CD Reviews


Review: Aprilis by Seaons

Review: Aprilis by Seaons


Posted By on Apr 8, 2016

Artist: Seaons Album: Aprilis Genre: Indie Rock Recommended if you like: Led Zeppelin, Fleet Foxes   Get ready for one of the more unique records hitting the indie market today.  Aprilis is a beautifully-constructed mix of songs that spans several different styles of indie rock. In a time when the music termed “indie” has grown increasingly predictable, this record offers a refreshing sense of newness and unknown....

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Artist: Kanye West Album: The Life Of Pablo Genre: Rap, Hip-Hop Recommended if you like: Jay-Z, Travi$ Scott, Kendrick Lamar, J.Cole   He is supposedly $53 Million dollars in debt, Tidal is an unmitigated financial disaster. And yet, The Life Of Pablo shines through the rubble of his collapsing empire with a ballad of the struggle between the multiple characters, passions, and feelings of Kanye West. Maintaining the determination...

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Night Beds: IVYWILD

Night Beds: IVYWILD


Posted By on Feb 16, 2016

Artist: Night Beds Album: Ivywild Genre: Alternative R&B Recommended if you like: The Weeknd, Youth Lagoon   With sound similarities relating to Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes, Colorado Springs natives Winston Yellen and Abe Yellen of the newer band Night Beds take the album Ivywild to an all new fusion of PBR&B and Americana music. Inspired by artists such as James Blake, Flying Lotus and the Weeknd, the Yellen’s were...

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Artist: Cage the Elephant Album: Tell Me I’m Pretty Genre: Indie Rock with hints of Spaghetti Western soundtracks Recommended if you like: Arctic Monkeys, The Fratellis, Black Keys   The fourth studio album from Kentucky-based Cage the Elephant is an interesting new development for the band who broke into the scene in 2009 with their self-titled album. Their new album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, is produced by Dan Auerbach...

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Review: One Day This Will All Make Sense by The Covz By Kalyn Bessert Artist: The Covz Album: One Day This Will All Make Sense Genre: Sad Boy Indie Rock Recommended if you like: U2, (Early) Coldplay, Bon Iver Prepare yourself for a roller coaster of emotions, local band The Covz are here with their debut album and laid their hearts on the table for all. Reminiscent of atmospheric shows in lonely bars, this album relates to all that...

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  Artist: The Front Bottoms Album: Back On Top Genre: Indie-rock, Rock ‘n’ Roll (What does that even mean?) Recommended if you like: Modern Baseball, blink-182, Sorority Noise, Tigers Jaw   When The Front Bottoms announced that they signed to a new label, leaving Bar/None Records, I had mixed feelings about how this album would turn out. Especially because the label they happened to sign to was Fueled By Ramen,...

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