Review: LIIly – I Can Fool Anybody in This Town EP

Review: LIIly – I Can Fool Anybody in This Town EP

Jalen Lesly

April 4, 2019

While I tend to categorically reject the notion that any extremely popular genre of music can ever really “die,” I do concede that for a while now, rock has been stuck between itself and a hard place. It would seem that the pop music zeitgeist has long since fallen out of line with rock sensibilities;...

Review: Better Oblivion Community Center

Review: Better Oblivion Community Center

Jacob Tracey

April 3, 2019

2018 shaped up to be the year of unexpected duos blowing critics and listeners minds alike! From Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper to Kanye West & Kid Cudi, great minds came together all last year to create beautiful and stunning albums. Continuing that trend into 2019, alternative and indie music have...

Review: ROIDZ – Fight Night

Review: ROIDZ – Fight Night

Gwyn Morgan

April 2, 2019

Following a two-year hiatus, New Zealand punk recording project Roidz returned to the music scene last month with their new album, FIGHT NIGHT. The album is a departure from their previous work in purpose and sound, combining gritty garage punk and dreamy indie pop to convey what songwriter Daniel Smith...

Album Review: Lawrence Rotham – I Know I’ve Been Wrong, But Can We Talk?

Album Review: Lawrence Rotham – I Know I’ve Been Wrong, But Can We Talk?

Shannon Durazo

December 4, 2018

Lawrence Rotham- I Know I've Been Wrong, but Can We Talk? (Downtown) [art-pop/alt-electro] In a polished new six-song EP, Lawrence Rotham uses upbeat synth-pop numbers to tackle the most downbeat of topics. From close friend Bobby’s, who the album is dedicated to, untimely suicide in May, to their paren...

Vera Sola- Shades

Vera Sola- Shades

Olivia Heitz, Music Staffer

November 17, 2018

Recommended: 2, 6, 8,9; RIYL: Zella Day, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Vera Sola is here with her unique distinctly southern vibe, chilling vocals, and acoustic guitars in her first album Shades, through her label, Spectraphonic. Drawing on folk, southern, and indie styles, she tells a story...

REVIEW: Swearin’ – Fall into the Sun

REVIEW: Swearin’ – Fall into the Sun

Solenne Smith, Music Staffer

November 16, 2018

RIYL: Cloud Nothings, Waxahatchee, Tacocat After going on a brief hiatus from 2013, Swearin’ came back and is better than ever with their new album Fall Into the Sun. It’s almost like they took this time off to take what they were and become that but more confident and innovative than before. ...

REVIEW: Shad-A Short Story About A War

REVIEW: Shad-A Short Story About A War

Jessica Firmin, Music Staffer

November 13, 2018

RIYL: Childish Gambino, De La Soul, Fashawn, Arrested Development You've probably heard of Shadrach Kabango, a.k.a. Shad, if you've seen his award-winning documentary series Hip-Hop Evolution on Netflix. A Short Story About A War is the Canadian rapper’s first album since 2013. The album lives up to S...

REVIEW: The Jack Moves – Free Money

REVIEW: The Jack Moves – Free Money

Wesley Dankwa, Music Staffer

November 11, 2018

RIYL: Steve Lacy, Matt Martians, Sly and The Family Stone, Funkadelic, Roy Ayers Free Money is the sophomore album released on Everloving Records of duo, The Jack Moves. Made up of Zee Desmondes (vocals and guitar) and Teddy Powell (vocals, instrumentalist, and producer). The duo hones their classic ...

REVIEW: Antarctigo Vespucci – Love in the Time of E-mail

REVIEW: Antarctigo Vespucci – Love in the Time of E-mail

Drew Dawson

November 8, 2018

Sometimes you have to embrace your angst and listen to some music that brings it out in you. For me, Antarctigo Vespucci is the perfect trip for a shitty day. Sometimes pop punk ends up being heavier punk than pop or vice versa, but their new album Love in the Time of E-mail is surprisingly balanced...

REVIEW: All Them Witches – ATW

REVIEW: All Them Witches – ATW

August Greenberg

November 7, 2018

All Them Witches spend their newest album, ATW, diving deep into their country roots. The Nashville-based group has been releasing music since 2012, developing a unique hard rock take on traditional blues rock. But on ATW the group dives headfirst into a distinctly rural sound. The lyrical themes and m...

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