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Alone in the Middle | Mystery by Inner Wave

Alone in the Middle | “Mystery” by Inner Wave

Madison Reinhold, Writer/Volunteer October 5, 2021

It’s great for spooky season. It’s great for sitting alone and being afraid of what your life is going to be. It also has a great synth beat.  The latest release from the Inner Wave’s forthcoming...

Upbeat, Technicolor Ballad | Stay With Me by Hatchie

Upbeat, Technicolor Ballad | “Stay With Me” by Hatchie

Abraham Frank, Writer/Volunteer October 4, 2021

Harriette Pilbeam, or Hatchie, is a Brisbane based dream pop artist. Her wafting, emotional songs sound like a cross between Carly Rae Jepsen and Cocteau Twins. Her song “Stay With Me” guides the listener...

Putting the tender in tenderpunk | The Sway by illuminati hotties

Putting the tender in tenderpunk | The Sway by illuminati hotties

Lucas Polack, Writer/Volunteer October 3, 2021

“If you’re not laughing, baby, then you’re not making money,” Sarah Tudzin cackled on “Mmmoooaaaaayaya,” the aptly-titled lead single for Let Me Do One More, the newest release from her solo...

A Backing Track for Your Escapist Fantasy | Beach Episode (filler) by Rav

A Backing Track for Your Escapist Fantasy | “Beach Episode (filler)” by Rav

Norene Bassin, Writer/Volunteer October 2, 2021

The London-based rapper and producer Rav strays away from his usual sound on his newest EP. Unlike his 2015 breakout album Beneath the Toxic Jungle, full of hard-hitting beats and energetic vocals, SCHOOL...

Playlist | Throwback to a Middle School Dance

Playlist | Throwback to a Middle School Dance

Entertainment Team October 1, 2021

Ah, middle school. The time of voice cracks, crushes and those somewhat cringe faux dances. A fever dream to most, that time in our lives has long passed. One thing that will always remain present is the...

Not Just a One-Hit Wonder | LOST IN THE CITADEL by Lil Nas X

Not Just a One-Hit Wonder | “LOST IN THE CITADEL” by Lil Nas X

Kale Guenther, Writer/Volunteer October 1, 2021

On Sept. 17, 2021 Lil Nas X released his debut album, MONTERO, and it is easily some of his best work. If you think that he was just a one-hit wonder with the release of “Old Town Road - Remix,” I...

Marching Into the Sea | Sea Within A Sea by The Horrors

Marching Into the Sea | “Sea Within A Sea” by The Horrors

Ethan Bernier, Writer/Volunteer September 30, 2021

Up until “Sea Within a Sea” came out in 2009, The Horrors were seen as a  derivative goth rock band trying to be five different bands. This single showed the Myspace-sphere the group’s coming sophomore...

Concert Review | Isaiah Rashad

Concert Review | Isaiah Rashad

Lucas Polack, Writer/Volunteer September 29, 2021

In the five year absence since his last album, Chattanooga-raised rapper Isaiah Rashad had been to hell and back. He went to rehab, lost nearly all his money and stopped making art. Just seeing Rashad...

All Consuming Love | Valentine by Snail Mail

All Consuming Love | “Valentine” by Snail Mail

Lauren Krill, Writer/Volunteer September 29, 2021

Indie rock artist Lindsey Jordan — you may know her as Snail Mail — announced her sophomore album Valentine to be released Nov. 5, 2021. It’s been a tumultuous three years for Jordan after releasing...

No Shying Away | “Outside” by Injury Reserve

No Shying Away | “Outside” by Injury Reserve

Mike Merucci, Writer/Volunteer September 28, 2021

Confrontation: this is what has always been at the center of Injury Reserve’s music. Parker Corey’s production isn't shy, Stepa J. Groggs and Ritchie with a T’s lyrics and flows aren’t routine....

Headaches, Heartaches and Strange | Weights by Bartees Strange

Headaches, Heartaches and Strange | “Weights” by Bartees Strange

Lucas Polack, Writer/Volunteer September 27, 2021

“Don’t you come up out the crib if you ain’t strange,” is something of a rally cry for D.C.-based artist Bartees Strange and his following. That lyric came off “Kelly Rowland,” a standout from...

808s & Drum Breaks | scars by Baby Keem

808s & Drum Breaks | “scars” by Baby Keem

Joseph Finnegan, Writer/Volunteer September 26, 2021

After releasing his breakthrough album DIE FOR MY BITCH, Baby Keem has been on the radar of hip-hop enthusiasts since 2019. In his latest release, The Melodic Blue, Keem cements his status as an up-and-coming...

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