April 2017


New Release: Sylvan Esso, What Now

Sylvan Esso is an American indie pop duo from Durham, North Carolina that developed in 2013.  It can typically take a band years to develop their sound, write music and really get somewhere with their career – but that’s not the case for this upbeat yet mellow electropop duo. In 2014 singer, Amelia Meath, and […]


Aramis – The Review of a Virtuoso

When we speak the word “Virtuoso”, we think about the classical greats: Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, etc. In good-natured bias, I did the same thing. Correction – used to do the same thing. Hip-Hop & Nerdcore Artist Aramis forced me to change my way of thinking in 3 seconds. I hadn’t even listened to the album […]


In This Moment Announces Summer Tour

This summer, L.A.-metalcore band In This Moment will embark on a tour to bring their one-of-a-kind theatrics to fans across North America. In This Moment’s debut album, Beautiful Tragedy, was released in 2007. Their 2014 album Black Widow debuted at number eight on Billboard’s top 200 chart, giving the band their highest position in the […]

CD Reviews

Album Review: The Ivins – “The Code Duello”

The Code Duello is the debut full-length album by Jack and Jim Ivins, also known as The Ivins. The first single from The Code Duello titled “Stockholm Syndrome,” tells the story of living through an emotionally damaging relationship. The track has an awesome, raunchy bass line and fast drumming (think late-90’s or early-00’s grunge music) […]


Ish1da – AK-47 Ronin

Listen to and purchase AK-47 Ronin at ish1da.bandcamp.com  It is also available for purchase on iTunes and Amazon Music. What is evolution? The dictionary defines evolution as the gradual development of something, especially from a simple to a more complex form. In the musical dimension of the multiverse, evolution has just been re-defined by AK-47 […]


Rise Against Releases New Single “The Violence”

This morning, Rise Against released the first single from their upcoming album, Wolves. The album is the follow-up to 2014’s The Black Market. The first single from the upcoming album, titled “The Violence,” is heavy with the hardcore guitar and (sometimes) subtle political undertones that we’ve come to expect from the hardcore-Democratic rock band. Next month, Rise […]