Review – Jesse McCartney, ‘In Technicolor’


Jesse McCartney Delivers His Best Album on In Technicolor  Jesse McCartney • In Technicolor • Eight0Eight • US Release Date: July 22, 2014  Jesse McCartney isn’t exactly your go to commercial pop artist. His career has been inconsistent in regards to sales. That said, McCartney has had some worthwhile success, including top 20 single (“Beautiful…

5 Takeaways from 5 Seconds of Summer’s Self-titled debut


5 Seconds of Summer are the next One Direction breakthrough boy band big thing. Four teens from Australia have girls’ hearts pitter-pattering. Something that seems universal are heartthrobs and 5SOS seem to have that on lock down – watch out 1D!  After listening and reviewing their debut album, 5 Seconds of Summer (Capitol), here are…

Review: Bleachers (Jack Antonoff) Delivers on ‘Strange Desire’


Bleachers • Strange Desire • RCA • US Release Date: July 15, 2014  “I didn’t know I was lonely, ‘til I saw your face.” With alt-pop band Fun. working on a new material, member Jack Antonoff releases his side project, Bleachers.  Where Nate Ruess serves as the front man of Fun., Antonoff handles those duties…

Review: Magic! are Pleasant, Sometimes Magical on Debut


Magic! • Don’t Kill the Magic • RCA • US Release Date: July 1, 2014 “Why you gotta be so rude? / Don’t you know I’m human too?” The aforementioned lyric is arguably not only one of the schmaltziest, but also one of the most infectious and addictive. Apparently, a breezy, reggae-pop amalgam can do…