Alternative Rock

SONTALK – ‘Stay Wild’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Dustin Condren Comedy legend Carl Reiner used the term “The Hey May” to identify the moment at the beginning of a half-hour sitcom where they would introduce the episode’s premise and (hopefully) compel viewers to stay tuned (i.e. men who saw it would yell “Hey May!” to their wives and invite them to… 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

Gary Clark Jr. : All Skills, No Frills

  Photo Credit: Ben Kaye Viewers who tuned into Saturday Night Live over Presidents’ Day weekend saw Alec Baldwin’s Trump impression, guest host Don Cheadle’s monologue and a sketch about a talking dessert cake pleading to be euthanized. After that, they watched the week’s musical guest, Gary Clark Jr. perform his new song “Pearl Cadillac.”… Read more

Rival Sons – ‘Feral Roots’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Tony Mott In decades past, the way that it worked was relatively simple: if a band sold records, it pretty much went without saying that they also sold concert tickets, and vice versa. However, nearly a score into the new century, this dynamic has been replaced with an almost church-and-state division, with rock… Read more

Fever 333: Bringing Community, Charity, and Change to the World

  Photo Credit: Chuck Marcus Hailing from Inglewood, California, the rap/rock band Fever 333 is making artistic moves in the music industry. Fever 333 is composed of three members: Jason Aalon Butler, Stephen Harrison, and Aric Improta. The members have history from other bands: Letlive, The Chariot, and Night Verses respectively. Fever 333 is a… Read more

The 1975 – ‘An Inquiry Into Online Relationships’ Album Review

Photo Credit: JAELYN HAWKEN, ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships is the third edgy installment to The 1975’s discography. Featuring the combination of 80s-esque synth patches and lyrical content pertaining to modern-day societal issues, there is a deeper theme than what is to be expected of a The 1975 album. The album… Read more