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Florence + the Machine | Light of Love | Single Review

Virgin EMI Records Rating: Thumbs Up Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine has been considered by many to be the queen of indie-rock music since her debut album, Lungs was released in 2009. This new single, “Light Of Love,” is no exception. Blending her signature occult-sounding vocals and

STRFKR | Future Past Life | Album Review

Polyvinyl Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Future Past Life, STRFKR’s newest album released on April 10, 2020, certainly brings listener’s to the future with their vibrant and haunting techno-pop melodies. The release of their album marks four years since their last, however STRFKR never failed to

Trace Mountains | Lost in the Country | Album Review

Lame-O Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Trace Mountains is known for their unique style of music, focusing on calm melodies and soft vocals. Their newest album, Lost in the Country was released on April 10, 2020.   Lost in the Country uses fewer synthetic sounds and instruments compared to their

Death Cab for Cutie | Plans | Retro Album Review

Atlantic Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Though it may be the band’s fifth studio album, Death Cab for Cutie’s album Plans is by far the group’s best work. The 2005 classic indie rock album features some of the band’s top-selling songs, each one exuding incomparable dreaminess.  

Twenty One Pilots | Level of Concern | Single Review

Fueled By Ramen Rating: Thumbs Up In a time of hardship around the world, Twenty One Pilots released a new single that is fun, energetic, and uplifting in “Level of Concern.” A beat that reminisces the funk-pop of the 70s, the melody is soothing and blends in tremendously with

The Strokes | The New Abnormal | Album Review

RCA Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Seven years since their last album, The Strokes, have returned in a new light with their sixth album, The New Abnormal.  The album takes a path towards nostalgia with a softer and slow-tempoed blend of 9 singles. Each of the

Ruthie Collins | Cold Comfort | Album Review

Sidewalk Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Ruthie Collins released her second album in April of 2020. She is a singer from New York who focuses on country music with aspects of folk. Her first album dropped in 2017 while her first EP came out in 2014.   Cold

The Cure | Disintegration | Retro Album Review

Fiction Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Listening to Disintegration is an experience that is hard to put into words. The dreamy post-punk sound of The Cure mixed with the lyrics discussing love, loss, and other deep emotions make the listener feel deeply connected to both themselves and

Havok | Post-Truth Era | Single Review

Century Media Records Rating: Thumbs Up  “Post-Truth Era,” a single released by Colorado-based thrash metal band Havok, starts out with a melodic guitar riff, which takes a turn into an intense thrash song, complete with loud aggressive vocals, and complicated drum patterns. Although it definitely has