Summer Soundtracks #1: Wilco’s ‘Summerteeth’

Reprise Records
Time to "fall in love in the key of C"
April 21, 2015

For many, the way of internalizing experiences is accompanying them by music. This allows you to re-live the entire moment with only the drop of a needle or the press of a button. The wise, non-existent...

Introductions: Thirteen Counting Crows Essentials

Introductions: Thirteen Counting Crows Essentials
Must hears by the renowned alt-rock outfit
March 18, 2015

The Counting Crows' success story is one that musicians revere and envy. One of the most popular bands in alternative rock today and a group that defined the '90s with hits like "Mr. Jones", "Round Here",...

Black Metal Wednesday: Leviathan’s ‘Scar Sighted’

Profound Lore Records
Leviathan drops one of the fiercest and merciless black metal projects in recent memory
March 11, 2015

Disclaimer: The attitudes of the music which is about to be described can be disturbing and offensive to those of certain faiths. Due to the views and actions of many popular black metal musicians, the...

Natalie Prass Debuts Delicate Contemporary on Her Self-Titled

Spacebomb Records
Natalie Prass soars and impresses with a lovingly balanced debut
March 9, 2015

Today's attention is focused on anyone but female singer-songwriters. While the renowned fixtures like Regina Spektor, Fiona Apple, and Lykke Li receive adequate attention and praise, there's never quite...

Overlooked: Dwight Twilley

Overlooked: Dwight Twilley
A look into the career of the hidden '70s and '80s rocker
March 9, 2015

Legendary music journalist Lester Bangs once said: "Every great work of art has two faces, one toward it's own time and one toward the future-- toward eternity." While many musicians throughout history...

The Growing Walls of Musical Taste & How I Escaped

The Growing Walls of Musical Taste & How I Escaped
Abolishing judgements can lead you to find some of your favorite tunes
February 23, 2015

It's human nature to build walls for ourselves. Getting to know yourself is an important part of growing older, but even as aspects of ourselves continue to develop, we often fortify boundaries for ourselves;...

Drake Makes a Surprise Return With ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’

Young Money Cash Money
Drake makes a bold, surprise comeback
February 18, 2015

Even if you don't follow Drake, you know his name. At the young age of 23, Drake rode the fame of his Degrassi run and dropped his breakthrough debut LP Thank Me Later, which featured the likes of the...

Denver Punk-Rockers The Knew Talk Genre Clashes, Their Roots, and Their Upcoming LP

Photo courtesy of The Knew
An exclusive interview with Tyler Breuer, the band's guitarist
February 11, 2015

The Knew are one of Denver's many punk-rock outfits hiding beneath the rafters, but it only takes one live set for the band to transfuse an unprecedented charm in the audience with their vivacious, sharp...

Teachers Like Music Too?: Mrs. Cawlfield’s Favorites

The LA teacher reveals her fifteen favorite songs
February 11, 2015

Despite the fact that many of us assume teachers only teach, grade assignments, and repeat, they're not so different from us students. Hidden beneath the red pen scratches all over our essays and attendance...

The Maine Tease Their Upcoming, Fifth LP ‘American Candy’ with “English Girls”

February 10, 2015

The evolution of The Maine's music from the beginning of their career to now is stellar. With roots in glossy pop-rock that's traced out on the albums Can't Stop Won't Stop and Black & White, the band...

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