Album Review: Anderson .Paak – Oxnard

Every era has its group of entertainers that eventually achieve household name status. From Michael Jackson and Prince to Justin Timberlake and Beyonce, each generation of music is keen to producing a select number of individuals fit for center stage. Anderson .Paak is perhaps one of this decade's notable show stopping performers. A multifaceted talent … Continue reading Album Review: Anderson .Paak – Oxnard

Album Review: Maxton Schulte – Retrograde Emotion

Catharsis (noun): purification or purgation of the emotions, primarily through art. Amid releasing two records in the span of a year with psych rock outfit The Shorelines, Santa Barbara based singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Maxton Schulte found himself with an abundance of written material, much of which largely stemmed from significant personal experiences and feelings towards … Continue reading Album Review: Maxton Schulte – Retrograde Emotion

New Music Roundup: September

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 BROCKHAMPTON, JMSN, Lupe Fiasco and more. Armand Hammer - Paraffin For operating within such a niche style of hip-hop, Billy Woods and Elucid (together Armand Hammer) each bring … Continue reading New Music Roundup: September

Talking with The Shorelines about music, Santa Barbara & their debut album

Last month while spending a weekend in Santa Barbara, I had the pleasure of meeting local psychedelic rock band, The Shorelines. Formed by multi-instrumentalists Maxton Schulte and Justin Kass, the band recently released their debut album Somewhere In Time. I caught their gig at Pure Order Brewing Co. while enjoying some good beers and the not so … Continue reading Talking with The Shorelines about music, Santa Barbara & their debut album