.Paak is back to his best yet again with 4th studio album, Ventura

Jackson Tarricone  Anderson  .Paak’s last album, Oxnard, was uncharacteristically one dimensional. It was drenched in dated G-Funk, which many fans were angry about. Ventura, in stark contrast, is full of gems from a wide array of genres. .Paak and the Free Nationals deliver danceable grooves from front to back. This record blends disco, soul, hip-hop, … Continue reading .Paak is back to his best yet again with 4th studio album, Ventura

Anderson .Paak delivers yet again. In other news, water is wet.

Jackson Tarricone    This is exactly what we want to hear from California native Anderson .Paak. It is soulful, spicy, and scrumptious. AP promised us that his fourth full-length album, Ventura, would be soul record, and this is a clear indication of that. This comes after his slightly controversial album Oxnard, which divided fans, some … Continue reading Anderson .Paak delivers yet again. In other news, water is wet.

Billie Eilish Lives Up To Hype On Debut Album

Thomas Anderson Young artists in the music industry are nothing new, but recently it seems that teenagers have managed to dominate the charts with breakout albums. Lorde released her debut, Pure Heroine, weeks before her 17th birthday, while Khalid released his debut, American Teen, weeks after his 19th birthday. The newest addition to this collection … Continue reading Billie Eilish Lives Up To Hype On Debut Album

Tame Impala Released First Song in Four Years

Jackson Tarricone  A whopping four years after his last studio album, Tame Impala releases a song called “Patience.” How ironic.  In fact, the opening lines of the song are “Has it really been that long? Did I count the days wrong?” The answer to both, Mr. Parker, is yes. I don’t think anybody could have … Continue reading Tame Impala Released First Song in Four Years

The Best LPs And EPs of 2019 (so far): Part 2 – Albums

January left music fans with a lot of material to delve into. We probably have a year’s worth of music already, or at least we are close after a very busy introduction into the music of 2019. Having said that, it’s very likely that some good projects may have slipped through the cracks, not getting heard by as many people as perhaps they ought to be. Out of the many releases, here are the 5 full-length albums that you may have missed and should not be overlooked. 

The Best LPs and EPs of 2019 (so far): Part 1 – The EPs

Jackson Tarricone January left music fans with a lot of material to delve into. We probably have a year’s worth of music already, or at least we are close after a very busy introduction into the music of 2019. Having said that, it’s very likely that some good projects may have slipped through the cracks, … Continue reading The Best LPs and EPs of 2019 (so far): Part 1 – The EPs

Weezer released a cover album, and it’s actually great

Jackson Tarricone  Given that two of their recent five singles have been covers, a release like this was never out of the question. However, instead of being more of a meme, like the Toto covers, this album is moderately serious in that there is real quality in the performance and production of these covers (not … Continue reading Weezer released a cover album, and it’s actually great