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Album Review: Butterfly 3000 by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are an indie rock band from Australia. While being around for just over a decade, they have done almost everything at this point. They have explored different genres and their greatest feat was releasing five different studio albums in 2017, which explains their massive discography. King Gizzard release their second studio album of the year and their eighteenth studio album overall, Butterfly 3000 . The first track from the album is Yours . While I haven't listened to many of their tracks, I was a bit surprised from the opening with the light and bright synth notes. Event

Album Review: SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE// by KennyHoopla and Travis Barker

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Kenneth La'ron, or better known by his stage name, KennyHoopla, is a songwriter and singer/rapper from Ohio. With KennyHoopla on the mixtape is Travis Barker. Travis Barker is a musician and producer from California. He is most notably known as the drummer for Blink-182. In more recent years, he has been collaborating and producing albums for hip hop acts. Together, they're able to produce KennyHoopla's debut mixtape, SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE// . The first track from the album is silence is also an answer// . It opens up quietly with some synths as well as some quick vocals. After the introductio

Album Review: Nowhere Generation by Rise Against

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Rise Against is a four-piece punk rock band from Chicago. While they had their start in 1999, they didn't really gain international fame until their break-through fifth studio album, Appeal to Reason . From touring with big name artists and having their music in video games, this set the stage for their future. Nowhere Generation marks the band's ninth studio album. The first track from the album is The Numbers . The track opens up with a quick sample from a French political track. After the quick introduction, we are greeted by your usual Rise Against sound and Tim's vocals. It just seems like they

Album Review: bb u ok? by San Holo

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Sander van Dijck, or better known by his stage name, San Holo, is a DJ and producer from the Netherlands. While his first name is Sander, the name San Holo is a play on words from the Star Wars character, Han Solo. He first created and released an EP in 2014 which made it into the Top 100 Electronic category on iTunes, but it wasn't until his debut album, album1 , where he found commercial fame. Now, he has released his sophomore album, bb u ok? The first track from the album is i am thinking of you . It's just a short minute and a half instrumental track to open up the album. It just opens up with a si

Album Review: Exodus by DMX

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Album Review: Cavalcade by black midi

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   black midi is an experimental rock band based out of London. They took on great success with their debut project, Schlagenheim , which charted on several European charts and the United States indie chart. While their name is black midi, it doesn't really have to do with the actual genre, which is just a lot of MIDI files layered on top of each other. The group finally drops their sophomore record titled Cavalcade . The first track from the album is John L . This was actually my introduction to black midi as this was one of their top tracks on Spotify. I decided to check them out before this album was release

Album Review: January Flower by Mat Kearney

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Mat Kearney is a singer and songwriter based out of Nashville. He was raised in Oregon but eventually moved to Nashville later on in life. He released his second studio project, Nothing Left to Lose in 2006 which started to gain traction and led to him touring with other big name artists. After several charting albums, Mat Kearney has dropped his seventh studio album titled January Flower . The first track from the album is Powerless . The track is definitely more string focused which you can tell in the first few seconds of the track. It just starts out with an acoustic guitar, but it does build with layers of