Posts Tagged ‘album’

Dave Matthews Cover: Lil’ Pump, Cardi B, In ‘Fallon’ Sketch

by Ben LaScola
On Thursday, June 21, Dave Matthews, leader of The Dave Matthews Band, covered several of trap music’s greatest hits in this sketch presented as an infomercial on, The Tonight Show Starring: Jimmy Fallon. Fallon, sporting a wig and a nasally voice, asks viewers; “Do you enjoy the ominous bass-heavy bouts of trap music, but wish that […]

Father John Misty’s Potential is Fully Realized in New Album

by Jesse Drake
Following the 2016 presidential election, Josh Tillman found himself in a downward spiral. His self-conflated character created a small controversy by refusing to play at a festival in Camden, New Jersey and instead lecture the audience about the evils of entertainment. This culminated in the album released just last year, Pure Comedy, which received a […]

Courtney Barnett Brings An Unlikely Summer Hit

by Jesse Drake
Most music critics would anticipate the first “summer album” to come from one of the several dozen pop or rap artists that headline radio hits and big time music festivals, but that doesn’t seem to be the case.   Courtney Barnett, with her almost spoken word singing and deadpan humor, has brought about a unique […]

Arctic Monkeys: Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino Album Review

by Ben LaScola
     It’s a balmy night in Las Vegas…       Blurred neon lights decorate the sky overhead, and the chaos of the street leads you to duck into a small club off the strip. You make your way down a few crooked steps, past a bouncer who waves you inside with a curt […]

The 1975 Tease Upcoming Album: “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.”

by Ben LaScola
It started with a cryptic message, typed up in white text on a black background. “THE 1975 A BRIEF INQUIRY INTO ONLINE RELATIONSHIPS.” The mysterious post, which was published on, April 29th by The 1975 on the band’s Twitter and Instagram pages, has a subheading that reads, “If I don’t get to see the beauty of […]

The Other – King Tuff Settles Down with Trippy, Thoughtful New Album

by Ben LaScola
     Kyle Thomas was making music with a keyboard and drum kit before he was seven years old. After high school, Thomas played with various bands including folk revivalists Feathers, and J. Mascis’s stoner metal band Witch before creating the stage persona King Tuff. The name comes from a play on Thomas’s initials and […]