“Midnights” by Taylor Swift | track by track review

Taylor Swift released “Midnights” on October 21st. I wasn’t sure what type of sound to expect, since she is known for switching her tune on almost every new album. I prepared myself for something totally different; a lot of people were suspecting a rock record. The promo photos had a 70s, vintage aesthetic, which sparkedContinue reading ““Midnights” by Taylor Swift | track by track review”

NEW MUSIC | Calvin Harris, Imagine Dragons, Bastille, Britney, Taylor Swift, and more…

Funk Wav Bounces, Vol. 2 It only took Calvin Harris five whole years to follow up “Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1” with the much-anticipated volume 2. Shortly after the prior album’s release, in an interview Calvin Harris alluded to scrapping the project completely, making us believe that we would never see a volume 2. Now,Continue reading “NEW MUSIC | Calvin Harris, Imagine Dragons, Bastille, Britney, Taylor Swift, and more…”

Album review: “Motordrome” by MØ

“Motordrome” is MØ‘s third album, which was just released in late January 2022. The 10-track record is empowering, uplifting, and fierce. MØ continues to blow us away with her bold voice and philosophical lyrics, supported by talented production and aesthetically pleasing music videos. MØ has moved on from her Forever Neverland era from 2018. EmbracingContinue reading “Album review: “Motordrome” by MØ”

Album review: “=” by Ed Sheeran

It started with “+”, then “x”, and then there was “÷” … finally, the equation is complete with “=”! One of the first album reviews I made on this blog was for 2017’s “÷”. Ed Sheeran started out in 2012 at the very start of his twenties with an indie-style that focused on dark issuesContinue reading “Album review: “=” by Ed Sheeran”

Album review: “Awake” by Alison Wonderland (2018)

One of my favorite albums is “Awake” by Alison Wonderland. This album was released in April 2018. It’s her second record, following 2015’s “Run.” Her third upcoming album is expected to be released this year, sometime in 2021. Alison Wonderland is a DJ and producer from Australia who also does vocals on her songs, asContinue reading “Album review: “Awake” by Alison Wonderland (2018)”

Album Review: “Chemtrails over the Country Club” by Lana Del Rey

“Chemtrails over the Country Club” was released by Lana Del Rey in March of 2021. Quick thoughts: I can’t help but compare every single album she puts out, and this one for sure stands out from the rest, differing in so many ways, while somehow staying true to original Lana Del Rey essence. Lana DelContinue reading “Album Review: “Chemtrails over the Country Club” by Lana Del Rey”

Album Review: “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” [2021]

Taylor Swift has begun re-recording and re-releasing her original albums. Why? Well, a quick google search can explain the whole story, but basically — she lost ownership of her previous work, and this is how she is taking her power back. Skipping over her first self-titled album “Taylor Swift,” she started out with the absolutelyContinue reading “Album Review: “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” [2021]”

Album Review: “Smoke + Mirrors” by Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons released “Smoke + Mirrors” in February 2015, their second studio album, followed by their first and highly successful “Night Visions” that included “Radioactive” and “Demons.” Imagine Dragons is an alternative rock band, some of their songs containing electronica and special effects. They also have some indie and some pop to their sound. SomehowContinue reading “Album Review: “Smoke + Mirrors” by Imagine Dragons”

Album Review: “Halcyon Days” by Ellie Goulding

“Halcyon Days” is Ellie Goulding’s second album that was released in August of 2013. Several years later, this record still stands out, and is sure to be impactful throughout time, for those who are familiar with her work. For me, it will always hold a special place in my heart. The genre is most closelyContinue reading “Album Review: “Halcyon Days” by Ellie Goulding”

Cassette tapes are the new thing

As the past decade saw the resurgence of vinyls and record players, we are now witnessing cassette tapes making a comeback. With cassette tapes reaching peak popularity in the 1980s and 90s, they seemed to die out after being replaced with CDs in the early 2000s, which were then replaced with digital albums, followed byContinue reading “Cassette tapes are the new thing”