Greyson Chance: Reaching High with “Low”

Greyson Chance: Reaching High with “Low”

It was like a declaration: against a glaring white background on a mid-sized stage, before a crowd of no more than a couple hundred, attended by the faded purple hue of the venue and the faint smell of booze… The name Greyson Chance in thick, black print sits squarely in the middle of the projection … Continue reading “Greyson Chance: Reaching High with “Low””

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance

In light of Belle and Sebastian’s newest project, a trilogy of EPs titled How to Solve Our Human Problems, it might be well worth the time to revisit their last full-length album, Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance. Idiosyncratic and whimsical in an unusual blend of rhythmic playfulness and lyrical depth, Girls in Peacetime Want … Continue reading “Looking Back and Looking Forward: Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance”

Preview of Jack White’s Third Solo Album: Boarding House Reach

Preview of Jack White’s Third Solo Album: Boarding House Reach

This week, Jack White dropped two singles from his forthcoming album, Boarding House Reach. The album, set to be released in March, will be Jack White’s third solo album, and his first since his 2014 Lazaretto. White, formerly a member of the White Stripes, has had a solo career marked by biting lyrics backed by … Continue reading “Preview of Jack White’s Third Solo Album: Boarding House Reach”

Single Review: “How Simple” by Hop Along

Single Review: “How Simple” by Hop Along

After a week of teasing the album artwork on social media, Hop Along have finally announced their new album, Bark Your Head Off, Dog and released the first track off the album, “How Simple,” along with a tour across North America in the summer. It’s a departure from their typical rock sound and incorporates elements … Continue reading “Single Review: “How Simple” by Hop Along”

Single Review: “Fay” by (Sandy) Alex G

Single Review: “Fay” by (Sandy) Alex G

A cryptic new single from Philly-fave (Sandy) Alex G was quietly released on his personal Youtube channel last night, January 18th. Though the song’s lyrics can be easily fit in a single line, (“In the car, knocking at my door, reer-reer-reer, what’s the problem officer? what’s your knocking for?”) it is hardly his least verbose. … Continue reading “Single Review: “Fay” by (Sandy) Alex G”

Wild Child Album Preview: Expectations

Wild Child Album Preview: Expectations

Austin-based band Wild Child announced tour dates for their forthcoming album, Expectations. The group, led by Alexander Beggins and Kelsey Wilson, are known for their unique and modern take on folk-rock. Their 2015 LP, Fools, featured songs like “Meadows” and “Reno” that undulated between soft acoustic sounds and louder percussion paired with distorted vocals. In a manner … Continue reading “Wild Child Album Preview: Expectations”

Frank Ocean Announces New Album

Frank Ocean Announces New Album

Frank Ocean, the idiosyncratic grammy-winning singer-songwriter, may be the most mysterious enigma in the contemporary music scene. After the success of Ocean’s major label debut channel ORANGE, the next four years were spent relatively quiet. Within 2 days in 2016; Ocean dropped the visual album Endless, fulfilling his recording contract with record label giant Def … Continue reading “Frank Ocean Announces New Album”