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Album Review: Greta Van Fleet Rise “From The Fires”

Greta Van Fleet is, literally, a 2017 reincarnation of Led Zeppelin, and I am living for it. Led Zeppelin is one of my favorite band, and have left a legacy that people only WISH they could achieve, but Greta Van Fleet just might. This Millennial batch has injected classic rock into their sonic veins to… Continue reading Album Review: Greta Van Fleet Rise “From The Fires”

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Concert Review: KLLO Are Turn Berlin NYC Into A Chill Lounge

KLLO felt like an electronic Planet Earth at their Berlin NYC show. Playing off their newest record, Backwater, their show was the epitome of “chill”. The duo stood on the pink hued stage, and played worlds through music that made you want to stand back and watch the creatures they call rhythms crawl into their… Continue reading Concert Review: KLLO Are Turn Berlin NYC Into A Chill Lounge

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Album Review: Animal Years “Far From Home” Leaves You Closer

When I hear Animal Years I just want to grab a swing and dive into a creek with a bunch of friends…. you know… the simple joys. In these dark days, we often struggle in our newfound acknowledgement of simple joys because we are seeing more “darkened persons” take them away. Animal Years’ Far From… Continue reading Album Review: Animal Years “Far From Home” Leaves You Closer

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Concert Review: Nick Fradiani Shows Love Can Win At LPR NYC

Nick Fradiani felt like the perfect ending of a romantic drama. As the guy pulls away from the airport, where he left the love of his life, he, suddenly, realizes that he cannot let her board that plane away from him. (CUE: Eternal AWWWWWWs). Nick Fradiani IS THAT GUY, and his audience is the one… Continue reading Concert Review: Nick Fradiani Shows Love Can Win At LPR NYC

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Album Review: Shamir’s Revelations Brings The Eccentric To Electro

Revelations come in many forms. Sometimes, tragedy leads to epiphany, and, other times, joy leads to foresight. Either way, there is a grandness to revelations that is focused more on what you gain from what you witness then you receive it. Shamir’s Revelations swindles rhythms to land on fresh ideas. Is it bad to be… Continue reading Album Review: Shamir’s Revelations Brings The Eccentric To Electro

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Concert Review: Marlon Williams Is The Millennial Elvis At Rough Trade NYC

As I told my buddy Sam, I was excited to see Marlon Williams because just listening to his voice makes me melt. Actually, I have a picture of me, literally, at his show at Rough Trade: via GIPHY Williams might be the Millennial Elvis. I could not help but think of this legend or Roy… Continue reading Concert Review: Marlon Williams Is The Millennial Elvis At Rough Trade NYC

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Album Review: Prince Charlez Shows Creativity Is An “Evolution”

Compton native and sought-after songwriter, Prince Charlez is releasing his debut EP Evolution. It may seem strange to call your, technical, “first step” as an artist an evolution, but every “first step” is paved by many others. Prince Charlez has been making hits for the queens of R&B like Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Mary J. Blige.… Continue reading Album Review: Prince Charlez Shows Creativity Is An “Evolution”

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Diandra Interviews: Benjamin Jaffe Faces The Fears And Wonders of Being A Solo Artist

Benjamin Jaffe has to have been one of the funnest interviews I have ever done. He is smart, funny, and beyond thoughtful. Yet, part of his charm, is that he has not fully realized just how powerful he is as a person/artist. Hence, why he discussed his new solo venture/ album, Oh. The Wild Ocean… Continue reading Diandra Interviews: Benjamin Jaffe Faces The Fears And Wonders of Being A Solo Artist

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Album Review: GIGI ROWE Invites your to Stardust Motel

Gigi Rowe’s Stardust Motel is an entrance into what seems to be Sailor Moon’s home. It glitters and glams with a feminine mystique that can both braid over you with synth-tying rhythms or let you loose on the dancefloor. Either way, Stardust Motel is a simple four track EP asking you to remember: pop music… Continue reading Album Review: GIGI ROWE Invites your to Stardust Motel

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Album Review: Julien Baker’s Turn Out The Lights Asks For Life’s Meaning

What is the meaning of life? This question has plagued every single human being, and seems to be the quintessential challenge for every artist to answer. Yet, the scariest response might be that there is no meaning to life beyond the one you give it. When there are no rhymes, reasons, or even rules and… Continue reading Album Review: Julien Baker’s Turn Out The Lights Asks For Life’s Meaning