CD Review

U.S. Girls- 4 American Dollars

Album: (Single)- 4 American Dollars Artist: U.S. Girls Genre: Alternative, World Sub-Genres: Indie Pop, Experimental Pop Label: 4AD Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: This song really annoyed me, the first half reminded me of the soundtrack that would be used in a low-budget, bad rom-com. The production doesn't make sense, I don't really understand the vibe… Continue reading U.S. Girls- 4 American Dollars

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Spoon- Inside Out (Demo)

Album: (Single)- Inside Out (Demo) Artist: Spoon Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Experimental Rock Label: Matador Records Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: Spoon has released a demo version of their most popular song, "Inside Out" which was off the album They Want My Soul from 2014. The original version of the song is 5 minutes however… Continue reading Spoon- Inside Out (Demo)

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Hometown Hero- Landon Elliott

Single: Hometown Hero Artist: Landon Elliott Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Acoustic, Singer/Songwriter, Pop Rock Label: American Paradox Records Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: I would recommend listening to these singles. Hometown Hero is very peaceful, an acoustic driven track that will be sure to bring a calm feeling to anyone who listens. By Now is more rock… Continue reading Hometown Hero- Landon Elliott

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Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Movie: Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice Production Company: Greenwich Entertainment Release Date: September 6, 2019 Starring: Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris Directed By: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman Rating: PG-13 Genre: Documentary Runtime: 95 minutes Streaming Service: N/A Description: In only 95 minutes one could enter the theater knowing nothing about… Continue reading Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

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Close It Quietly- Frankie Cosmos

Album: Close It Quietly Artist: Frankie Cosmos Genre: Indie/Alternative Sub-Genres: Indie Pop/ Bedroom Pop Label: Sub Pop Non-Airable Tracks: None Description:  Another classic album by Frankie Cosmos. An artist who does not let down her fans, as her songs are not too far of a departure from her iconic, pop-y, poetic sound. A whopping 21… Continue reading Close It Quietly- Frankie Cosmos

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Real Life by Cayucas

Album: Real Life Artist: Cayucas Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Surf Rock Label: Park The Van Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: The album was a bit underwhelming to me. When I listen to surf rock I am expecting a bright and happy sound, however the vocals all felt a little too bland and dull. The overall production sound… Continue reading Real Life by Cayucas

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Wand-Laughing Matter

Album: Laughing Matter Artist: Wand Genre: Alt Sub-Genres: Garage Rock, Psychedelic Rock Label: Drag City Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: This album pleasantly surprised me. The vocals were reminiscent of Paul McCartney, and the overall sound had a chill 1960s Beatles vibe. I preferred songs with an emphasis on the vocals like "Rio Grande" and "Walkie Talkie."… Continue reading Wand-Laughing Matter

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Michelle Blades-Visitor

Album: Visitor Artist: Michelle Blades Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Synth Pop Label: Midnight Special Records Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: I prefer the sound of her vocals on tracks such as "Literally" and "Ring", rather than the opening track "Politic!". She has a very soft voice with nice vocal range. This is a good album to put… Continue reading Michelle Blades-Visitor

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Buoys- Panda Bear

Album: Buoys Artist: Panda Bear Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Psychedelic Pop Label: Domino Recording Company Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: I really enjoy the singer's voice on this album. The effects on his voice are used tastefully, especially on the track Master. I was immediately curious about this album due to the digital feel and video game sounds… Continue reading Buoys- Panda Bear

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Daddy Issues- Pip Blom

Album: *Single* Daddy Issues Artist: Pip Blom Genre: Alt Rock Sub-Genres: Indie, Indie Pop, Post Punk Label: Heavenly Recordings Non-Airable Tracks: None  Description: I really enjoyed the overall beat of the song, and the fun guitar melody. It is definitely an upbeat jam, although the lyrics were nothing too special. This song would fit in… Continue reading Daddy Issues- Pip Blom

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To Be Safe, Loved, and Home by Craig Cardiff

Album: To Be Safe, Loved and Home (Single) Artist: Craig Cardiff Genre: World and Jazz Sub-Genres: Folk, Singer Songwriter Label: Antifragile Music Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: This is a song that one would expect to hear in a coffee shop, as it is super relaxing. The lyrics are really sweet and poetic. I’m sure one… Continue reading To Be Safe, Loved, and Home by Craig Cardiff

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Maiah Manser- “Yards”

Album:---Single--- Artist: Maiah Manser Genre: Pop, Alternative Sub-Genres:--- Label: Killphonic Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: I really enjoyed this single. It was very reminiscent of new Taylor Swift in regards to the poppy melodies and the way the singer used her voice. It was very in with the times and I could easily see this song… Continue reading Maiah Manser- “Yards”

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ROSALÍA- “El Mal Querer”

Album: El Mal Querer Artist: ROSALÍA Genre: Pop, World Sub-Genres: Spanish Pop Label: Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: "El Mal Querer" which translates to "The Evil Want" was a nice surprise. It brought me back to when I was studying abroad in Spain, and certain tracks like "DI MI NOMBRE" sounded reminiscent… Continue reading ROSALÍA- “El Mal Querer”