Posts Tagged ‘Allan Collins’

  • Saba returns with complex sophomore album

    Apr 24, 18 • 906 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Tahj Malik Chandler, better known as Saba, recently released his sophomore record titled “CARE FOR ME” after the big success from his 2016 record “Bucket List.” But, does this new project hit the same spots that “Bucket...

  • ‘Off to the Races’ disappoints writer

    Apr 17, 18 • 877 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer The infamous and relatively famous indie rockers, dance rockers and all-around fun makers, Jukebox the Ghost, are back with their fifth full-length album, and it’s painfully average for the group. The three-man group hailing...

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    Phil Elverum returns as Mount Eerie alias

    Mar 20, 18 • 439 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Phil Elverum is one of those artists who has been around the music scene for quite some time. He produced four albums between 1999 and 2003 from his other alias The Microphones, and now here we have his 10th full-length studio...

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    Nicolas Jaar returns under alias

    Mar 13, 18 • 557 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Nicolas Jaar is one of the premier electronic and house music producers since Daft Punk left the scene in the early to mid-2000s. Sorry, not the greatest reference, but I just needed to put Daft Punk into this review because they...

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    MGMT releases new album

    Feb 20, 18 • 513 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer A legendary synth pop group is back after a five-year grace period of touring, remixing and reflecting. Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser formed MGMT in 2002, and in 2006 they produced their highly praised and hugely radio...

  • JPEGMAFIA releases dark ‘Veteran’

    Feb 13, 18 • 900 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Art rap, left-field hip-hop, avant-garde hip-hop and experimental hip-hop are very similar genres of music, yet minutely different. Art rap uses more color in its beat choices. Left-field hip-hop uses very spacy and asymmetric...

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    Typhoon releases fourth studio album

    Feb 6, 18 • 227 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Who in the world is Typhoon, you ask? Well, they are an 11-piece indie-rock band from Salem, Ore., that has been around for just over 13 years. Seeing as “Offerings” is the first of their albums I’ve heard, I was curious to...

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    Metal band returns after 15-year hiatus

    Jan 23, 18 • 479 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Last week I talked about an artist who produced three records in a span of six months, but here is a metal band who hasn’t been heard from or seen in the last 15 years — since their 2002 highly acclaimed sophomore record,...

  • Brockhampton releases third album in six-month time span

    Jan 16, 18 • 323 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer The “Saturation” collection from Brockhampton is quite a great feat — three records written, recorded, produced and published in a span of six months. But, what’s even more unthinkable is that almost every song on every...

  • Writer picks favorite 2017 albums

    Dec 5, 17 • 411 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer 2017 has come and gone and what an amazing year for music it has been. Of the five or so years that I have been listening to new music every Friday, this has been the best year. So, trying to figure out my favorite 10 albums was...