Reviews

nothing,nowhere. – ‘Trauma Factory’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Dan Brown nothing,nowhere.’s latest album Trauma Factory offers a fresh take on what it means to be human. The introspective album follows a compilation of fan favorites reimagined released in 2020 and a collaborative EP with Travis Barker from blink-182 that hit stores in 2019. This new project from Joe Mulherin maintained the… Read more

Justin Bieber – ‘Justice’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Rory Kramer Justin Bieber rose to fame in 2009 at 15-years-old with his debut EP, My World. From there, Bieber rose to startling new heights which lead to a peak for his fourth album, Purpose. After a mental health break following the subsequent ‘Purpose’ tour, he decided to start making music again by… Read more

Nick Jonas – ‘Spaceman’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Anthony Mandler Nick Jonas has never been a stranger to the spotlight. From about the age of 13-years-old, he’s been making music from his first album in 2005, Nicholas Jonas, to rising to stardom in the Jonas Brothers with brothers Joe and Kevin. During the Jonas Brothers’ hiatus and subsequent break, Nick Jonas… Read more

Drake – ‘Scary Hours 2’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Drake via Instagram If there is an artist that can make you feel their music in all facets, it’s Drake. Ever the pleaser, The OVO head honcho dropped Scary Hours 2 literally in the wee hours of All Star weekend. This latest effort is a sequel to 2018’s Scary Hours EP, which marks… Read more

A Day To Remember – ‘You’re Welcome’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Jimmy Fontaine Calling an album You’re Welcome, a title that essentially suggests that the band expects everyone to thank them for it, takes either a sizable amount of overconfidence or a very well honed sense of irony. It’s a bit hard to determine just which of the two it is in the case… Read more

MOD SUN – ‘Internet Killed the Rockstar’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Nathan James Late last year rapper Machine Gun Kelly made the switch over to rock ‘n’ roll (electric guitar strapped on, the whole spiel) and title of the resulting album, Tickets to my Downfall, wound up being ironic after it became his highest-charting to date. Now, another MC whose physical appearance, like that… Read more

Kings of Leon – ‘When You See Yourself’ Album Review

Photo Credit: RCA Records On When You See Yourself, their first new album in five years (and eighth studio effort overall), Kings of Leon offer up fifty minutes of tight, mature, intelligent rock ‘n’ roll, most of which can be described as “atmospheric” but almost none of which comes off as incidental. The marathon-titled opening… Read more

Kid Cudi – ‘Man on the Moon III: The Chosen’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Pamela Littky Man On The Moon III: The Chosen is the seventh studio album by Cleveland bred rapper Kid Cudi, and it feels like when your favorite rock band reunites and their stage costumes don’t quite fit well anymore.  Bummer right? Their pants are either too tight or not loose enough by today’s… Read more

Giveon – ‘When It’s All Said And Done’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Obidi Nzeribe Giveon, born Giveon Dezmann Evans, started his career as an R&B cover artist in Long Beach, California. The mellow young man with his velvet deep voice uses his real name on stage, it was chosen by his mother with the hope and intention that he’ll be the kind of person that… Read more

Florida Georgia Line – ‘Life Rolls On’ Album Review

Photo Credit: John Shearer “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Florida Georgia Line found their comfort zone in 2012 with “Cruise”, and have seemingly lived by that motto ever since. The duo of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelly offer up 16 “new” tracks on their fifth-studio album, Life Goes On. Out of these tracks,… Read more