Charli XCX’s new album ‘Sucker’ wild mix of punk & pop

Although Charli XCX may not have been a household name until recently, she has been making waves in the music scene for well over a year. The 22 year-old Brit’s journey began in 2012 burst onto the pop scene via a guest spot on Icona Pop’s chart-topping hit “I Love It,” which she also co-wrote. … Continue reading Charli XCX’s new album ‘Sucker’ wild mix of punk & pop

Schoolboy Q’s ‘Oxymoron’ doesn’t live up to hype

Schoolboy Q released his newest album “Oxymoron” on Feb. 25, making it the newest album to be released from any member of the group Black Hippy, also composed of members Ab-soul, Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar. Although he proves he is an extremely dynamic rapper, it is a disappointing follow-up to his previous album “Habits … Continue reading Schoolboy Q’s ‘Oxymoron’ doesn’t live up to hype

Sleigh Bells ‘Bitter Rivals’ Disappoints

Sleigh Bells consists of Alexis Krauss (vocalist) and Derek Miller (guitarist/producer) who formed in New York. The band combines pop and loud, grungy guitar rhythms. Today marks the release of their third album, “Bitter Rivals.” “Bitter Rivals” begins with the single also titled “Bitter Rivals” and it begins slow with snapping fingers in the background … Continue reading Sleigh Bells ‘Bitter Rivals’ Disappoints

Noah And The Whale Reminisce But Don’t Surprise On “Heart of Nowhere”

Noah and the Whale is an indie folk band from London, England that consists of Charlie Fink (vocals, guitar), Tom Hobden (violin/keyboard), Michael Petulla (drums), Fred Abbott (guitar/keyboard) and Matt Owens (bass). They made their break into the folk scene in 2008 with their hit single “5 Years Time.” They have since released four albums … Continue reading Noah And The Whale Reminisce But Don’t Surprise On “Heart of Nowhere”

Rock The Bells Rap Music Festival Rocks The San Manuel Amphitheater

Rock the Bells is a 2-day annual rap music festival that was held in San Bernardino at the San Manuel Amphitheater this year September 7& 8 and featured over 50 performers. The first day I arrived somewhat late but managed to catch Chief Keef’s performance when he began his set at least 20 minutes later … Continue reading Rock The Bells Rap Music Festival Rocks The San Manuel Amphitheater