Christian slam poet turned folk singer Bradley Hathaway marks his return to poetry with “Flesh Eater”, a riveting and controversial album about lust and faith which is sure to leave its mark on you with its candor, explicitness, and spirituality.Read more "Music Review: “Flesh Eater” – Bradley Hathaway"
Okay, okay, I know this album came out at the very beginning of the year. But hear me out, I just finished watching “The Leftovers”, and I’m feeling a lot of things.Read more "Music Review: “Near to the Wild Heart of Life” – Japandroids"
Punk veterans The Menzingers try to answer the question, “Where are we gonna go now that our twenties are over?” with sonic offerings that are equal parts nostalgic, crestfallen, and uplifting.Read more "Music Review: “After the Party” – The Menzingers"
The Bad News: There were not as many albums that I loved this year The Good News: I loved more individual songs than usual this year I reworked the rankings to account for that crazy ass 2016. Having a set criteria sucks anyway.Read more "Favorite Music of 2016"
The heir apparent to the Boss solidifies his place next to Petty and Dylan as well with his collection of heartland anthems.Read more "Music Review: “Painkillers” – Brian Fallon"
While I had high expectations for some 2015 releases like the return of Modest Mouse, Jason Isbell’s follow-up to Southeastern, and the last Death Cab for Cutie album to feature Chris Walla, it was instead the year of the female singer-songwriter.Read more "Grant’s 2015 Music Awards"
This year in music seems defined not by the return of highly anticipated musicians, but instead by the breakout of some lesser-known talents. Here are my picks for the best music of 2014.Read more "HST 2014 in Review: Music"
One quarter ends, another begins. Here is the list you’ve been waiting for! Get excited for what we’re excited for! Mass excitement! Yay!Read more "Looking Ahead to 2014: Third Quarter (July – September)"
One quarter down so far this year, three to go. Here’s our list of what is peaking our excitement in the next few months.Read more "Looking Ahead to 2014: Second Quarter (April – June)"
Proving that instrumentation can still chart, Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino (aka A Great Big World) impresses with their long awaited debut album.Read more "Album Review: A Great Big World’s ‘Is There Anybody Out There?’"