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The Knocks – “House Party”

The Knocks – “House Party”

By: Ryan Smith “House Party” by the Knocks is the quintessential Friday night song. While the message of the song has the duo that is the Knocks discussing their fame and rise to it, the chorus of the song and the beat help bring it’s […]

Citizen – “As You Please”

Citizen – “As You Please”

By: Ryan Smith Citizen is an Ohio based band that gently blends post-hardcore and pop punk elements into their comfortable and accessible sound. Their newest album, “As You Please,” makes up for 2017’s “Everybody Is Going To Heaven” but doesn’t really stand out of the […]

Slotface – “Try Not To Freak Out”

Slotface – “Try Not To Freak Out”

By: Ryan Smith Norwegian based pop-punk band, Sløtface deliver their debut LP Try Not To Freak Out, with just about everything you could want from a 2017 pop-punk album. Warm reverb, a strong bassline, guitars with a comfortable edge to em and, smooth vocals with […]

Hollywood Undead – “Five”

Hollywood Undead – “Five”

By: Ryan Smith Starting up Hollywood Undead’s “Five” is the infectious “California Dreaming”. The fun sounding pop influenced track tackles not only both sides of California (glitz and glamour vs dreaded reality), but also tackles both of the aspects of stardom. In a similar track […]

10 Years – “(how to live) AS GHOSTS”

10 Years – “(how to live) AS GHOSTS”

By: Ryan Smith Being around almost 20 years means that you’ll go through changes as a musician- whether its sound, subject, or even genre. With 10 Years “(how to live) AS GHOSTS”, the group digs down to their roots while at the same time recreating […]

What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

By: Elli Dubanoski An insightful look into the life and music of Nina Simone, “What Happened, Miss Simone?” highlights the artist’s brilliance and civil rights activism while also refusing to shy away from the darker areas of her life, including her long-untreated mental illness. The […]