West Coast rapper Schoolboy Q delivers a dark and intriguing effort on his highly anticipated fourth album, ‘Blank Face LP.’ Continue reading ScHoolboy Q Keeps It 100 on ‘Blank Face LP’
After reviewing the album blackSUMMERS’night, what better thing to do than examine some of the most memorable lyrics? Continue reading Maxwell, ‘blackSUMMERS’night’: By The Lyrics
Depth certainly isn’t the M.O. of dance/electronic music. Depth isn’t the M.O. of Cash Cash either. It doesn’t need to be. The DJ/production trio have hits, and in dance music, isn’t that all that really matters? Continue reading Cash Cash,‘Blood, Sweat & 3 Years’(Review)
Starting a new self-hosted music site called themusicalhype, which will feature reviews, evergreen, opinion pieces, etc. My review of one of my favorite bands, Red Hot Chili Pepper‘s latest album appears there. Here is the link to read the review. The new site is still a work-in-progress, but this post and many others already appear. Red Hot Chili Peppers Nail It On ‘The Getaway’ Continue reading Red Hot Chili Peppers Nail It on ‘The Getaway’
On Friday, June 10, 2016, a number of artists released new albums. June 10 was sort of a big deal in the music world, even if sales for the new albums is expected to be a disappointment despite the quantity, sigh. Two pop artists dropped their new LPs: Long Island’s Jon Bellion and former teen-pop standout, Nick Jonas. Jon Bellion exceeds pop parameters, but we’ll … Continue reading Jon Bellion vs Nick Jonas: Who Has the Best Pop Album?
Caesar’s latest album, FILL THIS HOUSE, is as spiritual and consistent as ever (no surprise). Continue reading Pastor Shirley Caesar Sounds as Spiritual As Ever On ‘Fill This House’
It’s safe to say that the profile of electronic music has grown over recent years. Yep, everybody loves a bass drop, not to mention the ability to groove to an electrifyingly, sick, minimalist groove – what a mouthful! Anyways, a newbie has joined the electronic music ranks – 24-year old Norwegian pianist/DJ/producer Kygo. Kygo is the next electronic star to watch, and his enjoyable debut … Continue reading Kygo Delivers Enjoyable Debut With ‘Cloud Nine’
So on Monday, we dove into country headfirst and pitted two country albums released May 6, 2016, against each other. Today, May 7, 2016, we pit two unlike artists against one another – Mike Posner and Andy Black (Andy Biersack, frontman of Black Veil Brides). So the burning question is WHYYYYY? Just because – that’s why! Pop against alternative/rock/pop – LEGGO! So let’s be fair … Continue reading Whose New Album Is Better – Mike Posner Or Andy Black?
Who wins the head to head between Keith Urban and Cole Swindle’s new albums? Continue reading Whose New Album Is Better – Keith Urban Or Cole Swindell?
Arguably, ‘Lemonade’ is the Queen’s fiercest album yet, and that is saying something after her risqué, sleek ‘Beyoncé’ from 2013. Continue reading Thoughts On Beyoncé’s Second Surprise Album, ‘Lemonade’