ALBUM REVIEW // MILLION DOLLARS TO KILL ME BY JOYCE MANOR

As a music journalist, I’ve learned that new albums from your favorite artists are dangerous territory. I always feel excited, full of anticipation, ready to listen and go back in time. That anticipation brings with it all kinds of excited pressure. And then I…

November 12, 2018

THE WOMBATS // NEW HAVEN, CT

Just recently, The Wombats finished up their North American headlining tour in support of their hit full-length, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE WILL RUIN YOUR LIFE. Though the tour was only a few weeks long, the band had seen (and conquered) every major city they played in.…

November 6, 2018

TOUR PREVIEW // THE WOMBATS FALL 2018 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

Still fresh off the release of their latest full-length album, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE WILL RUIN YOUR LIFE, and a completely sold-out UK headlining tour, alternative rock trio The Wombats are making their way through a North American headlining tour with support from Barns Courtney. The…

October 18, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD BY BOSTON MANOR

On September 30th, 2016, Boston Manor released Be Nothing., their debut full-length album. In the time since, the band gathered quite the following due to their raw and powerful lyrics, fueled by passion and angst and everything else that makes pop punk so badass.…

September 13, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // STARCRUISER BY VINYL THEATRE

The news of Vinyl Theatre’s latest album, STARCRUISER, brought with it feelings of teenage nostalgia and excitement. With three albums prior, the trio had a few years’ experience under their belts this go around. Half a decade after their 2013 debut, this album is…

September 9, 2018

SNEAK PEAK // LEWIS WATSON

Twenty-five-year-old Lewis Watson began his musical journey like many others before him, influenced by the music he had grown up listening to. Surprisingly, the indie singer was a metal fan, and, in his teenage years, Lewis was particularly fond of a band called alexisonfire.…

August 18, 2018

SNEAK PEEK // MOVEMENTS

Transitioning from the smallest stage on Warped Tour to headlining the cross-country festival is no easy feat, especially when it’s accomplished within the span of a year. Some way, somehow, Movements have defied all odds, exhibiting unimaginable growth in what, from an outside perspective,…

August 12, 2018

BEACH HOUSE // NEW HAVEN, CT

A Beach House performance is nothing short of a fantasy. The iconic dream-pop duo, comprised of vocalist/keyboardist Victoria Legrand and guitarist/vocalist Alex Scally, played to a packed College Street Music Hall in New Haven, CT, last week to kick off their current US headlining…

August 3, 2018

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