A casual observer of the local music scene would not find acoustic-based singer-songwriter Nicholas Chim’s adoption of electronic arrangements a surprise, as this has become rather trendy in 2017.
The story of the ascent of rock music is lovingly told by the author, who turned 21 that year. The context behind many of the classic rock artists and albums is vividly described. Well researched with detailed accounts, the reading enjoyment is enhanced by a Spotify playlist of course!
… still there’s more …
Broken record time – those of us who are rock ‘n’ roll observers have been talking up a 90s rock revival for some time now. So add Nashville’s Bully to the list of hopefuls…
Terrific news for the PoP faithful as Tahiti 80’s Xavier Boyer releases his debut solo album, Some / Any / New!
Christopher Owens, who once fronted a band called Girls, has formed a new group called Curls!
Indie pop pioneer Morrissey returns with his 11th studio album, Low in High School, his first with BMG and out in mid-November.
Fans of Retro-pop are drooling over the new releases from the Gallagher brothers. We say fuck them and instead spend your time and money on brothers Aaron and Keiren Jolly a.k.a. The Naturals!
It’s time to stop being surprised about how good The Gifted is! Episode 3 “eXodus” continued the standard of excellence thus far experienced with this well-written mutant series.
Chances are if you are expecting Electric Dreams to be on the level of Black Mirror, then you will be upset and disappointed.
Another riveting episode that builds up both plot and character as the series moves forward impressively!
The best Netflix series hook you in sometimes on premise alone. And that was certainly the case with Mindhunter.
The New Mutants director Josh Broome described his movie as a horror film. Based on the first trailer, it certainly is!
Not the “Kurt and Courtney” of the 90s but certainly this collaborative album between Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile is highly evocative of that decade’s alt-rock highs.
Would be fair to assert that singer-songwriter Beck has generally covered three distinctive styles in his career thus far – country-folk roots, urban hip-hop R&B and post-modern pop-rock.
With The Gifted, there are now three Marvel-based TV series – the other two being Agents of SHIELD and Legion – that have surpassed the entire slate of CW DC Comics-based series.
We loved “Fields”, the first song we heard from this new album from Spirit Award and we are glad to report that Neverending fulfils its promise.
The final trailer for Star Wars Episode VIII : The Last Jedi has dropped. And it cleverly suggests certain key plot points that may or may not happen.
Where’s the music underground? It’s called The New Rock N Roll! Case in point : Scottish band The Decrees who’s intense rock style echoes the 80s legends Big Country!
Star Trek: Discovery has been a revelation so far – succeeding at combining classic Trek tropes with a more post-modern sensibility. As good as the previous episodes have been, “The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not For the Lamb’s Cry” may be the best instalment so far.
Oh we truly believe that the producers cheated with this episode of Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams.
October 9th would have been John Lennon’s 77th birthday. Come December 8th, he would have been dead for 37 years.
“All Rivers Lead To The Sea”, the title of local singer-songwriter iNCH’s new song delivers a powerful message of an ocean filled with plastic waste and encourages listeners to take action.
Singer-songwriter Karla Kane takes time away from The Corner Laughers to come up with a delightful solo album.
Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel to the ground-breaking scifi movie Blade Runner, released in 1982.
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