Monthly Archives: February 2017

Daring To Differ

Musical artists shifting to a new style can be an incredibly controversial move.  I feel it is pretty safe to say that most artists end up doing so—no matter how significantly—over the course of their careers, just because it comes naturally from making music for a long enough period of time.  Often, such an action […]

Bringing The Past To ‘Live’

Today marks Vanessa Carlton’s second live release and the follow-up to October’s Liberman Live, this one entitled Earlier Things Live.  As the name would suggest, the EP includes live recordings of songs prior to her most recent studio release, 2015’s Liberman. The 6-track EP, clocking in at about 26 minutes, includes her first two albums’ […]

Tuesday Mourning

I listen to a lot of music in a lot of genres, and you’d be hard-pressed to pull a “favorite” out of me.  But there are a few very specific genres that I’m particularly fond of, one of which being the early-2000s female-vocalist pop-rock in the style of artists like Avril Lavigne and Michelle Branch.  […]

Nighttime Listening

From the moment Anchor & Braille announced the title of their most recent effort—the 2016 album Songs For The Late Night Drive Home—I was incredibly eager for its release.  Truthfully, I would’ve been eager regardless, given my love for all of their work, but the concept put forth within the title drew me in further. […]