Stephen Piazza’s “The Edge” Proves to be a Hymn to the Fallen

In “The Edge,” Piazza sings that it seems like it’s not worth living anymore, but it is. And that is what we get from Piazza’s voice. It is worth going onward if only to listen to his singing, again and again, reminding us that loss is a constant in our lives, but there is always something that is left for us to hang onto from those who depart.

Jacob Rice Serves Up a Dish of Country Music Tinged with a Taste of Sugar

Are you ready to dive into Jacob Rice’s love-ridden world? Take a ride on his new single, “How a Man Treats a Lady. Simply put, fans of modern-day country won’t forget it.

Black Sweater Sets a Chill Tone with “Moves Like You”

At the end of the day, breakups are hard, but we’ve all been there. Aesthetics, and sonic musings aside, most importantly, the boys in Black Sweat have heart, more so, it’s endearingly on their sleeve. If you’re looking for company on a cold, dark, and lonely night, give “Moves Like You” a try.

The Fats Hit Paydirt Via Their Very Own Rock & Roll Fantasy

Do you subscribe to the worn-out adage that “rock is dead?” If so, then you most likely haven’t heard the invigorating music by scene newcomers, The Fats.

Hazel English Casts Spells of Magic Across Summer Nights

For those who had the chance to immerse themselves in the sound of “Wake Up!,” something will hit you as different from that sober, clean, and fast-paced sound. Summer Nights is a portal to a dimension where nostalgia is a guide in a dreamy adventure. Leave everything behind. Nothing is needed but an open heart.

Bramses Xalyxys Mysterious Warrior: Narratives Summoned Through Metaphor

An already accomplished composer, arranger, songwriter, and scriptwriter, Bramses’s aim in crafting Mysterious Warrior was to take listeners on a true auditory experience, once which their trembling sensing might never recover.

Reviewing Big Drink’s It Was Supposed To Be So Easy

Do you feel like joining Big Drink for a pint before banging the boredom out of your monotonous lives? It Was Supposed To Be So Easy can be your launching pad. Make sure to listen to every track as something new, and not like a string of the sameness you have had before.

Reviewing Sharon Van Etten’s We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong

I think for me, this currently is my second favorite release from Sharon Van Etten behind Are We There. It could possibly rise up and take the top spot. I like it much more than Remind Me Tomorrow, but now I can see how vital that record and her transformation on it were so that she could get to this point, and deliver this very open, raw piece of work.

Moonraker’s The Forest: A Spiritual Journey Through the Valley of the Mind

Make sure to give Moonraker a go and let yourself be driven through a train of thought that is theirs and yours as well.

Taiwan Beats Showcase: An Exercise In Global Musical Mastery

All in all, the 2022 version of the Taiwan Beats Showcase has proved to be integral to the region’s growth and continues to demonstrate Taiwan’s importance to the overarching independent and alternative scenes. I am of the opinion that the showcase will continue to serve as a proving ground for young and old artists alike, as they gain greater exposure and subsequent entry into the western zeitgeist.

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