Baring emotion in music is essentially the backbone of what makes the art so great. We can learn so much about the artist and ourselves from notes and expressions traveling through sound space to our ears for our listening pleasure. On her debut album, “SweetSexySavage,” R&B singer Kehlani shows what those three words mean for […]
Archive for February, 2017
Listening to F.O.D.’s music is a bit of a double-edged sword when it comes to the attention span. Mine is rather short. I have a hard time sitting through an entire song if I don’t like the first 30 seconds. But, I feel like this quartet’s new album is playing tricks on my mind. Seeing […]
English rock band All Ears Avow have been making music together since 2013. They released their first album in December of 2013 and have basically been touring ever since. Now, with two EPs and plenty of gigs under their belt, they’re releasing their third album – Edge Of This. The band is made up of […]
It’s not always easy to dive into certain musical genres, especially if the type is loud, erratic, spacy or just plain odd. Some folks need a gateway artist for this sort of thing. For those looking to venture into the realm of Post Hardcore, Cold Summer is an ample act to start.
Big Sean, striking while his iron is hot, dropped his new album “I Decided” on the heels of 2015’s “Dark Sky Paradise.” Sean, while never the biggest name in hip-hop, looks to cement his legacy after last year’s “I Don’t Fuck with You” from “Paradise.”
What. A. Gem. Sigrid’s single Don’t Kill My Vibe is a killer pop anthem, especially for a debut single. It will definitely be an ear worm that is going to get overplayed on your local pop radio station, though, so enjoy it while you can.
I was only introduced to Robert Hunter’s unique country/alt-rock sound a couple of weeks ago, but I’ve already developed a connection to his music. The American singer-songwriter has released two EPs so far – Outta My Mind and Afterglow. As much as the first of the two was filled with tight sounds and romantic lyrics, […]
Rappers have arguably the biggest egos of anyone in the music industry, at least between the late 90s to mid 2000s when “Bling Rap” was at its peak. Entire songs centered around how big your car’s rims were, how much your pinky ring was valued and even about how much money you could invest in […]
JW Sargent is a singer-songwriter from Philadelphia who just released his EP “In Retrograde” last November. Creative Control caught up with him to talk about music video inspirations, how he came up with his hybrid of alternative and ambient sounds and what the future has in store for him.