For the month of July we had the luck of listening to DJ Mustard’s album, Mustard. The album had a west coast vibe with the intro taking me back to 90s r&b, sounding a little like the band Boys to Men. Although I didn’t like One Take Jay’s rapping, which sounds like Rapper Blueface, the more »
For the month of June, I saw music from Canadian rap Drake releasing two songs, “Money in The Grave,” which had beats of an old school rap song for the 90s and a decent song in “Omerta.” The song isn’t what I was expecting from the rapper. He did, however, make up for it with more »
Ritual Howls’ newest album Rendered Amor is a post punk exploration into love, loneliness and longing. Indie Music Director, Johnnie Wade delves into the album with this audio review.
Kevin Abstract takes on his latest album, ARIZONA BABY, with an approach to music that is only considered as daring. The young rapper has what some would consider a controversial past. Abstract ran away from home when he was just a teenager. When he started making music, and his music video “Empty” came out more »
The ideas of body positivity and self love have been slowly pushing their way through mainstream music over the last few years. The concept seems clear across the board: less judgement and more acceptance. That seems easier said than done. Lizzo is here to prove with her debut album, Cuz I Love You, that she more »
It is safe to say that Alaskalaska is a band that is known to have a steady stream of unique pop-jazz singles, their debut album The Dots has become an eagerly awaited release. This album consists of twelve tracks and is full of the bands unique trademark. Lead vocalist and guitarist, Lucinda John-Duarte’s vocals are more »
The band, Big Thief, recently released their album called “U.F.O.F.” This album was recorded at a cabin in Washington state. This was the first time they felt as thought they had a break several years of continuous touring which also helped them create an adoring audience. Big Thief decided to take a slightly different route more »
The band, Vampire Weekend have came a very long way from students one year, to festival headliners the next. Imagine that! They are known to mix up a number of different genres such as digital dancehall, string sections, Latin punk and raga. Their motivation came from them growing up listening to punk and hardcore, but more »
Getting old in hip hop is rarely considered good. More often than not, new rappers seek to gain attention, fame, and dominate the charts in a way they claim their predecessors couldn’t. Occasionally though, we get to see an artist truly find their footing with age. ScHoolboy Q shows that being a 32 year old more »
Psyche rockers Frankie and the Witch Finger’s ZAM is their most exciting release to date. Sit back, buckle up and enjoy as our Indie Music Director, Johnnie Wade, gives his audio review.