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Photo courtesy of American Songwriter Story by Hayden Goodridge / Contributing Writer Since the advent of digital recording, the music charts have encouraged the idea of filling songs with “more” wherever there’s room to fit it. Just look toward the Hot 100, and you’ll find layers-upon-layers of vocals, heavy-hitting drum beats, frenetic synth-lines and hardly a …

Photo courtesy of All Them Witches Bandcamp Story by Max Leach / Contributing Writer  In a generation defined by bumping 808s and bass drops, one can easily be convinced that rock ‘n’ roll as we once knew it has faded out of relevance. Rightfully so, as most rock bands (think Greta Van Fleet) nowadays seem …

Photo courtesy of Pinegrove’s Bandcamp Story by Hayden Goodridge / Contributing Writer  The opening lines of “Skylight” resemble a new mission statement for Pinegrove’s lead singer, Evan Stephens Hall: “I draw a line in my life / Singing this is the new way I behave now.” Though the record was written and recorded a year …

Photo courtesy of BUST Magazine Story by Max Leach / Contributing Writer Ezza Rose doesn’t want to tell you that no means no because she knows she shouldn’t have to. Her newest album, entitled “No Means No,” will compel you to listen to what she has to say whether you like it or not. Getting …

Photo courtesy of The Vinyl Factory Story by Robert Dial / Contributing Writer This Friday, “Piano and a Microphone 1983,” the first posthumous Prince album, finally saw the light of day. When Prince passed away in 2016 at the age of 57, fans were told that he had many recordings still unreleased. This is the first …

Photo courtesy of HotNewHipHop Story by Mary Claire Bennett / Contributing Writer The expertly eclectic Brockhampton dropped “Iridescence” on Friday, fearlessly showcasing the California-based collective’s massive range of creative ability. Since their 2016 debut release, “All-American Trash,” Brockhampton has highlighted its individual members – all 20-something of them. Membership includes musicians, videographers, graphic designers, producers …