Highlights: Mansionz, ‘Mansionz’


★★★★  Mansionz, comprised of Mike Posner and blackbear, releases an incredible, ambitious debut album, fittingly titled, ‘Mansionz.’ What happens when two underappreciated, incredibly talented musicians collaborate together? Fire.  Mike Posner and blackbear collaborate as mansionz, an eclectic group formed in 2016 encompassing hip-hop, pop, and R&B.  Their self-titled debut materializes in 2017, and it is…

Whose New Album Is Better – Mike Posner Or Andy Black?


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…

Mike Posner Presents Mike Posner 2.0 On Superb EP ‘The Truth’ (Review)


Mike Posner • The Truth (EP) • Island • US Release Date: June 22, 2015  On The Truth (EP), chameleonic musician Mike Posner repositions himself as a singer/songwriter – quite a departure from his debut pop album 31 Minutes To Takeoff, which seems like an eternity ago (2010). Posner possesses such a distinct voice it’s…

7 High Songs To Celebrate 420 Any and Everyday


Yes, this post may have arrived a day late, but some folks celebrate 4/20 – better known as the day to celebrate marijuana – every day. So, with that kept in mine, here are some songs that are guaranteed to “get you lifted” – some not necessarily from the ganja. 1) John Legend, “Let’s Get…

Five Takeaways from Nick Jonas’ ‘Nick Jonas’


Nick Jonas • Nick Jonas • Island • US Release Date: November 10, 2014  The Jonas Brothers are no more. Neither is Joe Jonas’ solo career – no shade, Joe, no shade. That said, there is a Jonas brother who is ‘doing his thing’ in 2014. Yes, folks, none other than little Nick Jonas. Actually,…

Ranking 7 New Singles from June 11, 2013


Ah, the ‘summer single’… not really since it’s not officially summer, but close enough.  Robin Thicke accomplished a huge career feat this week, claiming the top spot of the Bilboard Hot 100 with “Blurred Lines”.  When a new single is released, you always wonder, who’s got next.  I’ve listened to seven new singles released on…