Sleeping At Last, otherwise known as Ryan O’Neal’s musical endeavors, has been out and about creating soft vibes and chill tunes for Shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Criminal Minds, and Bones. The group’s work is heard as welcoming, uplifting, and authentic. There isn’t anything about them that tries to impress the listener; their music comes […]Read more "Sleeping At Last’s The Spring"
The best thing about Christian worship music is that you don’t have to be a sculpted musician to enjoy it and take part of the fun. All one has to know is worship melodies.The soul of the performer does all the work; there are no required technical capabilities, only desire. This desire is a yearning […]Read more "Rend Collective’s Campfire II: Simplicity"
Progressive music has been the port for all musicians to come and see what they can really do; no standards to follow, no progression to copy. And no song structure to adhere to. That doesn’t mean that following a set of guidelines lacks creativity or originality, but that when the old is used make something […]Read more "Interval’s The Shape of Colour"
With impressive bewilderment, Animals as Leaders present their newest album, The Madness of Many. The album, unlike previous albums, is more than a test to see how many polyrhythms over straightforward and compound meters. It is more than testing how much they could play with the tonality of their songs. Instead this album is story-telling […]Read more "Animals as Leaders’s The Madness of Many"
Super trio group, Fox Capture Plan, is a brilliant mix of pop, jazz, and alternative rock. The group is out of Tokyo, Japan, and consists of Ryo Kishimoto on piano, Hidehiro Kawai on double bass, and Tsukasa Inoue on drums. Each member has an ear for melodies, but more so for rhythms and boy do […]Read more "Fox Capture Plan’s Butterfly"
A symphonic masterpiece, Awakened to the Sound is Eric Owyoung’s (Frontman of Future of Forestry) newest epic told through string instruments, harmonic voice, and pinpoint orchestration. His previous work has been a mix of dynamic guitar work, strings and piano accompaniment, detailed percussive work, and added synth for an atmospheric texture, marking Eric as an indie […]Read more "Future of Forestry’s Awakened to the Sound"
Production overview Directed by Jim Miller and Lynna Bates, Boulet’s Christmas production of “Old-Time Radio Show” is a wonderful performance for the holiday season. The production features two radio shows; the first show is The Whistler: Letter From Cynthia, a drama about medical intern, Dr. Andrews, and his fatal choice in whether or not to save a […]Read more "Boulet’s Old-Time Radio Show"
Poppy hooks, whistling tunes, and lighter-waving anthems, Paper Route newest album Real Emotion is a terrific and robust creation. In their previous work, they have been able to combine heavy beats with synth pop melodies, producing a unique hip sound. This along with syncopated lyrics, Paper Route makes sense of the modern pop stars while […]Read more "Paper Route’s Real Emotion"
Poetic Philosophy, Jiving beats, Romantic Progressions, and mesmerizing melodic lines, Artifex Pereo’s newest album, “Passengers,” has unique qualities, the most notable being the lyrics. It covers issues that have always been brought up in the newsroom. Environmental destruction, corrupt business, refugees, and greedy nonprofits, all of it, explained through provocative poetry and rhythmic patterns. These […]Read more "Artifex Pereo’s Passenger"
As one story ends, so must another begin in its place. Handmade Cities is Plini’s Fourth studio album to date, offering a new scope of his abilities and talents. Influenced by the likes of his djent colleagues such as Intervals, Sithu Aye, and Helix Nebula, Plini combines his jazzy symphonic nature, to reflect his influences, refining his melodic and rhythmic techniques. However, […]Read more "Plini’s Handmade Cities"
Micro-explosions filled the engine while pushing exhausts through the pipes. My face squashed and my hands were in the death grip position. The Mini drifting, splashing dirt in every direction. Clutch in, gas out, pull up a gear, gas in, repeat. I had no idea where I was on the track list. I was racing […]Read more "Parallax Speed Pt. I"