Reviews

LSD – ‘Labrinth, Sia & Diplo Present…LSD’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Press/Juco LSD is an electro pop supergroup comprised of Labrinth, Sia, and Diplo. Hailing from Britain, Australia, and America respectively, this eclectic group of musicians has taken over the electronic scene with high expectations and an already established fan base. Releasing hits throughout 2018, Diplo and company built momentum, dropping several singles and… Read more

Simple Creatures – ‘Strange Love’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Twitter @simplecreatures Simple Creatures is a self-proclaimed “trash pop” supergroup based out of Los Angeles, California. The band features Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 and Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low. Following an extensive joint tour in 2016, the duo met auspiciously in the studio. As mutual fans of each other’s work, their collaborative… Read more

The Maine – ‘You Are OK’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Dirk Mai The Maine is an alternative pop-rock band from Tempe, Arizona. Formed in 2007, John O’Callaghan and company signed with Fearless Records and recorded their debut EP Stay Up, Get Down. Following lineup changes, the band eventually finalized its roster, releasing their first LP, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, in 2008. Eleven years… Read more

Khalid – ‘Free Spirit’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Twitter @thegreatkhalid Khalid is a fascinating artist. He seeks approval but doesn’t want praise. His music can be emotionally complex, but easy to enjoy. He admits he’s disconnected at times, but is completely self-aware. All of this is played out and painted like a beautiful canvas through his music, especially on his sophomore effort Free… Read more

Julia Michaels – ‘Inner Monologue Part 1’ EP Review

Inner Monologue Part 1 by Julia Michaels is “Relationship 101” and the star ghostwriter-turned-singer is absolutely masterful at explaining her self-proclaimed complicated ways throughout this mini LP. Many know Michaels from her 2017 top 10 breakout hit single “Issues”, however the once shy Iowa native has been a behind the scenes mastermind for nearly a… Read more

Kehlani – ‘While We Wait’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Emma McIntyre / Getty West side’s, Oakland, California princess, Kehlani gave birth to her first baby girl named Adeya, and dropped her fourth project. Making this her third mixtape and first EP since SweetSexySavage. The singer-songwriter, record producer, and dancer titled this EP While We Wait. While We Wait, gives its listeners great soulful… Read more

Bring Me The Horizon – ‘Amo’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Facebook @BMTHOfficial Bring Me The Horizon is a metalcore band from Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Their debut album, Count Your Blessings, was released in 2006, to critical acclaim. Signed to RCA records, the band began an evolution that has led them to their current nu-metal sound, incorporating aspects of electronica, pop, and hip-hop, into… Read more

Badflower – ‘OK, I’M SICK’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Twitter @Badflower On their debut release, OK, I’M SICK, Los Angeles four-piece Badflower exhibit an array of symptoms that one might not expect to find on the same musical medical chart, particularly the influence of 90s and early 2000s bands ranging from Nine Inch Nails to Fountains of Wayne (remember “Stacey’s Mom?”) to… Read more

Julian Lage – ‘Love Hurts’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Nathan West Julian Lage is a jazz guitarist that works his rock and blues roots into music in extremely masterful ways. Lage’s new album, Love Hurts, is no exception to his skill and mastery. While this album is instrumental jazz, it is extremely palatable to all listeners who enjoy music. Compared to his… Read more

Kacey Musgraves – ‘Golden Hour’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Eric Ray Davidson Golden Hour by Kacey Musgraves is a country pop album released back in 2018 with a very interesting character to it. Calling the album Golden Hour is an understatement to the aura that it projects onto the listener. This album features strings, multiple vocal synths and tons of reverb. To… Read more