A Refusal to Give Up on Love: Welcome Back by Handsome Ghost

Handsome Ghost have finally come out with their debut album, and it’s amazing. Welcome Back follows their EP, Steps. You can find my brief review about it here. This time around, Tim Noyes and Eddie Byun have created a full collection of songs that paint a more somber story than they have told in the past. All […]

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Catch Them While You Can: Wild Child at The Heights Theater

If you’re looking for some hippy and carefree party vibes at a concert, then Wild Child is the show for you. With seven people and over ten instruments, there’s no room for boring. It’s not like I expected anything less than fresh and exciting from this band, anyways. I saw them once before at Walter’s […]

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Houston Bike Bar // Allison’s Birthday

This past weekend I had the privilege of celebrating one of my best friend’s birthday. She got some of her friends together, and we all pitched in to do a bike bar around Midtown. I had seen the contraptions around town before and was always fascinated by them, so I was excited to get a […]

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Another Really Late Recap: NYC 2017

I finally made it back to New York! I’ve only had the privilege of being there twice in my 23 years of living, but each time has been a blast. The first was with my mom a few years back, and we did all the tourist-y things we could fit in. This time around I […]

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Country Music with an Attitude: Fairground Saints

The past few days in New York City were filled with wondrous adventures, but I have missed the comforts of southern hospitality. Fairground Saints is the first country band to be featured on the blog, and I think they’re a perfect fit for the title. Their bluegrass roots and country twang have some not so […]

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Pop Rock Gets an Extra Edge: Mainland

In honor of my trip to New York City, I’ve decided to dedicate this week’s artist feature to a New York band based in Brooklyn, Mainland. This group of guys never fail to surprise me. The first was when they opened for Marianas Trench. Jordan’s vocals for the bridge in “Fading Friends” completely caught me […]

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Bathing in a Post Party Glow: Handsome Ghost

You know the feeling at the end of a perfect day that puts you in bed with the most secure intuition that maybe the world isn’t so bad after all? Tim Noyes, the brains behind Handsome Ghost, has captured this phenomenal emotion and transformed it into a new genre of indie pop that strips itself […]

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Rocking Out in The Motherland: MilesExperience

I’m spending a couple weeks in the Philippines to surprise my grandma for her 80th birthday, so I figured now was the time to finally check out some Filipino bands. There was one band that stood out in particular while on the hunt for some new music: MilesExperience. This rock band has a unique sound […]

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Achieving the Perfect Balance Between Grunge and Hip Hop: Tangerine

It is few and far between that I like an opening band so much, their entire discography ends up being added to my Spotify library. Tangerine happens to be one of these rare occasions. When they opened for Bleachers, I was completely entranced by Marika’s delicate voice, coupled with the guitars’ screeching melodies. The concoction […]

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