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 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"
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?’"
There are many things you could knock Panic! At the a Disco for; one of them is NOT their consistent inconsistencies. Each of their first three albums gave a different style and mood, showing just how diverse Brendon Urie and Co. can be. That may be why Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die […]Read more "Music Review: Panic! at the Disco’s ‘Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die’"
One of my most anticated albums to come out this month comes from Pennsylvanian rock quintet Balance and Composure. Their sophomore album The Things We Think We’re Missing raises the bands intensity immensely while staying relatively familiar.Read more "Music Review: Balance and Composure’s ‘The Things We Think We’re Missing’"
Two year ago, Belgian mathcore outfit Now Voyager wowed me with their tight musicianship and interesting ideas. Those ideas are turned up a notch on Tell Tale Hearts, a four song EP that doubles as a metal wake up call.Read more "Music Review: Now Voyager’s ‘Tell Tale Hearts’"