Reviews

Marketa Irglova: MUNA

The singer-songwriter formula is a tried and true one; take a poet and give them a guitar or piano, and you’ll have yourself the new indie bestseller. This isn’t the case for Czech artist Markéta Irglová, t...

Meg Myers: Make A Shadow

Tennessee native Meg Myers has returned with a sophomore album that tailors to the taste of her fans from her debut. In other words, Myers has delivered a performance true to the grunge sounds we’ve come to...

The Contortionist: Language

Progressive metal acts have been on the rise in recent years; more and more bands are setting out to write extremely technical music, all while keeping it accessible to those not involved in the scene. One ...

Jake Tavill: Indigo Child

Blues artists are known for their undeniable soulfulness, boasting of struggle and heartbreak. In modern times when pop music often dominates the masses, such artists are difficult to come by among the youn...

Cariad Harmon: Cariad Harmon

Do you have to be an American born and raised to be able to put your heart into an Americana-inspired album? Some might argue yes, but Cariad Harmon, who grew up in London, has not let that stop her from pr...

Within The Ruins: Phenomena

Out with the old and in with the new. The saying may be common, but metalcore band Within The Ruins have set out to prove that it doesn’t mean there isn’t room for compromise. Much like their sound, a dynam...

Social Distortion @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ—The night at newly and gorgeously renovated Starland Ballroom started with two sedate opening bands, folk-rockers Johnny Two Bags and the garage band, The Whigs. Then, shortly after 10 p.m., ...