Waterparks discusses the realities of rising fame on “Fandom”

Houston pop-punkers Waterparks are back with their long-awaited third full-length album titled Fandom released Friday, October 11th via Hopeless Records.  Fandom discusses some of the hypocrisy of the fandom and the music industry as well as the pressures of having to please everyone and be perfect for their fans.  The album Continue Reading

City and Colour Make a Return with Sonic-Sounding Album “A Pill for Loneliness”

After 5 years since previous release, City and Colour are back with new album “A Pill for Loneliness”. With this album Dallas Green looks inward playing off a sympathetic pathos.  The first single released off the album “Astronaut” gave listeners a good indication the themes, sounds, and moods of the Continue Reading

Issues mark a new chapter on “Beautiful Oblivion”

Atlanta based group Issues are set to release their newest album Beautiful Oblivion via Rise Records on Friday, October 4th, 2019. I see this album as a rebirth of Issues after the departure of their unclean vocalist Michael Bohn in early 2018. Beautiful Oblivion marks a new chapter for the group. The album takes Continue Reading

Tegan and Sara revisit their old roots on new record “Hey, I’m Just Like You”

Tegan and Sara release latest album “Hey I’m Just Like You”, which is the duo’s ninth record. On this record Tegan and Sara revisit old demos dated back to when they were teenagers, updating this demos to fit the sound and people they are today. With a mixed fanbase of Continue Reading

Futuristic pop queen, Charli XCX, pours her creative soul into her new album, “Charli”

From Myspace princess to futuristic pop queen, Charli XCX claims her name in her new self-titled album, “Charli”, a mix of progressive, synthetic futuristic pop. Pushing those pop boundaries, sometimes she succeeds and sometimes she doesn’t. Ranging dynamically between songs, variety within each song can be hard to find; however, Continue Reading

blink-182 break through their musical boundaries on latest album, NINE

In 2015, Blink-182 stumbled upon hard times when founding guitarist Tom Delonge elected to leave the band in pursuit of extra terrestrial beings, and they haven’t really been the same since. With no new music being released since Neighbourhood’s or the Dogs Eating Dogs EP, Mark and Travis enlisted the Continue Reading

Lana Del Rey’s “Norman Fucking Rockwell!” is a poignant observation of the American dream

Lana Del Rey’s sixth album release is finally here and Norman Fucking Rockwell! is a sarcastic, breathy, and nostalgically charged observation of the present day. Lana has always been known for her cynical yet laissez-faire way of pointing out her experiences and flaws, and this album concisely brings that approach Continue Reading