album reviews

Reviews of albums old and new from iconic artists and up and coming musicians alike.

Yvonne Glasgow3 months ago
Roses & Cigarettes’ Acoustic Sessions
Music is healing—that’s a fact. Music therapy is used to help people heal from all sorts of illnesses, from depression to cancer. Why I bring this up is because it relates to the story of this duo, Ro...
Ljubinko Zivkovic3 months ago
Adam Hopkins - Crickets
Adam Hopkins is yet another creative composer/bassist who steps out on his own, not only with a debut of his sextet but also with a new label that is not only to focus on creative music but also limit...
Yvonne Glasgow3 months ago
Matty T. Wall’s Sidewinder
Matty T. Wall is a native Australian that is here to rock your socks off. His new collection of tunes, Sidewinder, is rock gold. The guitars on this album shred, and you’ll get a taste of that right f...
Yvonne Glasgow3 months ago
Elvyn Rhud Melt My Goth Heart
A month ago a cool 7” split EP was released that contains three cool tunes, two of them from the duo I am going to talk about in a moment, Elvyn Rhud. The other song is from Alpha Du Centaure. I have ...
Becca Carroll3 months ago
Review of Twenty One Pilots' New LP 'Trench'
The 2015 release of Twenty One Pilots' junior LP Blurryface had initiated an era of sensationalism for members Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun. Their record’s transition away from quirky alternative pop and...
Nathan Sartain3 months ago
Zion.T - ‘ZZZ’ Album Review
Anyone who knows me knows my love for Zion.T. The idiosyncratic artist draws various aspects of music together and seemingly effortlessly blends it into something unique and palatable, never losing co...
Nathan Sartain3 months ago
The Rose - 'Dawn' EP Review
In 2018, it’s rare to hear of a band that started out through busking on the streets. It’s something that attracts me to a band on a personal level. It creates a feeling that the band or artist has a ...
Kacie Riordan3 months ago
Here’s to Now & to Nothing Else
As The Maine's lovely, little, lonely album era is coming to an end, I've been reflecting on the album and listening to it more than ever. If you haven't heard of The Maine, or only know them from the...
Sarah Jane3 months ago
Reflections on 'Recircle'
Phil Circle is an independent musician based in Chicago. In his album Recircle he reveals some of his lesser known recordings, partly for existing fans and partly for those who are new to his music (l...
Tim T.K.3 months ago
Music as Literature
If you have not yet appreciated the glorious cheese that is the album we'll be exploring today, I strongly recommend it. Being someone who works in both music and writing, I have run into a surprising...
Yvonne Glasgow3 months ago
Matt Kjeldsen's 'Last Days'
Some music, when you hear the first few notes, really speaks to you—right from that first moment. I felt that when I started listening to Matt Kjeldsen’s Last Days. Matt’s an extremely prolific writer...
Lily Kristian4 months ago
Track by Track: Taylor Swift’s ‘Speak Now’ (Part 3)
This article is the third part of my three-part review of Taylor Swift’s third studio album, Speak Now. If you haven’t read parts one and two, you can check them out by clicking on my profile!
Will Jackson4 months ago
A Review of 'Trench'
As I lay here in bed this morning, there is only one thing on my mind—one of my favorite bands has just dropped a new album and I have’t listened to it yet. Three clicks and a cup of coffee later, I’m...
Sarah Rush4 months ago
'Trench' Album Review
At last, Twenty-One Pilots have finally released their fourth studio album titled, Trench. The two piece from Ohio, added Trench to the list of their albums: Twenty One Pilots, Vessel, and Blurryface....
Christopher Sarda4 months ago
5 Notable Album Releases for 10/5/2018
The week of October 5th has a wide array of albums and genres to choose from, and while there's no Kanye or Eminem album within sight, there are a lot of old favorites who are putting out new stuff. B...
Yvonne Glasgow4 months ago
Brown Kid’s 'Rusty Strings'
In July of 2018, Peruvian (who resides in Alabama now) singer/songwriter Brown Kid released his first EP (but not his first album). The talented artist with folk sensibilities already had two LPs unde...
Kelly Daly4 months ago
'Proper Dose' Is Definitely One for the Books for TSSF
Proper Dose is the fourth album by pop punk band The Story So Far released last week on September 21. If you listened to any of the pre released tracks, you had the same thought as most people 'this i...
Jaden Bricker4 months ago
'Beartooth: Disease' Album Review
Let’s be honest, Beartooth haven’t been the same since their debut, Disgusting. Aggressive was a sad attempt at trying to appeal to a wider audience with more universal lyrics and the millennial “woah...