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Jeremy Parsons – Things to Come

Texas-raised Jeremy Parsons crafts nostalgic alt-country that glimmers with hints of the 70s and 80s mixed with a bit of modern flair. Parsons' voice sits between the likes of Eric Church and Jason Aldean, but the songwriter is definitely more reflective of independent or Americana acts. The ...

Kali Dreamer – Super Jr.

by zak Ever since the Because the Internet era, it seems like Childish Gambino has been on a mission to either find or evolve his style, especially from a vocal point of view. Toying around with pitches and octaves, Gambino has channeled an almost Jai Paul-like aura on his past two albums. There is ...

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 ...

Intensity Reigns Supreme – Single Reviews.

AFI -''Twisted Tongues/Escape From Los Angeles'' Intensity reigns supreme here. These two fresh singles from punk outfit AFI take advantage of what can be achieved with a little synth and guitars. Elements of frontman Davey Havok and guitarist Jade Puget's other project, Black Audio, floods the ...

You Me At Six Deliver A SUCKAPUNCH

Upon my initial listen I felt a bit underwhelmed but still like there was something I wasn't quite grasping (I blame this in part in having to listen in segments). However, when I was able to listen to the album as a whole, it clicked. The name of this album truly does it justice. The album opens ...

Present Company – Talking on Couches

Talking on Couches opens with "Probably," a song that blends the droney nature of Lydia Burrell's "Tuxedo" with hints of August Hotel's semi-androgynous brand of synth pop. We might as well through in fellow Minneapolis synth rock group Graveyard Club on the list as well. While this isn't ...

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 ...