Album Review: Vagabon – Infinite Worlds

Laetitia Tamko, recording as Vagabon since 2014, creates “infinite worlds” through each album, as her Bandcamp description suggests. This multi-instrumentalist certainly lives up to that hype – Infinite Worlds, her latest album, came out on February 24 and proves that she does indeed create a seemingly limitless universe within its eight songs. … More Album Review: Vagabon – Infinite Worlds

Album Review: Sick Sad World – Fear and Lies

In case you somehow don’t know yet, I’m a big fan of the fuzzy stuff. Take First Responder as an example – although that’s much lighter than Sick Sad World. Fear and Lies kills, though. It’s fuzzy, but it’s heavy and grounded enough that it doesn’t get pulled away into the clouds like some fuzz pop. … More Album Review: Sick Sad World – Fear and Lies

EP Review: Heroes Like Villains – Amends

There’s nothing that helps an excruciatingly terrible day like some classic pop-punk, and Heroes Like Villains provides the perfect distraction with Amends. This Columbus group, heavily engaged in the local scene, is actually opening for Four Year Strong in a sold-out show when they come through town – and they’re ecstatic about it. If you’re not going to that show, be sure to check out where else they’re playing soon, and until then, check out Amends! … More EP Review: Heroes Like Villains – Amends

Album Review: So Long, Stargazer – Look Up

Rock and musical theatre? It’s an unusual combination, sure, but it can often blow you away – just look at RENT or Rocky Horror. So Long, Stargazer’s latest, Look Up, fits right in, sounding like the perfect soundtrack to a rock musical. After all, the band’s lead vocalist, Chase McCants, has a musical theatre background, and as the website says, “He’s got a voice that will make you whisper, “damn,” to yourself when you’re walking with headphones in.” … More Album Review: So Long, Stargazer – Look Up