Category Archives: Music

Album reviews 11/17/21

Touching- littleworlds: Another neat album of slow jams from the dude with the deep, full voice. I never quite get excited for Touching albums, but I always listen to them, and they’re always rewarding. You just have to be ready … Continue reading

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Album reviews 11/1/21

Summer Woods- Chihuahua Hat: What a fantastic idea. I absolutely want to encourage people to do covers of Weird Al songs. I mean, he did so many original songs that were both funny and really well composed, why wouldn’t you … Continue reading

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Album reviews 10/27/21

Shadrow- Speed Dial: Shadrow’s a cool Youtube musician, and a cover album of only They Might Be Giants songs? Brilliant, right? Well, for whatever reason, he doesn’t quite work at specifically these songs. Maybe it’s his voice, maybe it’s the … Continue reading

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Album reviews 10/22/21

Maddy Jane- Not All Bad or Good: This is the debut album of an Australian singer-songwriter. She’s a pretty cool indie rocker! She’s got a bright voice and an upbeat presentation, and the songs range from pounding rockers to slower, … Continue reading

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Album reviews 10/11/21

Baschfire- Sounds as a Service: Baschfire is not exactly known for doing chiptunes, and yet this short album is an excellent example of the genre. Every track was a fun thrill from start to finish. Really, I can’t ask for … Continue reading

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Album reviews 10/7/21

2Cellos- Dedicated: Hey, the boys are back! The release of their “Sweet Child o’ Mine” cover was a herald, and Freegal comes through with the whole album once again. This of course is another collection of covers, as my introduction … Continue reading

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Album reviews 9/29/21

dvsn- A Muse in Her Feelings: Time for some alternative R&B. Great stuff, really. A ton of talented collaborators, and an overall smooth, downtempo sound that’s both chill and relaxing. The tracks blend together into a cohesive whole that’s honestly … Continue reading

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Album reviews 9/22/21

The Strokes- The New Abnormal: Seems I’m getting into the part of 2020 where bands have started to call albums things like “The New Abnormal”. And while this is clearly yet another Strokes album, it’s also very spare and lacking … Continue reading

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Album reviews 9/14/21

Alan Wildeman- The Apologist: Imagine if Sting made a white-guy-with-acoustic-guitar album, except instead of sounding like Sting, he just sounded like some guy. That’s what most of this is like, for better or worse. It’s just a little too boring … Continue reading

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Album reviews 9/12/21

All Time Low- Wake Up Sunshine: Another pop punk outfit grows up! Well, their sound, mostly, a lot of this is still angsty love songs. But it’s fun! Solid alternative rock, really fun and upbeat. I even liked the one … Continue reading

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