2017’s Top Fifteen

Happy new year! I know I’m not the only one thankful for a clean slate. 2017 was full of political, personal, and musical intensity; every week, there seemed to be something new and sensational. In my own life, I hit some of the lowest points I’ve ever hit as well as some of the highest, … More 2017’s Top Fifteen

Live Music Review: MisterWives + Bleachers (+ photos!)

Click here for more photos! “Columbus, when you dream about playing a show, this is what you dream about,” proclaimed Jack Antonoff of Bleachers on Friday, June 16. The show in question had a jam-packed alt-pop lineup: between Bleachers’ headlining spot and MisterWives as an opener, the Express Live venue was buzzing with excitement from … More Live Music Review: MisterWives + Bleachers (+ photos!)

Album Review: Jen Gloeckner – VINE

With Jen Gloeckner’s latest album, VINE, Lana Del Rey meets Twin Peaks meets Stevie Nicks. It’s the best type of ambient indie rock: it’s catchy and floaty with just enough of a grounding voice to keep you from feeling like you’re stuck in the clouds. Gloeckner’s music is, simply put, hypnotizingly beautiful and definitely worth a listen … More Album Review: Jen Gloeckner – VINE

Album Review: Blue Healer – Blue Healer

Indie-rock trio Blue Healer was “born out of the belief that music should be fun”, and their debut album, Blue Healer, exemplifies that perfectly. Chock-full of shimmering guitar hooks, spacey vocals, and grungy aesthetics, this album is all-around enjoyable. Fun. There’s no better word to describe this album, although Blue Healer ensures that there’s no lack of … More Album Review: Blue Healer – Blue Healer