Category Archives: Album Review

“Golden Hour” – A Few Hours Late

By Martha Kowalski I’m on the late side of discovering this album – released in May of 2020 and about half a year later has come my eureka moment – so this is not going to be your hot-off-the-press, breaking … Read More >

Plantasia: A Sonic Fertilizer and Novelty Records

By Arthur Machado It is the summer of 1976. You go to West Hollywood looking for a new asparagus fern to bring in some nature and liven up your small studio apartment. You drive down Melrose Avenue, in the heart of … Read More >

Back to the Past: Nebraska – Bruce Springsteen

By Ethan Cook In this series, I’m going back in time and revisiting some of the music of the past. Personally, I always enjoy listening to old albums and trying to understand how the music was historically important and where … Read More >

Review: “Speed, Sound, Lonely KV” by Kurt Vile

By Ethan Cook As the seasons transition from the warm days of summer to the chilly evenings of winter I find myself looking for musical change as well. I spent the summer listening to punk-rock and heavy-metal; music that made … Read More >

THICK, “5 Years Behind” Review

By Ethan Cook Over the past couple weeks I’ve been thinking about what album I wanted to write about next; and, more broadly, what value writing an album review offers to the reader, artist and myself. After some thinking, I … Read More >

“Everything is the Worst,” Cedarsmoke Review

By Ethan Cook I view music through a qualitative lense, rather than a quantitative one. Qualitative and quantitative are big words that get tossed around a lot in STEM classes that involve a lot of technical writing, but the TLDRRead More >