Category Archives: Album Review

El Ten Eleven Preview

Since 2002, Kristian Dunn and Tim Fogarty have been collaborating on a post-rock instrumental project known to many as El Ten Eleven. The Los Angeles based duo is known for the incredibly textured and original sound, made from simply a … Read More >

Mac Miller’s GO:OD AM Album review

GO:OD AM marks the 23-year-old, platinum-selling rapper’s third record in the last five years – and a different Mac Miller than we’ve heard before.  The Pittsburgh native has come a long way since his early days with Rostrum Records.  After … Read More >

Lessons From The Streets Album Review

Elijah Jamal Balbed’s sophomore release, Lessons From The Streets, is telling of how influential his music has already been on the Washington, DC jazz scene. The album’s liner notes make no mistake about it: “Balbed has become a guiding force on … Read More >

PitchFork 2015 Recap

The Heavy Shit – By Emili Earheart Pitchfork music fest seems to cover all the bases as far as genres go. This year, there was an especially strong electronic and dance representation among the lineup, making those dancy three … Read More >

Ghost Bath – Moonlover

  Ghost Bath (鬼浴) is a peculiar band that’s emerged in the metal scene recently. Much of their aesthetics remind me of the similarly named “Ghost,” who went from being nobodies to one of the big names when … Read More >

Vashti Bunyan – Heartleap

Warning: Do not pop this CD in while starting your 30 minute commute pre-caffeine fix. You may just fall asleep at the wheel. Its beautiful, but feels like one long hypnotizing lullaby. Bunyan is an English singer/songwriter who … Read More >