Pop

Blackbear – ‘Everything Means Nothing’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Sam Dameshek Matthew Tyler Musto has worn many caps in his almost 14-year-old career, releasing album after album and solidifying himself as one of the most consistent artists in the industry. His latest album, Everything Means Nothing, is just an extension of the testament towards his undeterred commitment as an all-around productive musician…. Read more

Stand Atlantic – ‘Pink Elephant’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Brandon Lung At the beginning of 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 off of 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

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

Black Eyed Peas – ‘TRANSLATION’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Sarah Silver To be described as “on a spectrum” suggests qualities that are immeasurable to a specific point, or non-quantitative. Where on the spectrum exactly? Who’s to say, because that decision is another party’s responsibility entirely. Black Eyed Peas and their meandering catalog are “on a spectrum” – on one end are roots… 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

John Legend – ‘Bigger Love’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Joe Pugliese John Legend’s highly anticipated seventh studio album Bigger Love was co-produced by neo-soul artist Raphael Saadiq and singer Charlie Puth, already setting it up for a great listener experience. From the very start, we hear doo-wop in the background of the opening song “Ooh La.” It’s a trap-influenced old school track… Read more

Joan: ’80s & ’90s Alt-Pop Nostalgia

Photo Credit: Connor North Goad Joan is an indie pop band made up of two members, Alan Thomas and Steven Rutherford. Alan plays the guitar, keys, and sings while Steven plays the drums and sings. Both members are from Little Rock, Arkansas. They came together shortly after Steven graduated from college. Both of the guys… Read more

Norah Jones – ‘Pick Me Up Off The Floor’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Diane Russo After some silence, Norah Jones released her seventh studio album Pick Me Up Off The Floor. Norah started her career in the early 2000s with hit songs like “Don’t Know Why” and “Turn Me On”, and she is finally back with her jazzy and mellow tunes. The album begins in a… Read more