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Brika Offers Chill, Sultry Alt-Pop with New Release, “Just Wanna Be Single”

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment when alt-pop exploded into the mainstream. If you had to make a guess, Lorde’s groundbreaking 2013 release Pure Heroine is a decent one. Since then, a plethora of similar artists have emerged, blending [...]

August 5, 2017 Album Reviews

Action Camp Brings Beauty and Menace on New Self-Titled EP

By the time a band has been around for ten or more years, they tend to be pretty confident in their sound. As they progress, they essentially have two options: stick with what they know works, or try something new. [...]

August 2, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Fist Fight in the Parking Lot Release New Album “714”

Fist Fight in the Parking Lot 714 Released July 14, 2017 By Kate Drozynski As whiskey ages, it gets smoother, richer, more complex, all without losings the strength and bite that makes whiskey, well, whiskey. The same can be said [...]

August 1, 2017 Album Reviews, Local Artists

Host Skull Subverts the Expected with New Avant-Rock Album, “Destruction”

Local indie collective/record label Golden Magnet is at it again. On Saturday, July 29th, they’ll debut their seventh release (and fourth album) since their inception last year: Host Skull’s Destruction. The occasion will be marked with a release show at [...]

July 28, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Preview, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Bat Zuppel Premiere “The Witch” Off Of Their Highly Anticipated Fifth Album “Dylar”

Album artwork by Keith Caves Band Photo by Shanua Miller By Paige E. Owens With a sound similar to that of Thee Oh Sees and Black Sabbath, the psych-punk group, Bat Zuppel, remain a force to be reckoned with in [...]

July 28, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Preview, Local Artists

Hear Tonight Convey Powerful Message in Official Video for “Stay Dry”

By Paige E. Owens Following the release of their last official music video nearly a year ago, California, PA indie rock group, Hear Tonight, debuted their newest single, “Stay Dry,” on Friday, July 21st. Hear Tonight is comprised of Shane [...]

July 26, 2017 Album Reviews, Local Artists

Paramore “After Laughter” Review with the LP Club

Check out this review of Paramore’s new album “After Laughter” by guest contributor Ethan from the LP Club. At 13 years old he has over 150 album reviews and counting to his name over the past 2 years. Ethan has [...]

July 7, 2017 Album Reviews

Honey Gets Raw and Buzzy on Powerful Debut Full-Length, “Mock Pop”

The album contains youthful angst and thoughtful reflection; searing guitar riffs and spacey interludes; desperate death wishes and confessions of love; thrashing punk numbers and extended experimental rides. [...]

June 29, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Wreck Loose Provide Punch, Passion, and Creativity with Impressive New Album, “OK, Wreck Loose”

Album artwork by Lizzee Solomon Fans of piano-driven garage rockers Wreck Loose have been waiting on a full-length record from the band for four years now. But their patience, and their PledgeMusic contributions, are about to pay off. On Friday, [...]

June 15, 2017 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Harry Styles Video Review by the LP Club

Check out this review of Harry Styles new album by guest contributor Ethan from the LP Club. At 13 years old he has over 150 album reviews and counting to his name over the past 2 years. Ethan has a [...]

June 14, 2017 Album Reviews, Feature