Posts Tagged ‘alternative’

Billy Raffoul Reminds Us, “It’s a Beautiful Life”

by Julia Colasanti
Press play, lean in close and let Billy Raffoul whisper his new single into your soul, “It’s a Beautiful Life.” The rhythm bounces on the piano keys and reaches inside your heart, opening it to the rush of joy that comes with a refreshed perspective. Each pulse is light, dancing weightless like dust circling through […]

Release Reviews: New Music From the Last Few Days

by Mallory Dwortz
January is treating us to a bunch of new music so far. This week gave us a couple new songs from two very different artists. That’s essentially why I wanted to write about them together. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and The 1975 are such good examples of artists who have managed to maintain the same […]

“I Disagree” Evolutionized Poppy

by Darlene Leal
Poppy‘s evolution from a viral YouTuber to a genre bending artist has been quite rapid. Poppy started off her career by making satirical videos on YouTube and identifying with the typical “bubblegum pop star.” Slowly, her content went from stating her name over and over for ten minutes to showing her singing chops. As her […]

Pre-Release Review: Bandaid Brigade’s Breakout Album

by Sarah Roberts
Bandaid Brigade drops their debut album “I’m Separate” on January 21. The band consists of Zach Quinn (PEARS) on guitar, bass and vocals, Brian Wahlstrom (Scorpios, Gods of Mount Olympus) playing keys and vocals, Paul Rucker (Armchair Martian, Street Dogs, Drag The River) on drums and Chris Fogal (The Gamits) playing guitar. With Wahlstrom being […]

Camouflage—A Blend of Old and New

by Sarah Roberts
The Front Bottoms (TFB) released a new single, “Camouflage,” along with a music video on December 20. The New Jersey based band’s last release was in March of 2018 with Tie Dye Dragon, so this release was a pleasant surprise with little indication of a new track coming out. Back in September, the band’s twitter […]
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Bonnaroo 2020: Giving the Lineup Some Love

by Mallory Dwortz
Festival season is fast approaching! The holidays have come and gone, so now, ‘tis the season for festival lineups! We all have our eyes on a few warm weekends to splurge on a ticket, pack up the car, and head on out to feast our eyes and ears on the music of our favorite artists. […]