Double Take: A Review of the Debut Albums of Wallows and Billie Eilish

Nothing Happens by Wallows The day I discovered one of the vocalists for this band is Dylan Minnette from 13 Reasons Why is the day my entire worldview changed. How can someone be involved with something so great and something so horrible? It’s a mind bender. Fortunately, it doesn’t in the least take away from [...]

Glass Half Full: A Review of “The Black Album” by Weezer

About two months ago, I reviewed Weezer’s cover album. I called it lazy and pointless, which I still maintain. But it didn’t kill my hope for the Black Album. After all, I’d enjoyed the singles. Perhaps the Black Album would be just the comeback Weezer needed. Alas, it is not. Out of the ten tracks [...]

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: A Triple Review of “OK, I’M SICK,” by badflower, “Betty” by Betty Who, and “Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne

Within the past couple weeks, many albums from all different genres have dropped. Only a few stood out to me. “OK, I’M SICK” by badflower sparked my interest because I’ve liked a couple of their songs in the past. “Betty” by Betty Who stood out for the same reason. “Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne [...]

She’s Back!: A Review of “Thank U, Next” by Ariana Grande

I’m going to be honest with you— I don’t really know how to talk about this album. I’ve been a fan of Ariana Grande since before she even released an album. I used to listen to her YouTube covers obsessively, eagerly awaiting the day she released her own music. And she never disappointed. Well, that [...]

World War 21P: A Review of “Trench” by twenty one pilots

Over the past year, no band has been turned on faster than twenty one pilots. One day, they were lauded as near-gods and the next they were written off as hacks. In a world where callout culture is affecting careers left and right, this isn’t so surprising. That is, until you realize neither Tyler Joseph [...]

Monstrously Good: A Review of “Love Monster” by Amy Shark

If iTunes hadn't aggressively pushed Amy Shark as much as they have, I doubt I would've given her a chance. And that would've been a grievous mistake. She is a shining talent, a veritable diamond in the rough. I've been unable to listen to anything besides Love Monster for an entire week. Shark is 2018's [...]

The Duality of Bands: A Mini-Review of “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino” by Arctic Monkeys and “Ann” by The Front Bottoms

When I saw both of these bands were releasing music this month, I was ecstatic! Arctic Monkeys and The Front Bottoms are two of my favorite bands, so I’m always happy for new releases from them. More than that, I knew I’d have to review these projects. However, I’ve decided to do it a little [...]

A Religious Experience: A Review of “Church of Scars” by Bishop Briggs

I first discovered Bishop Briggs when her song “River” was featured on the short-lived television program Scream. I didn’t watch the show, but I knew people who did and they raved about the song. So, I pulled up iTunes and checked out her music. At that time, she had about five singles out and I [...]