Francis Trouble Album Review

Francis Trouble Album Review

Albert Hammond Jr., one of the five members of New York garage rock band The Strokes, recently released his fourth solo album, Francis Trouble. Despite Hammond’s now-established independence as an artist and the almost three-year distance from making music with The Strokes, Francis Trouble has several tracks with the same themes of tight guitar chords … Continue reading “Francis Trouble Album Review”

A Chat with Nate Banks of Arlie

A Chat with Nate Banks of Arlie

Arlie was born in Nashville. While making music on his own at Vanderbilt College, singer and guitarist Nate Banks met Carson Lystad (guitar), Jason Antwi (bass/vocals), and Adam Lochemes (drums). Since the band’s formation, they’ve been busy in the Nashville area, while featured spots on Spotify-curated playlists grew their presence online. We spoke to Nate … Continue reading “A Chat with Nate Banks of Arlie”

The Oscars: Best Original Song Predictions

The Oscars: Best Original Song Predictions

Unlike the other nominees for Best Original Song, “Mystery of Love” by singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens has been stirring up fanfare since before the official release of Call Me by Your Name. From ardent Sufjan Stevens fans to those, including myself, who tracked down the song from the movie’s trailer, music enthusiasts eagerly awaited its appearance … Continue reading “The Oscars: Best Original Song Predictions”