Surprises in music are truly something to behold these days. One of the biggest in recent memory is the total 180 in rapper-producer and conceptualist Tyler, The Creator’s musical journey. Back in … [Read more...] about Album Review: Tyler, the Creator – IGOR
Palaye Royale Weathers Starbenders May 20, 2019 Irving Plaza New York City, NY Show review and photos by Blair Levinger Some bands ask for lighters in the air. Palaye Royale ask for jazz … [Read more...] about Show Review: Palaye Royale, Weathers, Starbenders – Irving Plaza
What do you do when you have so many musical ideas that you can’t fit them all onto one album? The answer is easy: you indulge yourself with a double album. Many artists have tackled the double album … [Read more...] about Album Review: Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride
Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes May 7, 2019 Village Underground London, UK It’s never easy to keep the peace when everyone wants to just bounce around and knock into each other like a sentient … [Read more...] about Concert Review: Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes – Village Underground
With increased hype around singles, the traditional concept of an album is in question these days. However, there is evidence that albums still hold power - look no further than Big Thief’s latest … [Read more...] about Album Review: Big Thief – U.F.O.F.
If you don’t know AJR, it’s time to study up. Adam, Jack, and Ryan are a trio of brothers who quite literally make and produce their own music in the living room of their New York City apartment. Over … [Read more...] about Album Review: AJR – Neotheater
Andy Black has never been one to shy away from the personal. In June 2009, Black — real name Andy Biersack, also known as Andy Six — and his band Black Veil Brides released “Knives and Pens,” their … [Read more...] about Album Review: Andy Black – The Ghost of Ohio
Many bands strive for longevity, and Cage The Elephant have been proving themselves worthy since 2009, building a steady fanbase and a fairly successful body of work. With their latest release, Social … [Read more...] about Album Review: Cage the Elephant – Social Cues