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Summerfest to Reign Supreme over Lollapalooza?

by Alyssa O'Brenski
It’s May, meaning music-lovers across the country are locked and loaded for summer festival season. Line-ups and tickets have been released for nearly every genre’s largest concert gathering of the year. For much of the Midwest, this includes the infamous un-missable event, Lollapalooza. But while Lolla—in all of its glory—receives most of the spotlight, the […]

New Release Round-Up: The Hidden Gems of Pop Music

by Alyssa O'Brenski
Spring has sprung for pop lovers of every subgenre. In case April showers have you down, these bands are offering a sun-shining relief. Ranging from punk to indie, each artist showcases their own unique pop attitude, cultivating to form an array of addictive hits you don’t want to miss out on. Alternative Pop Oh Wonder, […]

All Time Low Reveal Depth of Upcoming Album with New Single

by Alyssa O'Brenski
This Friday, All Time Low continued their new album sneak preview campaign by releasing the title track of the full-length work with an anticipated release in June, Last Young Renegade. A few weeks ago, the band released “Dirty Laundry”, a single that introduced their newest album through a heavy and somber tone. This time around, […]

Ed Sheeran’s New Album “Divide” Showcases Elite Lyricism

by Alyssa O'Brenski
With two albums of similar articulate expertise in hand, Ed Sheeran is no stranger to crafting some of the most beautiful and impressionable songs. In fact, it’s no exaggeration to say that the British singer-songwriter is one of the most thoughtful and innovative songwriters of this generation. There’s a reason that this artist’s love ballads, […]

In Review: Electric Guest New Album, Plural

by Alyssa O'Brenski
Look no further for a unique and exotic take on indie pop to infiltrate your music library. Last Friday, the Los Angeles-born group Electric Guest released their sophomore album titled Plural, an eclectic mix of electronic rock that melts temperately beautiful voice with a poetically synthesized pulse. Lead singer Asa Taccone’s voice has a distinct, […]

Are You Actually Listening to Your Favorite Artists?

by Alyssa O'Brenski
This week, Passion Pit singer Michael Angelakos plans to announce the launch of his new company, one that offers extensive support and resources to musicians from legal to healthcare. Essentially, Angelakos is establishing a mental health program revolving around the struggles musicians face. During this weekend’s Grammys, Twenty One Pilots received their first Grammy for […]