NEW MUSIC: Nurture by Porter Robinson

Nearly six and a half years of waiting ended as the clock struck midnight on Friday April 23rd, 2021 when the North Carolina native Porter Robinson released his highly anticipated sophomore album Nurture. Set to be released in the final quarter of 2020, the album’s release date was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ButContinue reading “NEW MUSIC: Nurture by Porter Robinson”

The Quiet Revival of the Orchestra

Written by the great Fred “Freddy” Bower – New York City, NY, just for us this April 2021. Listen up. The music of the most recent decades is overflowing with innovation.  Rap and hip-hop styles push the boundaries of what we ever expected the genre would be on a near weekly basis and electronic musicContinue reading “The Quiet Revival of the Orchestra”

BEST OF JANUARY 2021: TOP 5 SONGS OF THE MONTH

TOP 5 SONGS OF THE MONTH 5.) Peur des filles – L’Impératrice[Indie-Alternative] You’re what the French call…L’Impératrice. Hailing from, if you couldn’t guess, France, L’Impératrice debuts on this New Year’s list. Peur des filles translates to “Fear of Girls”; something all of us might relate to. You’d think with over 6 years of French classesContinue reading “BEST OF JANUARY 2021: TOP 5 SONGS OF THE MONTH”

We’re Finalizing the Beats & Blockbusters Best of 2020 List: Movies and Music – want to share your opinions?

Coming in (hopefully) the next week, we will have a few fun items to share with y’all – both a playlist (in Spotify, with some commentary here) and a list of all of our favorite movies we saw in 2020, ranked (excluding those I’ve already commented on). We’ve been working away to a nearly finishedContinue reading “We’re Finalizing the Beats & Blockbusters Best of 2020 List: Movies and Music – want to share your opinions?”

BEST OF NOVEMBER 2020: TOP 5’S OF THE MONTH

CLICK HERE TO JUMP TO TOP ALBUMS OF THE MONTH TOP 5 SONGS OF THE MONTH 5.) Something Beautiful – Max Styler[House] Kicking this hell of a music month off with a little house/disco vibes. Max Styler has been making moves this year, dropping his sophomore album Body High back in April on RL Grime’sContinue reading “BEST OF NOVEMBER 2020: TOP 5’S OF THE MONTH”

I Polled the Fam On Their Music & Movie Preferences…

I had week and a half here over Christmas break to spend some good quality time hanging with my family. We’re viscous gamers and competition levels have been high from the pool table to Scattegories. But – we do share many similar interests when it comes to movies and music (for the most part), soContinue reading “I Polled the Fam On Their Music & Movie Preferences…”

What I’ve Been Listening to Lately: December

Happy End of 2020! Sharing some of my favorites from the last month or so to close out the year. Hopefully this brings a little joy to your holiday season. Happy Holidays to all you wonderful people. — Electronic — Ta-Ku | Notice – Moods Remix : That groove funk with a heavy bass beatContinue reading “What I’ve Been Listening to Lately: December”

BEST OF OCTOBER 2020: TOP 5 TRACKS / EPs OF THE MONTH

CLICK HERE TO JUMP TO TOP ALBUMS OF THE MONTH TOP 5 SONGS OF THE MONTH 5.) NOPUS – Eric Prydz[Dance] It doesn’t take being a full fledged festival EDM raver to know that the word “legendary” doesn’t begin to encompass the man named Eric Prydz. The Swedish DJ and producer has definitely made hisContinue reading “BEST OF OCTOBER 2020: TOP 5 TRACKS / EPs OF THE MONTH”

BEST OF SEPTEMBER 2020: TOP 5 TRACK/EPs OF THE MONTH

CLICK HERE TO JUMP TO TOP ALBUMS OF THE MONTH TOP 5 SONGS OF THE MONTH 5.) bonnie & clyde – maxime.[Alternative] This dude is something special and I’m not sure why exactly. maxime. is a poster child for the indie-alternative genre. With not a large following at all, his songwriting and producing abilities createContinue reading “BEST OF SEPTEMBER 2020: TOP 5 TRACK/EPs OF THE MONTH”