February 2016, New Music

Listen: The Lumineers, “Ophelia”

The Lumineers just came out of their four year long hiatus. Their new single “Ophelia” is exactly the sound we came to love from the folk rock band back in 2012 with the release of their self-titled debut album. “Ophelia” is an impassioned ballad about love and past relationships that …
Bishop, River
February 2016, New Music

Listen: Bishop, “River”

I’ll never forget hearing Bishop’s”River” for the first time. Bishop’s voice is pure electricity and I was immediately enthralled by her raw and soulful anthem. “River” has multiple, awesome elements. It opens with an acoustic stomp-clap beat with Bishop’s crooning vocals cutting in and out in an electronic style. The …
January 2016, New Music

Listen: Murals, “Long Bridge”

It’s a rainy day in Jacksonville. Murals’ new single, “Long Bridge,” will help you get through it. The track is reminiscent of ’70s singer-songwriter tunes. It calls to mind The Moody Blues with its’ slow guitar and fuzzy, echoing voices. It’s simultaneously new and old psychedelic folk. You can slow dance to …
January 2016, New Music

Listen: The Arcs, “Lake Superior”

The Arcs is Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach’s beautiful side project, and they just released their new single, “Lake Superior.” According to Stereogum, the song is inspired by the tv show Making a Murderer. “Lake Superior” has a Tame Impala-esque sound, relying more on a synthesizer than their earlier work. I’m constantly …
Albums, January 2016, New Music, Reviews

Review: Wet, “Don’t You”

It’s official. Wet has blown our minds. Their debut album, Don’t You, was released on Jan. 29. I’ve got it on repeat. Zutrau’s angelic voice puts me in a trance, and their beats never fail to hypnotize. The emotionally charged lyrics pull at your heartstrings while the beat moves your body. Zutrau sings about …
January 2016, New Music

Listen: ARIZONA, “I Was Wrong”

Stop everything you’re doing and listen to ARIZONA’s “I Was Wrong.” It’s a mellow, electronic track that carries you seamlessly from beginning to end. ARIZONA is a band comprised of three New Jersey natives. According to their Facebook and Soundcloud, they are currently working on releases for 2016. Their electronic …