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Lord Huron | When the Night is Over | Single Review

IAMSOUND Records On April 2, Lord Huron released their single titled “When the Night is Over” as a part of their third upcoming album, Vide Noir. The song sounds similar to another song they produced called, “The Night We Met,” and although the song is

The 13th Chime | Baby Jane | Single Review

Record label: Sacred Bones  The 13th Chime formed in 1980 in the small London overspill town of Haverhill, Suffolk. Born out of the British punk scene, the band released three of the finest and most underrated post-punk singles: “Coffin Maker,” “Cursed,” and “Fire.” They disbanded

Islamiq Grrls & oOoOO | All of Me | Single Review

Record label: Nihjgt Feelings Records “All of me” is a perfect collaboration between Islamiq grrrls and oOoOO. The single is set to be on the forthcoming EP, Faminine Mystique, from the duo. The song opens with eerie synthesizers and plucks of an electric guitar. As

Chewy & Bach | Poison | Single Review

By Alec Witthohn Record label: Unsigned Chewy & Bach’s new single “Potion” features vocalist Tucker Riley amidst a haunting mix of electronic and acoustic sounds with lyrics that speak about coping mechanisms. “I feel like everyone in the world is gonna go through some shit

Beach House | Lemon Glow | Single Review

Record Label: Sub-Pop Records Beach House’s “Lemon Glow” gives a serene feeling but with an element of discomfort. With the unsettling background music and the soft undertone of vocalist Victoria Legrand’s voice, “Lemon Glow” gives the listener an overwhelming sense of stillness. In many senses,

Frank Ocean | Moon River | Single Review

Record Label: Def Jam Records Frank Ocean’s newest single covers the classic song “Moon River” by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini. Despite this song being remade several times, a completely unique take on the original is still possible. This slow and relaxing cover utilizes Ocean’s

Justin Timberlake | Filthy | Single Review

Record label: Warner Brothers Records Justin Timberlake recently released his single “Filthy.” The classic early 2000s music icon is gone and has been replaced by an unoriginal, copycat singer. The track begins with an electric guitar hook that sounds promising but then deteriorates into screeching

Health & NoLife | Hard to be a God: Single Review

Artist: Health & NoLife Single: Hard to be a God Release Date: 2017 With the artistic minds of both HEALTH and NOLIFE, the ever-wavering broodiness of both parties have been brought together in “Hard To Be A God.” Haunting lyrics echo over the calloused and

Ho99o9 | Neighborhood Watch: Single Review

Artist: Ho99o9 Single: Neighborhood Watch Release Date: 2017 In this increasingly evolutionary period of human history, it is only natural that hip hop and hard-core punk would coincide into the form of a gritty, mutinous band that goes by Ho99o9—pronounced “horror.” Following their first full