Demi’s Daddy Issues?

Demi Lovato dropped her sixth studio album, Tell Me That You Love Me, near the end of September. Her first single, “Sorry Not Sorry,” is a mediocre pop anthem, only thriving off of boss women who were bored with every other mainstream song. While there are a few good songs on the album, some of … Continue reading Demi’s Daddy Issues?

The Killers Return with Wonderful Wonderful

In 2012, Las Vegas locals The Killers released Battle Born, an album which didn’t quite meet the quality their previous albums possessed. This album preceded a five-year hiatus for the band. During that time, Brandon Flowers, the lead singer, branched off to release music of his own for a solo career. Flowers has stated that … Continue reading The Killers Return with Wonderful Wonderful

Who Says 2000s Emo Bands Are Dead?

Chances are if you have ever listened to any strand of early 2000s emo music you probably know all the words to “Hands Down.” Fronted by Chris Carraba, Dashboard Confessional are more acoustic rock with influences ranging from Bruce Springsteen to Weezer. They were a pretty popular band back in the 2000s, releasing their last … Continue reading Who Says 2000s Emo Bands Are Dead?

Kehlani Connects with Fans on New Record

Kehlani, also referred to as "Lani Tsunami," happens to be exactly that — a force of nature. The 21-year-old R&B siren puts fans in a auditory trance with tunes on her highly anticipated major-label album. SweetSexySavage is Kehlani's shining, artistic moment — evidenced by the time she took with this project. In a time where artists are flooding the … Continue reading Kehlani Connects with Fans on New Record

Review of A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here…Thank You 4 Your Service

  A Tribe Called Quest really made an impact in '90s rap music. To wait 18 years between albums may leave some fans wary of what is to come, but We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service does not disappoint. On Nov. 13, 2015, the group performed on the same night as … Continue reading Review of A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here…Thank You 4 Your Service

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

Skeleton Tree proves to be a stylistic shift for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. The album is heavily influenced from the death of Cave's 15-year-old son Arthur, who died from an accidental fall off a cliff. In later recordings, the album had lyrics amended to capture the ideas and themes of death, personal grief … Continue reading Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

Beyoncé Slays in New Single, “Formation”

Since the debut of her vigorous new single “Formation,” singer-songwriter Beyoncé has shown fans and haters alike that she’s got a whole lot more than hot sauce in her House of Dereon bag.  She has a political message – one she stands firmly behind. After the Feb. 6 release of the prideful anthem, the Internet … Continue reading Beyoncé Slays in New Single, “Formation”

Jack White Sets the Bar for Rock Stars Everywhere

The Black Keys may not actually be ripping off Jack White, but they should wish they were. In a music world that lacks the rock-god-like presence of artists like Jimi Hendrix, Jack White is one of those rare artists that have the same mysterious allure. Programming Director Joe Phelan and I were lucky enough to … Continue reading Jack White Sets the Bar for Rock Stars Everywhere