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In Defense Of Joy Oladokun’s Own Happiness | ALBUM REVIEW

Recently featured as Billboard Pride’s Artist of the Month and on Spotify’s physical billboard on 12th Ave as you head into Nashville’s downtown, Joy Oladokun is not only an artist to watch but possesses a voice and perspective that gracefully demands to be listened to.  In a time ...

Matt Pond PA – Songs of Disquiet

In the midst of what has been, undeniably, a tumultuous year for much of the world, Songs of Disquiet is a title that seems timely; when compared against the album's eight beach-tinged folk tracks, it feels oddly contradictory. Disquiet may be the vehicle through which these songs exist, but ...

Ruby Haunt - Tiebreaker

Ruby Haunt – Tiebreaker

It's hard to tell where one Ruby Haunt release ends and the next one begins; the duo of Wyatt Ininns and Victor Pakpour have been releasing music at a steady pace for the past three years in a way that few bands have. Something must be working here, as they've amassed over 100,000 monthly listeners on ...

I Fell in Love With the Sound Waves – a review of Brave Days’ “Work In Progress” EP

Pop-punk can be tough ground to cover musically. You must have the perfect blend of catchy hooks, visual lyricism with plenty of pop sensibility. Brave Days achieves that in leaps and bounds with their newest release, Work in Progress. Clocking in just under a total of twenty-two minutes, it is a ...

Richard Edwards - The Soft Ache and the Moon

Richard Edwards and the Velvet Ocean – The Soft Ache and the Moon

Richard Edwards, of Margot and the Nuclear So and So's fame, is back with his third proper solo LP. Resigned to an ordinary life due to persistent chronic illness, Edwards has been releasing studio projects at a strong pace. Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset was befitting of its title, with lush arrangements. ...

KNOCKOUT KID – HERO INSOMNIAC

In 2016 Knockout Kid released Manic, which completely knocked me on my ass. That year for me was one of the hardest I've ever encountered in my life, but that album gave me hope and new life. And I couldn't stop talking about it. Manic ended up as my album of the year. Well here we are, 2020 and again ...

Silicone Boone – The Reaches

Silicone Boone is a bit of an enigma. Sure, you can glean the essentials from his Spotify bio concerning his Amish upbringing and his assimilation into the modern world via proxy of Carl Sagan's Pale Blue Dot, but he's still fundamentally shrouded in mystery. The Reaches, an album fifteen ...