Album Review: Unrecognisable

Written by Candace Fernandez For Estonian-born artist Alina Astrova, music is a channel for abstraction. Releasing solo tracks under the alias’ Lolina and Inga Copeland since 2014, as well as collaborating with Dean Blunt on Hyper Williams since 2011, the nonlocality of Astrova’s musical identity is mirrored in the indistinction of her sound. While her…

Album Review: Rejected Fish

Written by Candace Fernandez I’ve never believed endings to be as finite as their temporal close. Rather, endings seem to work in emotional waves, where moments of memory and irrecollection evade our own realms of understanding and exist in a state of perpetual motion. For Åsa Söderqvist, the Swedish artist behind the musical project ShitKid,…

Columbo Album Review

I have been a listener of Bruno Major since his 2017 album, A Song For Every Moon. His ambient musical style allows a person to sink into each song, landing at least one of his songs on almost all of my playlists. Columbo is Major’s third studio album and is arguably the most minimalist member…

Hippo Campus @ The Greek [5/14/23]

“album cycle tours? old hat, played out, over! ep cycle tours? IN, fresh, sexy. only the hottest bands tour on ep releases. catch us on the road dishing out the hits and subjecting you to only minimal new music!” Hippo Campus’ Instagram post @thehalocline 5/15/23 Hippo Campus knows why you’re at The Greek. Yeah, they…

Rediscovering Taylor Swift’s “reputation”

On November 10th, 2017, Taylor Swift released an album like nothing the world had heard from her before. A far cry from her clean-cut country days, reputation was enigmatic, glittering, and expansive. On the album’s lead single, “Look What You Made Me Do”, Swift leaves us an unapologetic voicemail: “I’m sorry, the old Taylor can’t…