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[Album Review] Alice In Chains – Rainier Fog

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Alice In Chains’ sixth album is a purposeful nod to their North West roots. Not only is it the first time that the band have created a full length record in their home town of Seattle since 1995’s self-titled release, it was recorded in the same studio – Formerly Bad Animals Studio, now Studio X.  […]


Resinated: The After Party Part 2

Photo by Zack Kearney of Zakari Photos Like the loud pop of the snare drum, Resinated will grab your attention before it blends elements of reggae, pop music, and some sultry jazz into the mix. The St. Petersburg band is just one of many great acts that the city has to offer, but the music […]

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[Album Review] Gorillaz – The Now Now

Who’s ready for a road trip? The new Gorillaz album The Now Now is the perfect soundtrack for travel. One can tell from titles such as “Magic City”, “Lake Zurich”, and “Hollywood” that there is a dedicated focus on adventure for this established British band. Many lyrics speak about being in dazzling or beautiful places, seeing interesting things and […]

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[Album Review] Pusha T – Daytona

With just 3 albums in his discography since 2011, Pusha T is not one to consistently release new music, but when he does release an album it feels like a ceremony and makes an impact. His last album was released in 2015 and since then, fans have been hoping and dreaming of the day Pusha […]


Forts Like Vana: Video Interview

Recently we had the opportunity to talk to a new and upcoming band called Forts Like Vana. Hailing from Nashville, TN, and having only been founded in January 2018, they are a young alternative band in their early 20’s who “give a damn about working harder and playing [their] hardest”. Their goal as they grow […]

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[Album Review] Janelle Monáe – Dirty Computer

Dirty Computer is the third and the latest standard length studio album by the indie artist Janelle Monáe who is most known for her unique afro-futuristic style of R&B, which often showcases a delightful mix of electro-funk, and soul. Monáe is also known for her ability to weave a compelling theme throughout her albums where, […]