Black Country, New Road release filmed live performance

[Photo courtesy of Holly Whitaker] By Julia Weber, Features Editor Black Country, New Road have released a live performance titled “Live at Bush Hall.” Read More: The National drops new music video for “New Order T-Shirt” The band recorded three shows after the former lead vocalist Isaac Wood left the band. The film is a…

Album Review: Pierce The Veil – The Jaws of Life

By Nicholas Kobe, Contributor [Fearless Records; 2023] Rating 5/10 Key Tracks: “Death of an Executioner“, “The Jaws of Life”, “So Far So Fake“ San Diego rock band Pierce The Veil are a group that feels both surprisingly old and young at the exact same time. Formed in 2006, the band has been kicking for almost…

Album Review: The C.I.A – Surgery Channel

By Roman Salomone, Contributor [In The Red Records; 2023] Rating: 6/10 Key Tracks: “Impersonator”, “Over”, “Bubble” With enough albums under his belt to break Wikipedia, Ty Segall has taken full advantage of his 14+ year career releasing as many albums, singles, splits, comps, and collaborations as humanly possible. More often than not, he sticks to…

Conway the Machine announces new album and shares single 

[Photo courtesy of Shady Records] By Roman Salomone, Contributor Conway the Machine recently announced a new album, Won’t He Do It, which is set to release on March 31 via his own Drumwork label. Additionally, the Machine dropped a new single entitled “Super Bowl”, which features verses from Houston’s Sauce Walka and the legendary Juicy…

The Last Of Us Season 1 Soundtrack Released

By Amy Szmik, Copy Editor
[Photo courtesy of Liane Hentscher]
The Last of Us, the hit HBO series based on the critically acclaimed video game, has released the soundtrack for the first season. The soundtrack has been released via Milan Records and was written by Gustavo Santaolalla and David Fleming. Santaolalla has received two Academy Awards in 2005 and 2006 for Brokeback Mountain and Babel. 

Upcoming Gorillaz film canceled by Netflix

By Rocco Prioletti, Contributor
[Photo courtesy of Rolling Stone]
The English-led animated band Gorillaz has been dumped by Netflix, amidst a slew of company-wide layoffs, staff changes and cutbacks. The film’s cancellation broke into the public eye just days before the release of their eighth studio record Cracker Island.

The National drops new music video for “New Order T-Shirt”

By Grace Koennecke, Columns Editor
[Photo courtesy of The New York Times]
On Thursday, The National dropped their second single, “New Order T-Shirt”, from their upcoming album, First Two Pages of Frankestein, along with an accompanying music video. Along with the song’s release and video, the rock band also partnered with New Order to create a limited t-shirt drop, which fans can find on their website.

Single Review: PinkPantheress – Boy’s a liar Pt. 2

By Cody Englander, Contributor
[Warner Music UK; 2023]
Rating: 8/10
In a surprising turn of events, one of the top songs of the month is a sequel to a PinkPantheress track, this time featuring Bronx rapper Ice Spice. “Boy’s a liar Pt. 2” is a fun single that has more replay value than the original, even if the only major change is the inclusion of Ice Spice as a feature. 

Album Review: Parannoul – After the Magic

By Ethan Hofer, Staff Writer
[POCLANOS; 2023]
Rating: 8/10
Key tracks: “Polaris”, Parade”, “After the Magic”
Shoegaze, known for its popularity mostly in the European scene, has truly shown how artists and bands internationally interpret the genre. Anonymous South Korean musician Parannoul has set the standard for modern-day shoegaze, especially on their debut record To See the Next Part of the Dream, known for its noisy, maximalist instrumentals. After the Magic follows a similar pattern to great effect.

Album Review: Ice Spice – Like..?

By: Cody Englander, Contributor [10K Projects] Rating: 6/10 Key Tracks: “Princess Diana”, “Bikini Bottom” Ice Spice has emerged as one of the most beloved new celebrities of 2022. Her unproblematic and charming personality attracted many new fans over the last year.  Read more: Album Review: Samia – Honey She has curated a brand of self…

Milku drops new single, “Diamonds xx”, ahead of debut EP

[Photo courtesy of Thomas Davies] By Grace Koennecke, Columns Editor Ahead of his upcoming EP, YOU MAKE ME FEEL BEAUTIFUL, art-pop indie artist Milku dropped the second single for their new project, “Diamonds xx”, along with a music video for the track directed by Thomas Davies. Read more: Quiz Show announces new album, releases new…