When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Billie Eilish

By Tyler Moore, Contributing Writer SCORE: 8.5 Though she is only seventeen years old and relatively new to the music scene, Billie Eilish has already become a household name. Eilish debuted in 2016 with her haunting single, “Ocean Eyes,” which she co-wrote with brother and producer Finneas. The siblings have continued to team up on Billie’s somewhat critically contentious 2017 EP Don’t Smile at Me, … Continue reading When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Billie Eilish

Wasteland, Baby!, Hozier

By Tyler Moore, Staff Writer Score: 9.3 Singer/songwriter/producer Hozier has just released his sophomore studio album, Wasteland, Baby!, the follow-up to his 2014 self-titled album. On this album, Hozier tackles themes of hope, love and despair, and does so with immense grace and power. Hozier’s vocals on this album are near perfection when it comes to translating the emotional depth that his lyrics display. He shows … Continue reading Wasteland, Baby!, Hozier

Heard it in a Past Life, Maggie Rogers

By Tyler Moore, Contributing Writer Score: 7.5 Heard it in a Past Life is the debut studio album by singer/songwriter/producer Maggie Rogers. Rogers first came onto the scene at the age of 22, when her working single “Alaska” was played for hit producer Pharrell Williams back in 2016 during a visit to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. “Alaska” now reemerges alongside eleven … Continue reading Heard it in a Past Life, Maggie Rogers

High as Hope, Florence + the Machine

By Tyler Moore, Contributing Writer SCORE: 9.0 As many Florence + the Machine fan will think, a listen to any of their songs feels like listening to poetry being read aloud. They’ve always been known to write about personal experiences in poetic and metaphoric manners, but the London band continues to seek out deeper, more personal ways to relate their messages. The ethereal listening experience … Continue reading High as Hope, Florence + the Machine

Pray for the Wicked, Panic! at the Disco

By Tyler Moore, Contributing Writer SCORE: 8.0 Panic! at the Disco has always been known to change up their sounds and emotions from album to album to always maintain a fresh face. Their sixth studio album, Pray for the Wicked, is no different. Following lead singer Brandon Urie’s Broadway ambitions in Kinky Boots this past year, it seems those experiences have manifested into style, sass and … Continue reading Pray for the Wicked, Panic! at the Disco