Mini Music Reviews: MUNA, Grandson, & The Faim!

It’s time for another Mini Music Review post! Today I’ll be doing flash reviews on three very different bands/artists. And yet, they all make perfect sense as bands/artists I enjoy. My tastes are very broad, yet very specific. Anyway, today I’m reviewing new projects by MUNA, grandson, and The Faim. What’s that? You haven’t heard [...]

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I’m So Happy: A Review of “Happiness Begins” by Jonas Brothers

I’d thought there’d never be a new Jonas Brothers release for the rest of my life. Nick seemed committed to his solo career, while Joe seemed happy with DNCE. Kevin seemed to be at peace with living life as a husband and father, putting his rock star days behind him. The JoBros were no mo’. [...]

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Review of “LOVE + FEAR” by MARINA

Once upon a time, there was a solo artist whose stage name sounded like a band: Marina and the Diamonds. She was well-loved with three successful albums, especially the ambitious Electra Heart. And then one day she decided to drop the Diamonds and just go by MARINA. Why? I don’t know. Maybe because too many [...]

Rapid Reviews: A Review of Albums by Jade Bird, Lizzo, and LSD

Jade Bird by Jade Bird This self-titled debut was easily one of my most anticipated releases of the year. And it did not disappoint. Jade Bird is indie/Americana heaven. It’s no wonder Bird’s music is loved by indie, alternative, and country fans alike. This album will make you feel like you’re at Woodstock (and what [...]

Lowkey Great: A Review of Albums by PUP & Haley Reinhart

Morbid Stuff by PUP The best way to describe PUP is that they’re the angry version of The Front Bottoms. The lyricism and vocal stylings are strikingly similar, though the delivery stands in stark contrast. This is alternative with a dash of emo. Morbid Stuff is an ode to being an edgy, angsty teen and [...]