The 10 Worst People At Any Concert

The 10 Worst People At Any Concert

Live music has an amazing power to bond and unite mankind. Accordingly, concerts are a place where you can not only hear your favorite band but also fraternize with your fellow fans, bonding over a shared love of…aw, shit. Who am I kidding? The only people...
SongPress: Mercy Street – ‘Try Hard’

SongPress: Mercy Street – ‘Try Hard’

The rules to SongPress are simple. One writer picks a song, but does not reveal their reasons for doing so. The other writers offer their opinions about it, and when all is said and done, the person who chose the song lets us all in on the reason why. This week it was...
Top 5 Instrumental Songs w/Caspian

Top 5 Instrumental Songs w/Caspian

Instrumental music can be a double-edged sword: artists have far more room for maneuverability and expression without the confines of verses and choruses to worry about, but they have to work twice as hard to establish an emotional connection without the aid of...
Do the Shuffle Round 2

Do the Shuffle Round 2

You know the rules: hit shuffle on your music library and listen to the first five songs that come up, then write about them. You can’t skip tracks – keep it clean boys. Casey 1. Cave In – ‘Flypaper’ – Beyond Hypothermia – Wow, what a...
Bad Brains – Into the Future

Bad Brains – Into the Future

In the late ’70s, punk gained momentum in popularity and evolved through the ’80s with a wave of hardcore punk bands like Black Flag, Minor Threat, and Bad Religion. Bad Brains soon joined the movement – contradictory to their roots as a jazz fusion...
Top 5 Three Piece Bands

Top 5 Three Piece Bands

You’ve heard the saying that less is more? Well, new scene bands (with their 3 guitarists, 2 vocalists, a rhythm section and a lighting guy), ska bands, and anyone from E street haven’t. Then again, they’re probably too busy banging groupies to pay...
Album Review: DRGN King – Paragraph Nights

Album Review: DRGN King – Paragraph Nights

What do you get when you cross Dominic Angelella with The Roots producer, Ritz Reynolds? You get DRGN King’s début album, Paragraph Nights. Hailing from Philadelphia (a city currently dominated by Hip-hop, R&B,  and electronica) this Bar None Records release...