Pop Rock

Bastille – ‘Doom Days’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Sarah Louise Bennett The London four-piece band Bastille certainly started out promisingly enough a couple of years ago, with their debut album Bad Blood (they even beat Taylor Swift to the use of that title), punctuated by the refreshingly terrific single “Pompeii,” which deservedly went Top Five in the U.S. and achieved triple… 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

The Band CAMINO: The Path a Band Took

Photo Credit: Facebook @TheBandCamino Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, The Band CAMINO, is an alternative rock band that consists of three people: Jeffery Jordan (lead vocalist and guitarist), Spencer Stewart (guitar and backing vocals), and Graham Rowell (bass). While attending the University of Memphis, Graham and Jeffery started playing around with the idea of making music…. Read more

HUNNY: Stirring The Indie Pop Rock Pot

Photo Credit: Facebook @hunnytheband The irony radar which we all like to think we possess seems to become less effective as time wears on, and music videos like “Rebel Red” by the band HUNNY certainly don’t help matters. It’s hard to tell just how serious they are with this low-fi production in which lead singer… Read more

The Aces – ‘When My Heart Felt Volcanic’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Daniel Mendoza The Aces are an all female alternative pop group from Utah busting into the scene with their debut album, When My Heart Felt Volcanic. This 47-minute selection features funky rhythm guitar, tight vocal harmonies and loads of reverb. The first track on the album, “Volcanic Love” really sets the tone of… Read more

Lovelytheband – ‘Finding It Hard to Smile’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Tape and Glue Music Indie pop band Lovelytheband released their debut studio album Finding It Hard to Smile on August 3, 2018. The American based band formed in 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Composed of three performers, Mitchy Collins leads on vocals with Jordan Greenwald as the guitarist, and Sam Price as the… Read more

COIN: The Youth of Indie

Photo Credit: David O’Donohue A modern take on new wave, COIN is a splash of paint on the canvas of indie pop heaven. Lyrically direct and musically ambitious, they hold the foreground of the indie/alt scene with poise and affability. Their self titled debut album, COIN, was released in 2015 via Columbia Records. The band’s second… Read more

A R I Z O N A – ‘Cold Nights // Summer Days’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Jake Posner A R I Z O N A is a fairly new pop rock band who have one main album and many singles. Their main album, Gallery is a 38-minute exploration into several different vibes. From song to song, there is a shift from more upbeat and high energy pieces to slowed… Read more

LANY – ‘Malibu Nights’ Album Review

Photo Credit: James Logan Courier LANY’s latest release of music brings struggle and heartbreak to forefront with Malibu Nights. This dreamy album deals with emotions that are an unfortunate reality for many people. After an intense tour, the group produced their second album in 45 days. LANY has captured the ears of fans since they… Read more