album review

Title: The Mantle   Artist: Agalloch   Record Label: The End Records   Release Date: August 13, 2002   *****   I will be reviewing The End Record’s 2002 release of The Mantle by Agalloch. Agalloch formed back in 1996 and split in 2016. They hail from Portland, Oregon. Now, before I review this album, […]

Title: Life In The City Artist: Turkuaz Record Label: Electric Habitat Music Release Date: Sept. 28, 2018 Rating: ★★ One of my favorite ways to learn and talk more about music is by branching out a little bit to get out of my synthy-and-whispery-vocal comfort zone. In the BSR lobby, there is a bin of […]

Title: This is Called Survival – EP Artist: Pressure Cracks Record Label: War Against Records Release Date: Jan. 10, 2020 ★★★★   Southern California has been an epicenter for some of the heaviest hardcore bands in existence.  This band upholds that statement with their latest effort. SoCal hardcore band Pressure Cracks have just recently dropped […]

Title: Dreamland Artist: Coin Release Date: February 21, 2020 Rating: ★★★★☆ Standout Tracks: Crash My Car, Valentine, Let It All Out (10:05) If there’s only one feeling Coin managed capture in their third album, Dreamland, it’s romanticism– a theme that was present in both of the band’s previous two albums, but really took the driver’s […]

Title: Pony Artist: Rex Orange County Label: Sony Music Entertainment Release Date: October 25, 2019 Rating: 4/5 It’s clear that bedroom-indie pop artist Rex Orange County has become confident enough to start experimenting with his music. His previous two albums remained safe behind a piano or guitar, but “Pony”, released on October 25, brings in […]

Album: Lessons in Love Artist: Sinead Harnett  Label: BAD MUSIC Release Date: September 20th, 2019 Rating: 4/5 Sinead Harnett, an English artist, recognized for her combination of R&B soulfulness with hinted electronics released her first studio album on September 20. That does not mean that she is particularly new to the music scene. Harnett has […]

Title: Today Artist: The Babe Rainbow Label: 30th Century Records/Flightless Records  Release Date: September 20th, 2019  Rating: 3/5 The always sunny, self proclaimed “monkey disco” group has put forth yet another psychedelic concoction that is bundled in pink gift wrap. Today is the third studio album by the group and it was riding on the […]

Album: Infest The Rats’ Nest Artist: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Release Date: August 16th, 2019 Record Label: Flightless Records/ ATO Records  Rating: 3.5/5 There’s no need to highlight the ever-changing sound of King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. As this is being typed, numerous publications and blogs have already made that point known. […]

I will always associate Big Thief with a very specific time in my life. For a few weeks during last year’s winter break, I worked for the Department of Residence Services, doing various odd jobs like helping residents retrieve forgotten items from their dorm rooms and shuttling documents around campus. It was an easy job […]

Title: Psychodrama Artist: Dave Record Label: Neighbourhood Release Date: March 7, 2019 Rating: 3/5 It’s crazy to think that Dave is only 20 years old, but it’s true. The UK rapper and occasional grime MC rose up in the scene as a teenager with popular freestyle videos, successful mixtapes and collaborations with huge artists including […]


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