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Monday, May 29, 2017

Flying Lotus Breathes New Life Into Music with “You’re Dead!”

The music industry has faced its fair share of death over the years. Whether it’s the loss of musical pioneers like hip-hop producer J-Dilla, the death of musical platforms such as the album, or...

Matt Skiba at the Barn

Alkaline Trio was one of the many pop-punk bands to ride the tidal wave of 90s popularity to mainstream success, but among the few who made it out alive. Whereas most of their contemporaries...

TLC “20” Album Review

This brings me back. TLC’s “20” marks the 20-year anniversary of the group’s career. Music has made many shifts and changes, but one thing is clear: TLC still remains the top-selling all-girl group ever,...

The Winter Sounds “Runner” Review

Potential. It’s what a lot of your favorite indie bands show glimpses of, but never quite realize. This is the gist of The Winter Sound’s third album “Runner.” It never quite puts you over...

Under the Radar: Issue 09

Artist: Crying Crying is a New York-based rock trio consisting of vocalist Elaiza Santos, guitarist and keyboardist Ryan Galloway and drummer Nick Corbo. Once a chiptune act, the band has recently seen a drastic evolvement...

The posthumous record we’ve all been waiting for

First off, let’s address the elephant in the room. This is not another cash grab attempt exploiting the reputation of J Dilla. This is an album he wanted to release back in 2002 to...

Arca’s new album mutates into something great

With credits ranging from Yeezus to FKA twigs to Bjork, the Venezuelan-born producer Alejandro Ghersi has had an unusual career, walking the line between mainstream and underground production. He’s injected his albums with his...

Radiohead, sonic transformation and “moon shaped pool” of defeat

Radiohead fans are weird. As raving, rabid ones ourselves, we can tell you that upon hearing that their website was slowly disappearing, we logged on and watched it disappear in real time over the...

Logic’s new album is illogical

Maryland-based hip hop artist Logic's second studio album "The Incredible True Story" is a lyrically heavy concept album that touches on a variety of different themes. His previous album, "Under Pressure" actually debuted at...

Acapella group Pentatonix brings back the Christmas spirit

Acapella music isn’t something people listen to on a regular basis, partially because they’ve probably never listened to Pentatonix. Pentatonix is five-person Grammy Award-winning acapella group who recently released a new Christmas album titled,...