Reviews

Album Review: Dan Kassel “Clockwork”
April 12, 2017

Album Review: Dan Kassel “Clockwork”

Dan Kassel is perhaps one of the most versatile musicians in the underground music scene. A cellist and New Jersey native, Kassel’s musical arrangements transcend the Western hemisphere. In Clockwork, he showcases sounds from the Eastern side of the world, including India and Japan.   What is perhaps most impressive...

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Album Review: Jessica Paige “Branching Out”
April 04, 2017

Album Review: Jessica Paige “Branching Out”

Uniting her love of songwriting and composition with pop and folk influences, Jessica Paige makes her debut with her full-length album Branching Out.   Growing up, Jessica was classically trained on piano and violin. She first picked up the guitar while studying composition in college, and began writing with both guitar...

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Album Review: Alex MacKinnon “Two Sides”
February 07, 2017

Album Review: Alex MacKinnon “Two Sides”

Fusing elements of bluegrass, gospel, hymns, funk, R&B, reggae, and more, Two Sides is a very timely release by multi-instrumentalist Alex MacKinnon. Both striking and comforting, this eclectic collection is woven with themes of social consciousness, the need for equality, and gentle reminders to enjoy the simple things...

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Album Review: Citizen Zero “State Of Mind” LP
August 29, 2016

Album Review: Citizen Zero “State Of Mind” LP

Every once a new band approaches that complete grabs your attention for their amazing musicianship. Whether it be for their sound or for their lyrics, something is just truly special about them. Citizen Zero is the latest band to make us feel this way and it is truly a treat what they’ve created with their latest album State...

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Album Review: Grayscale ‘What We’re Missing’
February 17, 2016

Album Review: Grayscale ‘What We’re Missing’

To anybody who was a teenager during the emo/pop-punk revival of the mid-2000’s, alternative guitar melodies and melancholic lyrics hit a bittersweet spot in our heart. If you’re one of those teenagers, then I’m sure you’ll dig up and coming pop-punk band Grayscale who’s recently released their...

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Album Review: Miss May I ‘Deathless’
August 13, 2015

Album Review: Miss May I ‘Deathless’

Ohio natives Miss May I have become a staple act of the metalcore genre and scene. Their ruthless music and performances ignite a powerful response from fans each and every time.  The band formed in 2007 and has released 5 albums to date: Apologies Are for the Weak (2009), Monument (2010), At Heart (2012), Rise of The Lion...

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