Album Reviews

L.T.Z. Doubles Down on Ambitious, Definitive 20-Track Hip-hop Album

(Editor’s note: L.T.Z. asked me to be as critical as possible with this one, so strap in. We’re ...

Latest All-American Rejects EP Explores New Identity, Pursues Fresh Horizons

The All-American Rejects have typically been a barometer band, one so consistently pop-radio ...

Track Premiere: Haniwa Dives Into Thoughtful Reservoir of Indie Pop Bliss with “Absolutely”

Haniwa’s sophomore full-length album ‘Violent Sun’ releases August 18th Haniwa ...

Harumph Hones Americana Jazz Sound On Strong Full-Length Effort ‘Threes’

Few bands straddle genre quite the way Harumph does. With a signature blend of Americana, blues, ...

Track Premiere: M Bailey Stephenson (fka sun riah) Returns with Gorgeous, Glowing Ruminations on a Past Light

The passage of time renders everything temporary, perpetually molding old moments into new ...

Classic Pop Harmonies and Heartfelt Songs Shine on Lunar Laugh’s Latest

From the opening moments of Mama’s Boy, which kicks off with its title track, The Lunar ...

The Options Break 12-Year Silence With Invigorating, If Uneven, New Album

DOT, the new album from Norman-based The Options, comes over a decade after the band’s last ...

There’s More Than Meets the Eye with John Calvin Abney’s Sophomore Full-Length

With his tussled hair, well-worn guitar, and harmonica rack, John Calvin Abney at first fits an ...

The Happily Entitled’s Catchy Pop/Rock Debut Shows Its Youth but Wears It Well

The Happily Entitled’s debut EP, Preface, offers some genuinely catchy songs in a style ...