‘The White Album’ turns 50

The Beatles The White Album Apple Records · 22 November 1968 It’s June 1, 1967: The Summer of Love. The Beatles released arguably the most important album to change rock history and pop culture. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was a concept album filled with revolutionary songwriting collaborations within the band, powerful stories of family members […]

Bishop Briggs releases full-length ‘Church of Scars’

Bishop Briggs Church of Scars Teleport Records / Island Records · April 20, 2018 Rising indie pop artist Sarah Grace McLaughlin, better known as Bishop Briggs, released her debut album Church of Scars after three years in the making, but you wouldn’t think that from the sound of it. In 2016, when she released ‘River,’ rightfully one […]

Lord Huron releases full-length ‘Vide Noir’

Lord Huron Vide Noir Republic Records · April 20, 2018 Lord Huron eases into the world of music label producing with their third album Vide Noir. “Vide Noir” is French for Black Void, which says a lot of an album that chooses to discuss hard-hitting and stimulating universal and cosmic themes. Lord Huron combines clean […]

Remembering Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumors’

Fleetwood Mac Rumors Warner Bros. · February 1977 It was hot outside, sticky, the air heavy with the kind of humidity that left everything it touched damp with the anticipation of rain. The sun beat down on our skin, on the uncut grass, on the steaming pavement covered in sidewalk chalk left over from a game […]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra releases full-length ‘Sex & Food’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sex & Food Jagjaguwar · April 06, 2018 Walking into any album by Unknown Mortal Orchestra is a journey within itself, so with their fourth album Sex & Food, it’s really no surprise that this album takes you across the world in the most otherworldly way. Sole songwriter Reuben Nielson founded Unknown Mortal […]

Shakey Graves releases full-length ‘Can’t Wake Up’

Shakey Graves Can’t Wake Up Dualtone Music Group, Inc. · April 04, 2018 A pleasant enough collection of energetic and thoughtful songs, Shakey Graves’ Can’t Wake Up is okay, and will probably be put into my collection of things to listen to in the background while doing homework. It’s the perfect album if you want to […]

Meet the NxNU Lineup: Palm

NxNU, WRBB’s annual Spring Concert, is this Friday, April 13th! Take a minute to get introduced to Palm, and we’ll see you at the show. Palm is Eve Alpert, Kasra Kurt, Gerasimos Livitsanos, and Hugo Stanley. Their music is difficult to categorize, but it sits somewhere between experimental rock, math rock, avant-pop, and art rock. […]

Meet the NxNU Lineup: Horse Jumper of Love

NxNU, WRBB’s annual Spring Concert, is this Friday, April 13th! Take a minute to get introduced to Horse Jumper of Love, and we’ll see you at the show. Horse Jumper of Love is a Boston-area trio, making music that has been often compared to various Phil Elverum projects (The Microphones, Mt. Eerie) for their self-described […]

Meet the NxNU Lineup: Mauno

NxNU, WRBB’s annual Spring Concert, is this Friday, April 13th! Take a minute to get introduced to Mauno, and we’ll see you at the show. Mauno is going to be the next big thing, at least if I have anything to say about it. The Canadian indie rock band hailing from the sleepy hamlet of […]

The Neighbourhood releases self-titled ‘The Neighbourhood’

The Neighbourhood The Neighbourhood Columbia Records · March 09, 2018 As an avid fan of The Neighbourhood and someone who was waiting eagerly for the follow-up to their 2015 album Wiped Out!, listening to their new self-titled album the first time around was an experience that can only be described as painful. While wallowing in the […]

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