When the weather starts getting warmer and the first few days in the 60s start getting strung together, I come alive. The sun is out, the earth starts turning green, and I start romanticizing the freedom of cruising culture — and then my music taste reflects it. Imagine you’re in powder blue 1957 Chevrolet convertible, […]Read more "Playlist: The One For The Good Weather"
The best part about living within the historic underground music scene is that on a Monday night after three back-to-back classes, work at the student newspaper and doing an interview for an independent project, I can end up in someone’s basement — or living room listening — to Lina Tullgren. Tullgren is a “little-known New […]Read more "Lina Tullgren kicks off spring tour in an intimate fashion"
The only thing better than a new album from one of your favorite artists is a peak into the creative process that brought it into fruition. The Unreleased Collection by Lana Del Rey goes above and beyond that glimmer: it is a full-out explanation, with alternative versions, what-if’s and how-come’s. Only available via Dropbox or […]Read more "The Unreleased Collection: what does unreleased music really show us?"
Hoboken-based, math-rock band Rest Ashore changes the sound of the basement music scene with the release of its highly anticipated debut full-length album, “The Human Error,” an upbeat mix with heartfelt lyrics and high energy musical parts. The four-piece indie alternative set recorded the album around intricate time signatures, crisp vocals and smashing snares. Erica Butts, […]Read more "Rest Ashore left us on edge waiting for its debut album"