Posts Tagged ‘Allan Collins’

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    Kamasi Washington: Jazz music’s new master

    Oct 17, 17 • 121 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Kamasi Washington is one of the very few modern jazz composers making jazz enthusiasts turn their heads and come to the realization that jazz is not dead, but it is thriving everywhere. Washington hails from Los Angeles, where he...

  • ‘Clairvoyant’ impresses

    Sep 19, 17 • 146 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer The Contortionist is just one of the bands that started in one genre, deathcore, and just couldn’t take it anymore, so they switched into a much more avant-garde sort of direction. The band’s first album, “Exoplanet,” is...

  • Gang of Youths release album

    Sep 12, 17 • 157 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by By ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Australian indie rock outfit Gang of Youths just released their second full length record, and what a record it is. The band was formed in 2012 and their first album, “The Positions,” was all around a great success but...

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    Writer reflects on top summer albums

    Sep 8, 17 • 256 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by By ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Welcome back to school Gannon University students. Let’s get right to it; here are my top 10 favorite albums from this summer. Take note that these are just my personal favorite albums. Maybe some are similar and maybe some...

  • Father John Misty returns

    Apr 26, 17 • 422 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Josh Tillman, aka Father John Misty, recently dropped his third studio record, “Pure Comedy,” and it is something that needs to be talked about. Tillman, the ex-drummer of indie rock outfit Fleet Foxes, has quite a few...

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    Ninth studio album released from Spoon

    Mar 28, 17 • 358 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Spoon is an indie rock band hailing from Austin, Texas, and it has been playing and performing since 1993. Its ninth studio album is nothing to sit on and forget about. The 42-minute LP is packed with experimental jams that will...

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    Knox Hamilton releases debut album

    Mar 21, 17 • 396 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALAN COLLINS staff writer Knox Hamilton is a a band from a small town, outside Little Rock, Ark. They released their first record EP in 2016, and two weeks ago they released their debut album, “The Heights.” The album sticks to the formula that worked...

  • ‘Human’ a different kind of soul album

    Feb 21, 17 • 1007 Views • Arts & LeisureNo Comments

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer Rag’n’Bone Man, otherwise known as Rory Graham, just came out with his sophomore album “Human.” Graham comes from East Sussex, England, and has a passion for indie soul and blues music. The LP is filled with soul, blues,...

  • Writer recommends ‘Zombies On Broadway’

    Feb 15, 17 • 660 Views • Arts & Leisure1 Comment

    by ALLAN COLLINS staff writer After winning his battle with leukemia, Andrew McMahon has pushed himself both physically and emotionally to put out his newest album and he really does do a good job with most of it. When the first single, “Fire Escape,”...