Highlights: Songs Centered Around or Referencing Suicide, Vol. 2


Highlights from “Songs Centered Around or Referencing Suicide, Vol. 2” features music courtesy of Badflower, Billie Eilish, Clairo, Lost in the Trees, and XXXTentacion. Suicide. It’s one of those words that carries so much depression, devastation, and pain. It’s one of the loneliest, bothersome, and saddest ways to die.  The original playlist, Songs Centered Around or…

Lorde, Melodrama | Highlights


Lorde returns after a four-year hiatus with her ambitious, highly-anticipated sophomore album, ‘Melodrama.’ The results are superb.

Preview | Bleachers, Gone Now


After releasing four intriguing singles, Bleachers (Jack Antonoff) has a potential hit on its hands with its sophomore album, ‘Gone Now.’

Review: Troye Sivan, ‘TRXYE’


Troye Sivan • TRXYE – EP • EMI • Release Date: August 15, 2014 There are few 19-year old artists that can blow listeners away. That said, the multi-talented Troye Sivan just might be the one. Sivan’s off-cycle EP release, TRXYE was released Friday, August 15, throughout the world. With EPs ‘testing the waters’ for…

Review: Lily Allen, ‘Sheezus’


 Allen’s third album Sheezus proves to be an artistic statement, even at its most flawed Lily Allen • Sheezus • Parlophone • US Release Date: May 6, 2014 Sometimes, even music critics find themselves confused or ‘on the fence’ about an album. Several listens can endear that confounding album to the respective critic, or make them further…

Review: Lykke Li, ‘I Never Learn’


 Lykke Li third album, I Never Learn, brilliantly captures heartbreak  Lykke Li • I Never Learn • Atlantic • US Release Date: May 6, 2014 Love and heartbreak are a universal topic, regardless of what place or walk of life you come from. Crafting the perfect or near-perfect heartbreak album, then, shouldn’t be a difficult…

Review: St. Vincent, ‘St. Vincent’


Singer/songwriter Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent) delivers big-time on St. Vincent  St. Vincent • St. Vincent • Loma Vista/Republic • US Release Date: February 25, 2014 After several albums, St. Vincent (Annie Clark) still isn’t what you’d call a household name.  It’s a shame given the singer/songwriter’s most recent self-titled effort is nothing short of…