Alternative

KennyHoopla: Reviving Alternative Rock on “ESTELLA//” Featuring Travis Barker

Photo Credit: Press/via YouTube KennyHoopla gained popularity from the singles like “Lost Cause” and “How Will I Rest in Peace If I’m Buried by a Highway.” This new age musician is bringing a sense of thoughtfulness to indie-rock with his songs. The Wisconsin-based artist expresses his emotions in a manner that relates to listeners. Kenneth… Read more

Taylor Swift – ‘Evermore’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Beth Garrabrant It’s easy to get excited about surprises. Kristen Wiig even loves surprises, and one has to think Taylor Swift was bitten by the bug (it’s not too hard to imagine Swift bingeing Wiig’s SNL routine over and over). Not even five months after the release of her first surprise record and… Read more

Peach Tree Rascals: The Genre-Bending Supergroup

Photo Credit: 10K Projects Peach Tree Rascals are a group based out of San Jose, California. The members are composed of Isaac Pech, Tarrek Abdel-Khaliq, Joseph Barros, Dominic Pizano, and Jorge Olazaba. In roughly two years, the group has established a strong digital presence via social media and streaming platforms. Their heartfelt songs blur the… Read more

Mod Sun: Breaking the Mold Through his Creative Ventures

Photo Credit: Anna Walters Derek Ryan Smith is professionally known as Mod Sun, which is an acronym for “Movement on Dreams, Stand under None.” Mod Sun has been in the music industry for years now through his discography, various visuals, and written projects. Derek was born on March 10, 1987 in Bloomington, Minnesota. For the… Read more

The Killers – ‘Imploding The Mirage’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Robert Ascroft Beginning with their 2004 debut album Hot Fuss and the classic singles “Somebody Told Me” and “Mr. Brightside”, the Killers became among the few actual rock bands who were launched in the twenty-first century to establish a major presence in popular culture and then more-or-less maintain it. The ‘80s influence was… Read more

Matt Maeson: A Rising Star on the Road to Recovery

Photo Credit: Alexis Gross Matt Maeson is a rising musician that has rose to the spotlight through singing about his heartfelt struggles. He was born on January 17, 1993 in Norfolk, Virginia. Matt was influenced by his parents who were musicians that began playing at Christian metal events. His family founded a Christian ministry around… Read more

LovelyTheBand – ‘Conversations with Myself About You’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Bianca Gerasia The West Hollywood trio Lovelytheband is stretching their muscles in the still fresh indie pop genre, aiming to make their voice heard during this sudden boom of the underground alternative movement. On their sophomore album Conversations with Myself About You, the band tries to enhance their sound and challenges the conventions… Read more

Taylor Swift – ‘Folklore’ Album Review

Photo credit: Beth Garrabrant The one thing 2020 was guaranteed not to deliver was another Taylor Swift album – it was a year ago that the singer released her seventh album, Lover, and fans are still deliberating over which song should have been the next radio single, campaigning with their usual fire-fueled ferocity for their… Read more

G-Eazy – ‘Everything’s Strange Here’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Lauren Dunn Quarantine, at least for G-Eazy, has been filled with “the opportunity to self-reflect, grow and evolve.” Emerged from the depths of his isolation, he comes bearing gifts: Everything’s Strange Here arrives after a delay stemmed from reading the room around international civil rights protests. Fittingly, this project is a protest in… Read more

Holly Humberstone: Anything but Overkill

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist Holly Humberstone is a musician from Grantham, England. She has quickly gained fans through utilizing her personal lyrics and storytelling. Growing up, Holly’s family encouraged her to explore her creativity. She took several music-based classes and started playing the piano. She would practice writing lyrics for a song and… Read more