I always thought I was the only person who paid attention to song lyrics, but Liberty Lies’ new single, “Are You Listening?” has proved I’m not. A hard rock band from the West Midlands, this group of five originally formed in June 2008, consisting of lead vocalist Shaun Richards, guitarists Josh Pritchett and Liam Billings, […]
Archive for November, 2016
Punk has come a long way (at least the subject matter has) in the 40 years since its inception and punk outfit Spun Intended have taken from the old school and mixed elements of traditional rock they call “Gonzo Rock” for their “Learn to Love” EP.
The purpose of music reviews is to inform and entertain the public on the work of a particular artist. Even if it’s only reviewing one album, it’s almost a necessity to have prior knowledge of past albums and other releases to be able to discuss the likely evolution the artist will undergo with time. Since […]
Here’s a fun game. Put on a piece of music from a popular genre and try to guess the nationality of the artist. Can you do it? My guess is probably not unless the vocalist isn’t speaking English or the music comes from the Middle East/Far East. If that proves to be the case, you […]
I find it both strange and exciting when a new song forces me into a philosophical crisis, like when I listened to JW Sargent’s recent song and music video release, “Constant.” An alternative/indie multi-instrumentalist from Philadelphia, Sargent has just begun his musical journey, planning to release his debut EP “In Retrograde” on November 18th. In […]
Trap music has burst onto the music scene over the last few years, adding heavier bass, quick metronome snaps and hazardously sharp snares to this sub-genre of hip-hop. Arizona based duo Forty EighOh are adding their own take on Trap with their EP “40.”
Earlier in October, the band Parlour Tricks announced that they were calling it quits. Though not quite a household name just yet, the band had picked up some steam over the last couple of years – especially on the New York music scene. Their gritty yet romantic sound is a nice break from some of […]