Reviews

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

Jacob Banks – ‘Village’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Jacob Banks Listening to Village by Jacob Banks was an interesting and enjoyable experience from a harmonic and texture standpoint. The album starts off with the track “Chainsmoking” which is a rerecorded version of a tune that put Banks on the map with his 2017 EP, The Boy Who Cried Freedom. The addictive… Read more

Ariana Grande – ‘thank u, next’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Instagram @arianagrande Ariana Grande, America’s pop sweetheart, and currently the most followed profile on Instagram at 147-million and counting, just released her fifth studio album titled thank u, next. This album came as a surprise to some fans because she released her fourth studio album titled Sweetener just six months prior. Well, apparently… Read more

Anderson .Paak – ‘Oxnard’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Katie Spoleti Long awaited fans of the multi-talented jack-of-all-trades, drummer, producer, writer, and rapper, Anderson .Paak were nothing less than excited to blast the latest creation from the unique and one of a kind artist. Oxnard is his third studio album, but his first album release from his mentor, Dr. Dre’s label, Aftermath… Read more

‘The Masked Singer’ – Season One Review

  Last week, when the Fox series The Masked Singer wrapped up its first season after eight weeks, many breathed a sigh of relief. Not because the suspense of learning the identity of every last one of the disguised celebrities was finally over, but rather because some seem to believe that the show somehow represents… Read more

Steve Aoki – ‘Neon Future III’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Drew Ressler Neon Future III, the third installment of the Neon Future series, feels weakly themed, without enough context to make it a concept album. Instead, popular culture plays the main lead in guiding the listener through a digital escape of pitch bending bass synths and free-hinged lyrical hooks. The album starts off… Read more