AMINÉ – The Best Tour Ever Tour // Charlotte, NC // 2.26.22

Aminé The Fillmore Charlotte Charlotte, NC 2/26/22   Aminé’s Best Tour Ever Tour finally made its way through Charlotte, North Carolina, and it did not disappoint. Since the tour was announced in November 2021, my anticipation grew as the days went by. With the recent release of Aminé’s TWOPOINTFIVE; and Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: The Romance of Affliction, by seeyouspacecowboy – An Emo Revival Release to Lead a New Wave

  Earlier in the year, seeyouspacecowboy shook the hardcore scene by releasing their split with emo-revival band If I Die First, which accumulated in an explosion of both bands writing a single song together, and duking it out in a gigantic music video. Now, the San Diego based band are Continue Reading

EP Review: The Fall of Cintra, by Hekseblad – An Intense Witcher-themed Black Metal Debut

  Atmospheric, raw, guttural. Hekseblad is a Witcher-themed American Black Metal band. Yes, you read that right. Composed of just two members, vocalist/writer, Bruxa, and multi-instrumentalist, Frosk, this Halloween the darkened duo are set to release their debut four-track EP, The Fall of the Cintra. An Ill Fated Meeting leads Continue Reading

CONCERT REVIEW: You, Me, and Everyone We Know Album Release Show // Chicago, IL // 10.09.21

Words by Tony Smith Concert poster courtesy of Reybee, Inc. and You, Me, and Everyone We Know The last time You, Me, and Everyone We Know played in Chicago was their “farewell” show right before Valentine’s Day in 2017 at REGGIE’S. This was a bittersweet holiday for their fans. I Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Swan Song, by The Plot In You – Expertly Weaves Past and Present into Emotionally Resonant Fifth Album

The Plot In You is a metalcore band fronted by Landon Tewers, and has as of late gone through some pretty drastic musical changes. The mention of Landon specificially is important, because throughout the majority of The Plot In You’s existence he was the sole writer/producer, only having the rest of Continue Reading

Phoebe Bridgers + Muna // Indianapolis, IN // 09.08.21

Phoebe Bridgers Reunion Tour w/ MUNA FCU Amphitheater at White River State Park Indianapolis, IN September 08, 2021 In the past year, Phoebe Bridgers has been the talk of the town – collaborating with artists like The 1975, Maggie Rogers, Kid Cudi, and Christian Lee Hutson, as well as making Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Replica of a Strange Love, by Wristmeetrazor – It Can’t Make You Stay, But It Won’t Let You Leave

Wristmeetrazor. A name like that clearly illustrates what they are: A modern take on an early 2000s metalcore sound with an emo twist. If their name alone doesn’t draw you in, surely their team of powerhouses will. With Justin Fornof (ex-Molotov Solution) as the lead vocalist and bassist, Jonah Thorne Continue Reading

Review: Olivia Rodrigo’s SOUR debut is fierce, fun, and cuts like a knife

California native Olivia Rodrigo’s SOUR is the youth-filled, energetic, emotional bedroom album that every teenage girl at heart has been longing for forever, and it is truly spotless. The album starts off with a treat for anyone who ever wished Freaky Friday’s Pink Slip was real. “Brutal,” an upbeat track Continue Reading