Reviews

Evanescence – ‘The Bitter Truth’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Nick Fancher When Evanescence released their debut album Fallen in 2003, they were seen by many as an exercise in the sure-fire marketing strategy that was gender-bending. Specifically, they were seen as a female-fronted version of Linkin Park, one of the biggest bands of the time (even right now, if one Google-searches “bands… Read more

Hayley Williams – ‘FLOWERS for VASES / descansos’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Lindsey Byrnes Paramore vocalist Hayley Williams made her solo debut last year with the release Petals for Armor. The title was far from the most clever or endearing thing about it, as the singer explored a variety of styles ranging from dance pop to smooth jazz, while overall making the album feel classically… Read more

daydream Masi – ‘Movie Scenes’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Leeor Wild daydream Masi is his own man. The self-proclaimed romantic’s unique sense of style, keen sense of confidence, and a little dose of unapologetic swagger are what helped bring him to the mainstream with 2019’s Interscope debut Nightlife. You may have also heard his catchy single “Favorite Drug” featured as the melancholic… Read more

Lana Del Rey – ‘Chemtrails Over the Country Club’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Lanna Del Rey/YouTube Lana Del Rey, born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, gave the world her latest release and seventh studio album Chemtrails Over the Country Club, on March 19th. Opening the 11-track album is a piano intro and Lana’s breathy high vocals in “White Dress.” Right away, Lana sings about her younger self, being… Read more

Pink Sweat$ – ‘PINK PLANET’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Hubert Vestil Pink Sweat$, born David Bowden, dropped his debut album just a couple days before his 29th birthday. Pink Planet consists of 18 tracks, one of which features Kehlani for the remix of “At My Worst.” With his charming voice and unique vision, Pink won the “Best New Artist” nomination at last… Read more

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