Fortunate Youth drops ‘Good Times (Roll On)’ full-length LP

POV: You’re at your first Halloween party since COVID ruined everyone’s life and the vibe is kinda off… (who isn’t suffering from quarantine-induced social anxiety and awkwardness?). The host frantically asks you to “put on something everyone will want to dance to”. What do you do? You throw on Fortunate Youth’s newest album, obviously. Their […]

‘Far Cry 6’ original soundtrack heavy with sociopolitical overtones

If you have played a more recent Far Cry game, you normally know what to expect: incredible open world playgrounds, countless customizable weapons, lovable furry companions and, above all else, a twisted, unapologetic villain. We have been introduced to Vaas Montenegro, the insanity obsessed, maniacal face of Far Cry 3. We have come to know […]

Employed To Serve releases metal masterpiece, ‘Conquering’

I would like to preface my following article by stating clearly that hardcore metal is not typically in my current rotation of music. Sure, I love the occasional Incendiary or Behemoth, but on a day-to-day basis, I find myself listening to much lighter sounds. Maybe it’s my age, but I really have to be in […]

How new ‘Castles’ album hoists The Elovaters sky-high

A month to the day after this Boston-based sextet dropped their third studio album titled Castles, I hit The Elovaters’ Nick Asta and Matty Link’s recents and chatted them up, regarding the many aspects that make Castles unique and, well, for lack of a better phrase, utterly addicting. From their multifaceted collaboration styles to their […]

Trivium to release ‘In The Court Of The Dragon’ album

Why are dragons so good at making music? Because, they really know their scales!! In celebration of their upcoming tenth studio album, In The Court Of The Dragon, Trivium has announced they will be playing a special album release headlining show!! They are currently on the ‘Metal Tour of the Year’ with Hatebreed, Lamb of […]

Karaboudjan reveals final song in psych rock soundscape ‘IMAGO’

Karaboudjan, the pseudonym of Billy Kim, has just released the last single to comprise his debut EP IMAGO — available digitally now, with a vinyl pressing of the EP to come! The accomplished musician is a member of Tycho‘s band and has already seen success with a feature in Rolling Stone Magazine and a GRAMMY nomination […]

Nigel Hall (of Lettuce) releases ‘Spiritual’ solo studio album

Nigel Hall (keyboardist and vocalist for funk phenoms, Lettuce) has released his latest solo album titled Spiritual: an honest, creative and brave reflection about Hall’s personal journey with the metaphysical. He really channels listeners into believing in their own path towards higher self-discovery. The takeaway — free yourself. Make music (or whatever your preferred art […]

Reggae meets AI in new Naughty Don ‘Electric Beach’ album

Kaleo Wassman — producer, guitarist and lead singer of noted reggae powerhouse Pepper — mashed up with the production minds of Ronnie King, Kyle (Aristotle) Grabiel and Jose Mario Fernandez (Wizzo) to bring you a brand new side project Naughty Don and its debut album, Electric Beach. The album is an immersive concept project that […]

Gone Gone Beyond looks to a bright future in ‘2030’ LP

When you think of the year 2030, what comes to mind? Are you seeing a better world, a better life, a brighter place? As crazy as it seems, that year is actually in the pretty near future. Most people tend to associate the year 2030 as the end-all year for the climate change crisis… but, according […]

Delta Nove pays tribute to departed brother in ‘Beyond’ album

Death has an interesting effect on humans; it has a remarkably peculiar way of transforming us. Whether it be anticipating your own or living beyond someone else’s passing, it has a way of taking the priorities in your life and reshaping them, giving you fresh perspectives and overall new outlooks that otherwise may have never […]

Bombafiya debuts with ‘Do What Makes You Happy’ album

Up-and-coming reggae band Bombafiya, based out of Santa Barbara California, just released their first full-length album Do What makes You Happy! The band consists of lead vocals and guitarist Collin Daniels, secondary singer Benicia Grace, bassist Eddie Koep, drummer Mark Rojas and keyboardist Emmanuel Oliva, all offering a true reggae rock-infused sound! Top Shelf Music […]

Big Atomic explodes with social unrest in funky ‘Body Politic’ EP

Big Atomic is on the side of the people. This funky five-piece from Louisville, Kentucky does not idly stand by while injustice reigns supreme. We might be enjoying the start of summer in a brand new post-COVID era, taking vacations and attending concerts without a care in the world. But, remember last summer? Remember the […]

Rebelution relishes life ‘In The Moment’

What does it mean to be ‘in the moment’? Is it appreciating life as it comes? Is it focusing on only the here and now? Is it being grateful for everything that’s happened or will happen? According to Rebelution’s new album, In The Moment, it’s all the above.  Created remotely in the thick of quarantine […]