Reviews

Artist Profile: Juice


Friday, June 8, 2018

Juice is a seven-piece, Boston-based band made up of Ben Stevens (lead vocals), Michael Ricciardulli (guitar), Rami El-Abidin (bass), Christian Rose (violin, vocals), Kamau Burton (acoustic guitar, vocals), Daniel Moss (guitar), and Miles Clyatt (drums). The crew met as freshman at Boston College and won their school’s Battle of the Bands competition in 2014. They ...

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June’s Artist To Watch: Diners


Monday, June 4, 2018

I first saw Diners in October 2017 at The Red Raven Café in Fargo, North Dakota. When I saw “them,” it was actually only frontman Tyler Broderick. Depending on the night, Broderick is joined by Tristan Jemsek, Cesar Ruiz, Jill Cook, Robert Raya, Christian Reeb, or Aaron Ponzo. Diners, an indie-pop group from Phoenix, Arizona, ...

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CHVRCHES Find Their Remedy In ‘Love Is Dead’: Featured image courtesy of CHVRCHES

CHVRCHES Find Their Remedy In ‘Love Is Dead’


Thursday, May 31, 2018

Love Is Dead is the third studio album from the Glasgow-based synth-pop trio CHVRCHES, and the group’s latest project since 2016’s Every Open Eye. It’s also one of their sharpest releases to date. Featuring the refined and glittering production of Grammy award winning Greg Kurstin (whose previous credits include Adele, Sia, and Beck, among many ...

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’13 Reasons Why’ Season 2 Is A Pointless Follow Up


Wednesday, May 30, 2018

When 13 Reasons Why was first streamed on Netflix last year, it felt like a show like no other and made a huge splash. Now, a season 2 just got underway. But why? To be honest, it’s not even necessary. Season 1 followed the journey of Hannah as she introduced people at her school—who were ...

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‘Tell Me How You Really Feel’: How Courtney Barnett Bears It All & ‘Turns It Into Art’


Friday, May 25, 2018

Although comparing artists to each other commonly brings up complaints among artists and critics alike (there will never be a new Beatles!) there are certain situations where this side-by-side is unavoidable. Like when Patti Smith invited Australian punk-folk-rocker Courtney Barnett up on stage last April at Melbourne’s Festival Hall. Whether it’s the hair, the fact ...

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Arctic Monkeys’ “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino” Album Review


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Deciding where to begin when describing this album is no easy task, as it really doesn’t fit into any already designed boxes. The initial thought upon beginning Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino written by Arctic Monkeys’ frontman Alex Turner was, “This reminds me of that song the blob guys sings in Rick & Morty?” After ...

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