Norman Rockwell, renowned author most famously known for his popularization of "The American Dream" through his stories and paintings, is not only one of America's most notable writers and painters, but now also the thematic inspiration behind Lana Del Rey's latest album, Norman Fucking Rockwell! “It was kind of an exclamation mark. So, this is … Continue reading Album Review: Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!
Long before they became present day indie sweethearts, Whitney's Max Kakacek and Julien Ehrlrich were crafting up an enticing style of rock that captured both modern and retro flavors in a unique way. Their previous band, the glam and garage-inspired Smith Westerns became Chicago legends on the strength of three infinitely fun albums. Over half … Continue reading Album Review: Whitney – Forever Turned Around
New music roundups are a monthly recap dedicated to covering the latest music in a series of short, descriptive reviews. This month’s edition includes new releases from Leslie Stevens, Shura, Young Thug and more. A$AP Ferg - Floor Seats After releasing the highly acclaimed Trap Lord in 2013, many suspected A$AP Ferg had taken the reigns from … Continue reading New Music Roundup: August
It’s been just over a week since Midland released their sophomore album Let It Roll. The band themselves have called their journey in country music a gamble they have gone all in on and it’s safe to say The Gator Boys are clearing house. From hard-hitting honky tonk jams and steel guitar to effortless heartbreak-laden … Continue reading Album Review: Midland – Let It Roll
These days, few singer-songwriters come as universally acclaimed as Wisconsin native Justin Vernon. Since debuting his now prodigious outfit Bon Iver over ten years ago with the indie folk classic For Emma, Forever Ago, Vernon has become a somewhat elusive yet widely admired figure, keen to avoid ever being in the public eye for too … Continue reading Album Review: Bon Iver – i,i