Though I give music recommendations monthly, I occasionally like to talk a little bit more about albums I’ve been enjoying. Enter: my album review series. Today I’ll be reviewing a few more of my favorite albums of the year so far. You can find my first set of 2020 album reviews here! Folklore by Taylor [...]
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Album Reviews: Halsey, Dua Lipa, & More!
Last year I became really burnt out on writing album reviews. I started feeling like I was listening to albums and EPs for the purpose of reviewing them, rather than just for enjoyment. It made listening to music a chore, instead of something I loved to do. Therefore, this year I’m making some changes. Instead [...]
Music Review: King Princess & Bishop Briggs
Well guys, this is probably going to be my last music review this year. In fact, it may be my last formal music review ever. As much as I love talking about music, reviewing it has started to take the fun out of listening to it. It feels like an obligation, rather than me just [...]
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 [...]
Mini Music Reviews: Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen, & More!
Here I am, back at it again with my inconsequential opinions on music! As I said in my last Mini Music Reviews post, I’ve decided to do flash reviews for albums instead of full-length ones. That way I can hide the fact that I don’t really know much about music. Nope, you’ll never know that. [...]
Mini Music Reviews: Tori Kelly, Lil Nas X, & More!
I haven’t done a single music review in months. Whoops. As such, my backlist became quite lengthy. How was I going to review all these albums? That’s when it hit me: I’m not an expert in music reviewing anyway. Why not instead give my brief thoughts on all the new music projects I’ve been listening [...]
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 [...]