logo
Single Reviews

An interview with Tobias Jr. and review of the Music Video for his new single “Amaze Me”

by Gabrielle Solange “Amaze Me.”  A simple message proclaimed in an open field under a perfect blue sky. These lyrics are sweetly sung like a lullaby. The only musical accompaniment, a guitar and the sounds of nature. The visuals embody the famous words of an ancient king recorded in the 23rd Psalm, “You ...

You better listen to these new tunes! | Single Reviews

Aly & AJ – “Listen!!!”: This year may mark the first full-length studio album from Aly & AJ in 14 years, but the album’s second single “Listen!!!” proves that the Torrance-based pop duo has still got it. The driving rocker has this after-dark vibe that is somehow both pointed and poignant, making ...

when in doubt, write about new (music) singles

Cristin Milioti - "715 Creeks": The acclaimed actress and Broadway performer is here with a cover to kick off the year with a needed dose of calm. Nothing but voice and piano form a marked contrast to Bon Iver's vocoder doused version. A bit of tension emerges in some reverbed stringed instruments. The vocals at times have a ...

”You’re Welcome”| Single Reviews

A Day To Remember – ‘’Brick Wall’’ Front man Jeremy McKinnon hasn’t sounded so angry. The Day To Remember vocalist, forms his beliefs here and bellows for a better future. Lyrically imaginative too, the new single Brick Wall from forthcoming album You’re Welcome turns up the aggression. ...

”Emotional Underpinnings”| Single Reviews

Glass Tides – ‘’Truth Hurts’’ Blistering and coherent, "Truth Hurts" by Glass Tides is an emo banger. Sturdy guitars and powerful drumming intertwine like a collision of noise, and the concept of screaming about pain has never been more relevant. The subject introduces us to this band’s woes, their ...

Restless but I gotta rest [single reviews]

by Ryan Getz / Pictured: Pale Waves (Photo credit: Niall Lea) Pale Waves - "Change": I saw a tweet earlier today that made mention of Pale Waves' new tune and its alleged similarity to Avril Lavigne. I'm not sure I would go that far, but there's no doubt in my mind this song is the brightest I've heard from the goth pop ...

”Better Days”| Single Reviews

Dream State – ''Monsters'' Welsh band Dream State fires on all cylinders with their new single "Monsters." Inside this juggernaut track, there’s a bubbling rage and sorrow isn’t on the back burner. The band’s previous music has always had the same intensity, the lyrical ingenuity, and those breakneck ...