All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell, PVRIS’s second album, is perhaps my favorite new album this year. While it feels less emo-core and more electronic than White Noise, PVRIS still delivers hard-hitting music with even more piercing lyrics. Continue reading A Hundred Thousand Souls: PVRIS’s Second Album Elevates their Sound
Passing songs around
like melodious vignettes
of our cosmic dreams.
The latest single from Foo Fighters, “The Sky is a Neighborhood”,seems to take a lot of elements from their Sonic Highways Experiment. Continue reading Quick Rip: Foo Fighters are Back and Evolved… Again!
Confession time! I have an obsession. It includes, but is not limited to, the following: rock, metal, indie, alternative, pop punk, r&b, hard rock, hip hop, and reggaeton. My iTunes library currently exceeds 15 thousand songs and is ever growing. Much like my physical book library, it continues to expand out of control.
I have been called a hoarder more than once.
I may have a problem.
Luckily for youuuuuu, all this means is that I have developed many a way to discover new fuel to satisfy my addiction. Listed below is my list of a few music finding resources. Continue reading REblog Wednesday: Where To Discover New Music x4
You should all know by now that I love music. 2017 has been pretty quiet for me on that front. Aside from discovering a couple more bands, I’ve only been to a few concerts this year, with one more definitely on the way and two more I’d like to make.
Luckily, some of my favorites are due to release albums in the near future. Here’s what my upcoming music listening slate will look like. Continue reading Upcoming Albums to Look Out For
…All night, on the beach ’till the break of dawn “Welcome to Miami”
Does anyone else think the majority of all crazy ish happens in The Sunshine State? From bath salt zombies to sinkholes this state boasts some quality chaos. Don’t worry though: the music, food and beaches help even the scales of awesome. So here goes with that first one:
Anberlin – Feel Good Drag
Unfortunately, these guys called it quits in 2014. Luckily, they left us with some stellar tunes before they went. Continue reading 15 on the 15th: Florida – Party in the city where the heat is on…
Welcome to Colorful Colorado, home of legal marijuana and the lowest adult obesity rate in all 50 states (and DC)! With all the gorgeous mountains and trails around here, I’m not surprised that locals are inspired to not just exercise in it but write songs about it. Including:
John Denver – Rocky Mountain High
This is Colorado’s 2nd state song. We have two! Continue reading 15 on the 15th – I guess he’d rather be in Colorado…
Muse released this surprise single on May 18. With no references to an upcoming EP or LP, “Dig Down” appears to standalone in Muse’s canon. Continue reading Surprise Singles and Music in the Digital Age
Taxation without Representation is the District of Columbia’s motto. Clearly subtly is not their priority.
RDGLDGRN – Million Fans
Our music reviews seek to trace the narratives that weave between songs and albums. Check out our Rhythmic Fiction tag for other stories told through music.
I was fortuitously introduced to PVRIS when Jessie sent me a two-volume mixed CD, all the way from Denver. I had been desperate to hear some new music for a few weeks, and of the myriad of bands I found on those CDs, PVRIS (pronounced ‘Paris’) stuck out. Continue reading With Your Presence: Album Review of PVRIS’s White Noise