Tag: review

The Papercut Chronicles II – Gym Class Heroes

The Papercut Chronicles II – Gym Class Heroes

In a day and age where bands like My Chemical Romance are going full-on ’05 “The Bravery” style discopop, it’s interesting to see the varying directions being taken by the bands from the former frontline of teen music culture. Some bands, and indeed, pop acts (I’m looking […]

Falling Through Holes – Jared Lee

Falling Through Holes – Jared Lee

If you’re into the sort of genre that can provoke the best and worst in you, then Jared Lee’s new EP, “Falling Through Holes” is the perfect treat for your ears.  While the up-and-coming artist did not choose to release a full-length album, this six-track collection […]

People and Things – Jack’s Mannequin

People and Things – Jack’s Mannequin

It’s always the most familiar things that bring you back to reality. When the first track of Jack Mannequin’s People and Things begins, Andrew McMahon’s perfect voice washes over you and you can’t help but be calmed by his racing thoughts. It’s been three years […]

Mayday Parade – Mayday Parade

Mayday Parade – Mayday Parade

After almost six years of heart-wrenching musical experimenting and two successful albums, you would think the boys of Mayday Parade might have something slightly happier to write about. Or perhaps, all the girls would get the picture and stop breaking their hearts. No such luck. […]

Best Intentions – We Are The In Crowd

Best Intentions – We Are The In Crowd

There’s something unbelievably striking about headstrong girls who know how to rock out. From the likes of Paramore and Hey Monday, one can’t help but watch a female vocalist on stage and say, “Wow, she’s got guts.” Pop-punk Poughkeepsienatives, We Are the In Crowd, are yet […]

Symphony Soldier – The Cab

Symphony Soldier – The Cab

Three years, three months, three weeks and six days. That’s how long The Cab fans were waiting for new music from the beloved boys from Las Vegas. This past Tuesday the long wait came to an end when the band self-released their sophomore album, Symphony […]

For All The Lovers – The Season Premiere

For All The Lovers – The Season Premiere

Arriving on the heels of their Life on the Run sampler – a mere five months old – itʼs audibly clear that Tempe-based pop quartet The Season Premiere are evolving at an exponential rate. The musicians responsible for 2008ʼs Put Up Shut Up have vanished […]

Everything’s Fine – The Summer Set

Everything’s Fine – The Summer Set

It’s the first day of your freshman year of high school and you’re pretty damn nervous. You’re not entirely sure what you’re doing, so you follow the crowd and hope it works out for you. Come sophomore year, you start to find yourself. There’s no […]