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

Shawn Mendes, Shawn Mendes

By Tyler Moore, Contributing Writer   SCORE: 7.0 Shawn Mendes is Shawn Mendes’ self-titled third project following the albums Handwritten and Illuminate. Some have proclaimed Mendes as an icon and one of the industry’s hardest workers for already having a three albums by the age of 19.  In his self-titled album, Mendes continues his trademark of poignant songs of young love featuring an acoustic guitar here … Continue reading Shawn Mendes, Shawn Mendes

Joyride, Tinashe

By Tyler Moore, Contributing Writer SCORE: 3.5 Joyride is Tinashe’s second album, the sophomore project following her 2014 album, Aquamarine. Tinashe, in the past, has been compared to the likes of The Weeknd and Janet Jackson, though closer to The Weeknd. Both comparisons are very complimentary, but they are a step above where Tinashe falls on the release of this album. Tinashe works with a … Continue reading Joyride, Tinashe