SPRING IS SPRUNG TOUR // NEW YORK CITY

Not long ago, the Spring is Sprung tour came to a close in New York City. Co-headlined by Smallpools and Great Good Fine Ok, with support from Half the Animal, there couldn’t have been a more perfect lineup to kick the summer off with…

July 15, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // COMPOSURE BY REAL FRIENDS

Who remembers their very first breakup? I remember being about sixteen years old and feeling like the whole world was going to end, and, throughout my month of self pity, there was one soundtrack always on. At school, while I was driving, while I…

July 10, 2018

DISCOVER // THE MUST-SEE ACTS OF WARPED TOUR ’18

Warped Tour has been a staple of many of our summers, no matter how our music tastes may have grown and changed from our teen years into adulthood. Despite the fact that it’s often twenty degrees too hot and it’s impossible to catch everyone we…

July 6, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // SUNNYLAND BY MAYDAY PARADE

Mayday Parade is pretty much a household name at this point. With ten years together and more than a million records sold, the band has headlined shows around the world while also perfecting their craft in songwriting. Putting out their sixth full-length album, Sunnyland…

June 27, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // NOONDAY DREAM BY BEN HOWARD

When I think of Ben Howard, I remember sixteen-year-old me, full of excitement while ditching school to drive to the House of Blues in Dallas. I see a smokey venue and a single barstool, two guitars off to the side. I hear Howard singing…

June 23, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // TRANQUILITY BASE & HOTEL BY ARCTIC MONKEYS

The year is 2013. Arctic Monkeys are selling out arenas, headlining your favorite festivals, and stealing the hearts of alternative rock lovers everywhere with absolutely no mercy. “Do I Wanna Know” is on top of every playlist, drawing hundreds of thousands of eyes. Just…

June 13, 2018

DISCOVER // VACATIONS

“Our first performance was at a house show called Grouse House, in someone’s backyard. It was raining before we played. The ground was muddy, and the roofs of the tarp were starting to overfill with water and getting awfully close to everything electrical. Despite…

June 9, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // MEGAPLEX BY WE ARE SCIENTISTS

As veterans of the indie rock scene, We Are Scientists present fans with Megaplex, their fifth studio release. The term “megaplex” is defined as a large multiplex typically housing sixteen or more movie theaters. While this record’s tracklist doesn’t quite match that number, the…

June 1, 2018

X AMBASSADORS + COASTALS // TAMPA, FL

Every year, the University of South Florida gives USF students and faculty a little break from school and puts on USF Week, a full seven days comprised of fun activities such as comedy shows, lectures, etc. all leading up to the main event of…

May 28, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // 206 ACT I BY BOHNES

After The Cab released the Lock Me Up EP in 2014, vocalist Alexander DeLeon spent years traveling, honing his skills, and discovering his new sound as a solo artist. During the transition from one musical project to the next, he visited over seventy-five countries,…

May 15, 2018