25 Most Anticipated Acts at Coachella 2019

The month of April brings the zeitgeist of all modern day American music-related gatherings, the one and only Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. While many elements of Coachella hamper the ideal quality of experiencing live music, there's something to be said for the masses of people who swarm this desert every year to partake … Continue reading 25 Most Anticipated Acts at Coachella 2019

Today or Tomorrow: Maxton Schulte’s Endless Vertigo

It's only been a matter of months since Maxton Schulte's last solo release, but the sound and sentiment of his second LP still lurk in the fog. That album, Retrograde Emotion, is a cathartic exposé of ambient rock and internal desolation that amplified Schulte's fragmented emotions through a set of psychotherapeutic songs. As painfully lonely as … Continue reading Today or Tomorrow: Maxton Schulte’s Endless Vertigo

Album Review: Ariana Grande – thank u, next

Though greatly indebted to vocal powerhouses of ‘90s soul and R&B, like Mariah Carey and Christina Aguilera, Ariana Grande is undoubtedly an artist of the moment. A pop star invested in and in tune with "the now." She currently boasts the most worldwide monthly listeners on Spotify, over 60 million Twitter followers, and is a … Continue reading Album Review: Ariana Grande – thank u, next

Album Review: Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center

I'm of the opinion that collaboration doesn't get celebrated enough in mainstream music. Sure, there are plenty of landmark records that are a direct result of two or more amazing artistic talents linking up (DOOM and Madlib's Madvillainy, The Postal Service's Get Up, etc.) but generally speaking, I think collab records are one the more exciting … Continue reading Album Review: Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center