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Logic – ‘No Pressure’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Rozette Rago Logic’s retirement album, or so he says (I’d like to stay in denial for the rest of this review, thanks), sees the rapper seek his roots. Collaborating with co-executive producer No I.D. , he produces a much-needed redemptive compilation of songs that will endure the test of time due to the… Read more

Stand Atlantic – ‘Pink Elephant’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Brandon Lung At the beginning 2020 (a period which we’ve all already developed a great deal of nostalgia for), Sydney, Australia band Stand Atlantic made quite a bit of noise with their single “Shh!,” which is included here on their second full-length album Pink Elephant. The song provides what’s essentially a crash course in the band’s sound: it opens with a stomping beat, introduces a verse… Read more

BLACKPINK: Dominating the World of K-Pop

Photo Credit: Roger Kisby/Stringer/Getty Images BLACKPINK is a South Korean girl group consisted of four members: Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rose. They made their debut in 2016 and have created a memorable name for themselves within the music industry. The group came together under the watchful management of YG Entertainment. With hot tracks that pull… 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

Muluma: Latin America’s Rising Heartthrob

Photo Credit: Raynner “Phraa” Alba Maluma is a rising musician from Columbia. His style of music combines reggaeton with electronic, pop, and trap influences. With a long list of collaborations with Madonna, Ricky Martin, JLo, and more, this popular artist is creating music for the long-term. Maluma was born on January 28, 1994, as Juan… Read more

Neck Deep – ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Steve Gullick On their fourth album, All Distortions are Intentional, Wrexham, Wales rock band Neck Deep gives us a little bit of everything. Well, maybe not everything, but certainly a lot, and they tend to give us quite a bit more than we might expect on quite a number of the album’s twelve tracks. This dedication to musical flexibility is apparent… Read more

2014 Throwback Gallery: Self Help Fest

‘Self Help Fest’ at Festival Pier Penn’s Landing 2014 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Motionless in White Bring Me The Horizon The Story So Far The Wonder Years August Burns Red Crown The Empire  Photography by: Steve Trager    

2014 Throwback Gallery: The Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival

The ‘Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival’ 2014 Camden, New Jersey Escape The Fate Buck Cherry Godsmack Skillet Seether Pop Evil 3 Years Hollow Within Reason Sons of Revelry Rewind The Crisis  Photography by: Steve Trager

The Chicks – ‘Gaslighter’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Liz Collins The Chicks’ eighth album originally was going to be an easy record of covers, a wham-bam compilation that took less effort to put out than the accolades it would no doubt receive, fulfilling their seven-album contract with Sony’s Columbia Records and allowing them to move on. After the barn-storming stampede of… Read more

Clinton Kane: Joining Forces with Martin Garixx for a Breakout Year in Music

Photo Credit: Daniel Prakopcyk Clinton was born in Norway on November 26, 1998. His family initially moved to the U.K. before relocating to Australia. Living around the world, he taught himself how to play the guitar, piano, and drums. Clinton first came online via YouTube in 2016. In an uploaded video, the young creative sat… Read more