Pop

Ringo Starr – ‘What’s My Name’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Scott Robert Ritchie Eight-years as a member of the Beatles means it’s safe to say you’ll never have to go work in a car wash. Still, probably not a lot of people were betting on Ringo Starr ever having a successful solo career: his songwriting credits could be counted on one hand, and his monotone singing style was usually trotted out for one lead vocal per album. Even his fundamental role as drummer proved… Read more

Taylor Swift – ‘Lover’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Evan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision Taylor Swift’s 7th official studio album release Lover, is the most well rounded creation of her dominant musical career. If you are a fan of Taylor Swift, you will flat out adore this effort. It is a sweet collection of the progression, beauty, and turmoil that has encompassed Swift’s career… Read more

King Princess: Taking the Throne

Photo Credit: Josh Brasted/FilmMagic Mikaela Straus was born on December 19, 1998, in Brooklyn, New York. Mikaela’s great-great-grandfather was a co-founder of the retail chain Macy’s and died when the Titanic sunk. Her father was a recording engineer and owner of a music studio. Straus spent a lot of her childhood with her father at… Read more

Simple Creatures – ‘Everything Opposite’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Upset Mag Promo Simple Creatures, which is comprised of Mark Hoppus (who continues to front Blink-182) and Alex Gaskarth (who continues to front All Time Low) is an almost all-synth offering in which the guitars mostly remain zipped up in their gig bags. The duo’s new EP Everything Opposite opens with the track “Special,” which sounds an unmistakable lot like Lorde’s “Royals”. While that song is not exactly… Read more

The Goo Goo Dolls 2019

The Goo Goo Dolls at BB&T Pavilion 8/10/19 Website: www.googoodolls.com Photos By: Steve Trager

Social House: Everything is Changing for This Duo

Photo Credit: Rolexx Social House is a duo that primarily creates pop-based tracks with hip-hop and R&B undertones. They caught the spotlight after being the producers behind popular tracks from Ariana Grande’s recent album Thank U, Next. The group is composed of two members, Michael Foster and Charles Anderson. Known as Mikey and Scootie respectively,… Read more

Social House – ‘Everything Changed…’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Parsa Ara Social House delivered their debut EP titled Everything Changed… to end the summer with some bangers from the multi-talented group. The duo, Mikey and Scootie, moved to LA from Pittsburg and went right to work; writing and producing some top charted songs, as well as working with hit artists like Jennifer… Read more

Mabel – ‘High Expectations’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Capitol Records Up-and-coming international pop star Mabel McVey recently released her latest studio LP appropriately titled High Expectations. As a follow-up to this year’s Ivy To Roses mixtape, the 14-track disc is a compilation of well blended grooves, including 3 previously released singles: “Finders Keepers,” Cigarette” and her biggest hit record to date… Read more

Bryce Vine – ‘Carnival’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Juco via WB Records Bryce Vine is the modern day equivalent of an Outkast member and Childish Gambino musical love child. Vine, who adopted the stage name based on his love of “vinyl” jazz records is a self proclaimed “suave hippie,” and began garnering national attention after appearing as a contestant on FOX… Read more

Majid Jordan: Drake’s Co-signed R&B Duo

Photo Credit: Norman Wong Majid Jordan is a musician duo that started making music in 2011. The group is composed of members Jordan Ullman and Majid Al Maskati. Jordan was born on September 8, 1993 in Toronto, Ontario. Majid was born in Bahrain, a small country in the Persian Gulf, on October 22, 1990. His… Read more