Tag Archives: Album Review

The Good Feeling Review of Dent May’s Magnificent Ukulele

High Spirited and fun lyrics, “The Good Feelings of Dent May and his Magnificent Ukulele” will either relax you or have you laughing at the silly lyrics. This album is an offshoot of May, using primarily ukulele throughout the album. Each song has either a high-spirited sound to it, or a slower, melodic mood that goes with a ballad. To ... Read More »

Album Review: I’m Alone, No You’re Not by Joseph

The album, “I’m Alone, No You’re Not” by Joseph is a compilation of three sisters’ voices with haunting and tight harmonies. Listeners will be mesmerized by this group. All their songs have rustic tones, using lots of acoustic guitar, piano and percussion. Their lyrics are filled with heart and have good messages that are relatable to the listener. The opener, ... Read More »

Album Review: Jon Bellion and The Human Condition

A new artist in the world of music, Jon Bellion, brilliantly mashes electronic sounds with human made sounds to take the listener to another place in time. A converted Christian, Bellion crafts his songs to have a positive feel, while mixing it up with some heavier lyrics. No two songs of his are the same. They all have their own ... Read More »

Album Review: EP No. 1

Miynt experiments with airy sounds in her latest album, EP No. 1. Throughout the album, she uses high-pitched sounds to compliment her light soprano voice. It’s a short album, with only six songs, but each song is jam-packed with different sounds. The opener, “After the Gold Rush,” starts out with distorted, high-pitched sounds that seem to be underwater. This repeats ... Read More »

Album Review: How to Be a Human Being

Throughout the album “How to be a Human Being,” Glass Animals use unique sounds, outdoing themselves in  comparison with their previous album “Zaba.” From the low electronic beats to the sounds of high-pitched flute tones, Glass Animals manipulate and infuse the music in every song. The album features electric guitar, bass and drums, but there are also many overlays which ... Read More »

Album Review: Don’t Let the Kids Win

Julia Jacklin’s debut album “Don’t Let the Kids Win,” is a collection of songs highlighting electric and acoustic guitar with an Indie Pop and Alternative feel. Jacklin depicts the hardships and joyful times of love in all shapes, ranging from relationships to family love. Her lyrics in certain songs have a sad undertone about real problems, whether it is drugs ... Read More »

Music Review: ‘Pool’ Porches

With synthpop’s recent burst of popularity in the college music scene, it’s hard to sift through every bit of music in order to find what is actually worth your time. “Pool,” the latest release from Porches, is one synthpop album that will grab your attention. What’s more, it’ll deserve it. Throughout the album vocalist Aaron Maine lazily croons as the synths ... Read More »

Music Review- Car Seat Headrest

Matador Records recently gained one of the shinier gems of the contemporary lo-fi scene: Car Seat Headrest, the project of Will Toledo, a young and introspective singer songwriter. Car Seat’s debut studio album, “Teens of Style,” has a professionally recorded feel, but Toledo didn’t stray far from his past. “Teens of Style” maintains classic lo-fi tropes, fuzzy vocals and guitar, ... Read More »

Album Review: ‘The Most Lamentable Tragedy’

Taking its name from the notorious first tragedy by William Shakespeare, punk, indie band, Titus Andronicus wholly augmented Shakespeare’s title into its outfit for its fourth studio album. “The Most Lamentable Tragedy,” released in July 2015, is the most recent and perhaps the most ambitious album by these New Jersey rockers. Much anticipated and seated favorably in the ears of listeners, this ... Read More »

Album Review: ‘Gliss Riffer’

It’s been three years since his last release, and Dan Deacon is back and poppier than his usual paradigm. “Gliss Riffer” is a nostalgic return that harkens back to his debut LP “Spidermanoftherings,” incorporating more vocals, more glissando, a glide from one pitch to another and less long-term composition. A departure from Deacon’s earlier works can be seen in the ... Read More »