Album Review

Pink – ‘Hurts 2B Human’ Album Review

Photo Credit : Pink / YouTube Alecia Moore, otherwise known as Pink, is not your typical pop star. Whether she is pushing boundaries for the die-hard rebels, getting sentimental with suburban soccer mom’s, or being an activist for LGBT rights, she is that girl! Fresh off of being honored with a star on the coveted… Read more

MARINA – ‘Love + Fear’ Album Review

Photo credit: Marina / YouTube If you aren’t an indie pop fan, Marina Diamandis might be the girl to make you one! Hailing from the goldmine of British pop stardom, London, the Welsh born triple threat singer-songwriter and producer, is finally making her way to the U.S. mainstream. After simmering for a few years locally,… Read more

The Damned Things – ‘High Crimes’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Travis Shinn About four-fifths of the way into “Cells,” the strong opening cut from The Damned Things’ second album High Crimes, lead singer Keith Buckley utters “guitar!” to verbally cue the solo from that same instrument, courtesy of Joe Trohman. This being hard rock, a guitar solo was about as inevitable as the… Read more

Anderson .Paak – ‘Ventura’ Album Review

Anderson .Paak has taken his fans and listeners on a ride up the California West Coast by releasing his fourth studio album Ventura after a short six months of releasing his third studio album Oxnard, and long time fans must admit, they are sitting back and enjoying the view. The two albums were recorded at… 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

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