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Gnash Shows Immense Potential on EP ‘us’


gnash • us (EP) • :): • Release Date: 3.25.16 Sometimes the coolest musicians and artists are those that are up and coming or under the radar.  That’s the case with alternative (or simply hard to categorize) artist/producer gnash.  Gnash is by no means a household name, but the Californian is definitely one to watch.  EP Us marks the 23-year old’s introduction to the world … Continue reading Gnash Shows Immense Potential on EP ‘us’

Charm Taylor, The Road Within EP

Review: Charm Taylor Takes Listeners On Quite A Trip On ‘The Road Within EP’ 


Charm Taylor • The Road Within (EP) • Release Date: May 5, 2015 First impressions are unalterable. Once the tone has been set, changing perceptions is a truly arduous task. When dropping an album, if the impression given off by the artist is iffy, it could determine the state of the said artist’s career. On her debut solo EP The Road Within, Charm Taylor ensures … Continue reading Review: Charm Taylor Takes Listeners On Quite A Trip On ‘The Road Within EP’ 

Rorschack ft T.O.N.E.-z, Handcuffs © MalLabel

Review: Rorschack featuring T.O.N.E.-z, Handcuffs


 Rorschack featuring T.O.N.E.-z • Handcuffs • MalLabel • Release Date: March 3, 2015 What happens when a Los Angeles producer (Rorschack) pairs with an Emmy-nominated rapper (T.O.N.E.-z)? The answer is sheer magic of course – what did you think, chaos?   Rarely it seems the worlds of hip-hop and EDM collide, at least stateside, but perhaps it should happen more often. The product of the collaboration … Continue reading Review: Rorschack featuring T.O.N.E.-z, Handcuffs

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Review: Tyler Carter, Leave Your Love EP


Tyler Carter captures issues of the heart (and pants) magnificently well on the captivating Leave Your Love EP.  Tyler Carter • Leave Your Love EP • Rise • US Release Date: January 15, 2015 So, how exactly does one go from being a member of a metalcore band (Issues) and beginning a solo career as a contemporary R&B artist? Well it’s a rarity you might … Continue reading Review: Tyler Carter, Leave Your Love EP

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Review: Pentatonix Delivers More Riveting a cappella Magic on ‘PTX, Vol. III’


We LOVE our new pair of @keepcompany shoes! They have little cats on them! 🐱 thanks so much, Keep ❤️ A photo posted by Pentatonix (@ptxofficial) on Sep 8, 2014 at 5:27pm PDT Pentatonix • PTX, Vol. III • RCA • US Release Date: September 23, 2014 Sometimes, the unlikeliest artist or musicians gain some serious traction – or should I say, attraction from the … Continue reading Review: Pentatonix Delivers More Riveting a cappella Magic on ‘PTX, Vol. III’

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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 the full-length, lately, extended plays have shown the potential as … Continue reading Review: Troye Sivan, ‘TRXYE’

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Review: Austin Mahone, ‘The Secret (EP)’


The Secret proves to be an enjoyable and sound introduction to Austin Mahone Austin Mahone • The Secret (EP) • Chase/Cash Money • US Release Date: May 27, 2014 Maturity seems to be a portion of formula that burgeoning pop singer Austin Mahone is opting for in both his career and on his debut EP, The Secret. Just examine the cover of the EP; the … Continue reading Review: Austin Mahone, ‘The Secret (EP)’

Review: M&O, ‘Almost Us’


M&O isn’t a household name, but perhaps the duo should be M&O • Almost Us • US Release Date: April 3, 2014 In an age where many of us music listeners are searching for the next ‘big-thing’ – aka the next breakout artist/band – too often WE think ‘too big’ and end up missing out on a treat that wasn’t so far-fetched to discover. There … Continue reading Review: M&O, ‘Almost Us’

Luke Bryan, Spring Break 6

Review: Luke Bryan, ‘Spring Break 6…Like We Ain’t Ever’


Luke Bryan’s Spring Break series rolls right along…for a sixth time Luke Bryan • Spring Break 6…Like We Ain’t Ever • Capitol Nashville • US Release Date: March 11, 2014 Spring break is a rite of passage of sorts for many college-aged kids.  The ever youthful Luke Bryan, however, continues to place himself back in his early twenties with his never ending Spring Break series, now on … Continue reading Review: Luke Bryan, ‘Spring Break 6…Like We Ain’t Ever’

Review: Mary Lambert, ‘Welcome To The Age of My Body’ (EP)


Empowerment Is On Mary Lambert’s Mind on Debut EP  Mary Lambert • Welcome To The Age Of My Body • Capitol • US Release Date: December 17, 2013 / February 4, 2014 (physical) Singer/Songwriter Mary Lambert is best associated at this point in her career with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis for her work on Grammy-nominated song, “Same Love”, which is all about tolerance, marriage equality … Continue reading Review: Mary Lambert, ‘Welcome To The Age of My Body’ (EP)