Concert Reviews · Reviews

Concert Review: Lewis Capaldi Sings To Heartbreak At Hammerstein

Watching Lewis Capaldi’s voice at Manhattan Hammerstein Ballroom, helped me realize the truth of what I call “The Power of Sheeran”. Like Ed, Lewis Capaldi understands that an easy, guitar melody is a platform from which a broken heart can sing. Through enrapturing hooks, Lewis showed the approachability of loneliness. There Lewis stood, front and… Continue reading Concert Review: Lewis Capaldi Sings To Heartbreak At Hammerstein

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TV Review: THE ALIENIST IS SUPER CREEPY!!!!!!!!!!

The Alienist opens when a series of haunting murders of boy prostitutes grips New York City. Newly appointed police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt (Brian Geraghty) calls upon criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Brühl) and newspaper illustrator John Moore (LukeEvans) to conduct the investigation in secret. They are joined by Sara Howard (Dakota Fanning), a headstrong… Continue reading TV Review: THE ALIENIST IS SUPER CREEPY!!!!!!!!!!

Concert Reviews · Reviews

Diandra Interviews Inara George: Music Transforming The Power of Grief

Sometimes, you have to step away from what you love in order to see how you love it. In some ways, that is what grief and nostalgia does; it takes away a love to transform its power. For Inara George, love is never lost as long you have imagination. Her new album, Dearest Everybody, is… Continue reading Diandra Interviews Inara George: Music Transforming The Power of Grief

Artist Close-Ups · Reviews · Theatre Reviews

Diandra Gives The Buzz: Trinkets Wants To See Broadway Stars

Synopsis: TRINKETS is set during a time when acceptance of a fringe group by the straight world was often little to none; as such, many drag and transsexual females were given no opportunity for real employment. In order for them to make a living, sex work was a common choice. The audience is introduced to a… Continue reading Diandra Gives The Buzz: Trinkets Wants To See Broadway Stars

Album Reviews · Reviews

Album Review: Inara George’ Dearest Everybody Is Truly For Everyone

Grief, nostalgia, and the overall feeling that your present life is not your greatest life seems to be a natural patch in human stories. We all go through that “moment” when we are not in the moment. Frankly, it sucks. Yet, Inara George’s Dearest Everybody celebrates the process of dissatisfaction we all undergo with life… Continue reading Album Review: Inara George’ Dearest Everybody Is Truly For Everyone

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Album Review: Tune Yards Sing “I can feel you creep into my private life”

There are certain albums you hear that make you say, “Okay, I got to go see this in concert!”. They ignite curiosity through complete eccentricity, which is exactly what Tune-Yards goes for in I can feel you creep into my private life. While this album, like much new music, tries to approach issues on race,… Continue reading Album Review: Tune Yards Sing “I can feel you creep into my private life”

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Concert Review: Kat Cunning Gives Style To Music At Spring Place

@lauradernphotography I knew I was headed for a show, when I asked someone, “Where is Spring Place?”, and they responded, “Oh, that bougie place where all the artists commune”. I can tell you WITH ASSURANCE that I have NEVER had a human being respond to me with that answer when asking for directions. Frankly, it… Continue reading Concert Review: Kat Cunning Gives Style To Music At Spring Place

Album Reviews · Reviews

Album Review: Moon Taxi Heals Hearts On “Let The Record Play”

Moon Taxi have truly embodied the title of their new album, Let The Record Play, because that is ALL you want it to do. Song after song feels like music that demands to be upped in volume. The result is a record that feels unusually bright compared to other, new music. Bahamas, Fall Out Boy,… Continue reading Album Review: Moon Taxi Heals Hearts On “Let The Record Play”

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Album Review: Fall Out Boy Go EDM/Trap For “Mania”

For Mania, Fall Out Boy have matched their core sound and infused it with EDM and Trap influences. A smart move considering there is no genre that embraces the manic of humanity quite like the Electronica world. We are all about beat-drops and rising synths, which matches well for a band that always loves ornate… Continue reading Album Review: Fall Out Boy Go EDM/Trap For “Mania”

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Album Review: Bahamas’ Earthtones Scorches With Emotions

For years, Bahamas has trained his ear to create melodies that are stripped down in sound, but contemplative in focus. He knows how to make a track feel like an intimate, stirring bond between his voice and guitar. In his new album, Earthtones, that bond grows with a passion. Earthtones is a fiery album that… Continue reading Album Review: Bahamas’ Earthtones Scorches With Emotions