Katie Pruitt dares the Confrontation with Societal Expectations

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“Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women.” Thus the first lines of the traditional Catholic Prayer. For a teenager in suburban Atlanta who was raised by a devoutly Catholic family however, Katie Pruitt perhaps felt overwhelmingly far removed from the sainted figure. … Continue Reading →

Desmond – Happiness Is Priceless

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“Happiness Is Priceless”, debut album by Jamaican reggae artist Desmond, has been released. The Kingston-bred singer and songwriter gravitated to music and theater early in life. Over the years, Desmond has become an experienced choir director and absorbed himself in every aspect of musical creativity. Now based in New York … Continue Reading →

Hazel English – Wake Up!

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Australian-American musician Hazel English has released her debut studio album, “Wake Up!”. The record comes after the pop singer’s first EP in 2016 and its rerelease in 2017 as part of the double EP compilation, “Just Give In / Never Going Home”. English, whom fans have come to associate with … Continue Reading →

Soul Asylum – Hurry Up And Wait

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Rock band Soul Asylum has released their twelfth studio album, titled “Hurry Up And Wait”. The four-piece band was birthed in Minneapolis in 1981 and has been led by lead vocalist Dave Pirner since then. The new album was recorded on these birthing grounds, bringing back a familiar, inspired sound … Continue Reading →

Joe Satriani – Shapeshifting

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Rock musician and producer Joe Satriani has released his 17th studio album, entitled “Shapeshifting”. The collection joins a shedload of other works by the 63-year-old native of New York State, including several live and compilation albums, as well as collaborative projects like those of supergroup Chickenfoot. With over ten million … Continue Reading →

Jessie Reyez – Before Love Came To Kill Us

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Canadian singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez has released her debut studio album, titled “Before Love Came To Kill Us”. Born in Toronto to Colombian parents, the 28-year-old R&B artist is known for her piercingly unique vocals. Reyez admits that she finds her greatest inspiration to write in moments of pain and brokenness, … Continue Reading →

Review: Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia

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Drop-top. Wind blowing through our hair. The moon following us to the end of our desire and the ethereal manifestation of every impulse to muzzle grim news reports with a gleefully sentient record. This is the picture painted with the postmodern sounds of Dua Lipa’s sophomore album, “Future Nostalgia”. The … Continue Reading →

Kandace Springs – The Women Who Raised Me

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Jazz and soul singer Kandace Springs has released her third LP, “The Women Who Raised Me”. The NYC-based artist from Nashville was introduced to music and the piano by her father, vocalist Scat Springs. Kandace immersed herself in jazz and soul music and drew inspiration from some of the greatest … Continue Reading →

Review: Adam Lambert – Velvet

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In a time when people across the world are being told to stay home indefinitely in order to keep themselves and others safe, things can become tediously unstimulating after a while. Luckily for his fans and music lovers in general, Adam Lambert has woven together a sassy collection of songs … Continue Reading →

Awa Ly – Safe And Sound

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French singer-songwriter Awa Ly has released her third studio album, “Safe And Sound”. The follow-up to “Five And A Feather” comes with twelve tracks, infusing soul and African sound into a unique style of R&B and folk music. Italy-based Awa Ly, who was born in France to Senegalese parents, describes … Continue Reading →

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