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New music Monday: Japanese Breakfast captures the essence of soft sounds

New music Monday: Japanese Breakfast captures the essence of soft sounds

Zoe Alvarez, New music Monday columnist

January 21, 2019

Filed under Reviews

A new year means more opportunities to discover new music. Start off your 2019 with Japanese Breakfast, a solo musical project by Michelle Zauner started in 2013 in Philadelphia. The band consists of Michelle Zauner (vocals, songwriter) and her accompanying band. I was first introduced to Japanese Brea...

New music Monday: Canadian band ‘Alvvays’ gives indie a spin on young love

New music Monday: Canadian band ‘Alvvays’ gives indie a spin on young love

December 10, 2018

Every so often we find the need to listen to new music. We find a dead end in our libraries and can’t find what we feel like listening to. Spice up your playlists with Alvvays, a 5-piece band formed in 2011 in Toronto, Canada. The band consists of Molly Rankin (vocalist), Brian Murphy (bass), Sh...

New music Monday: Wild Ones release “Heatwave – EP”

New music Monday: Wild Ones release “Heatwave – EP”

November 5, 2018

Wild Ones is a 5-piece band from Portland, Oregon. The band consists of Danielle Sullivan (vocals,) Thomas Himes (keyboard,) Max Stein (bass,) Nick Vicario (guitar,) and Seve Sheldon (drums.) I first began listening to Wild Ones in September of my junior year. My friend had introduced me to the band by playing thei...

New Music Monday: Twenty One Pilots ends 3-year hiatus with album ‘Trench’

New Music Monday: Twenty One Pilots ends 3-year hiatus with album ‘Trench’

October 22, 2018

Finding new music can be tedious, especially when your comfort zone is all the music you listen to on a daily basis. Switch up your music with Twenty One Pilots. (Grab a snack and get comfy, you're in for a long one.) Twenty One Pilots is an alternative duo from Columbus, Ohio. The band consists of...

New music Monday: Day Wave has perfect mix of chords and notes

New music Monday: Day Wave has perfect mix of chords and notes

October 1, 2018

Discovering new music is a great way I like to expand my music repertoire. Let me introduce you to Day Wave. A one-member band from Oakland, California, the band features Jackson Phillips as lead singer with accompanying musicians for live performances. I began listening to Day Wave in the Februa...

New music Monday: Lorde shines in the Greenlight

New music Monday: Lorde shines in the Greenlight

Zoe Alvarez, New music Monday columnist

September 24, 2018

Filed under Reviews

If you love music as much as I do, you will find yourself always looking for new music to spice up your library. For those who feel the same way, let me introduce you to Lorde. Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, better known by her career name Lorde, a singer-songwriter from Takapuna, New Zealand. I firs...

New music Monday: Phoenix is the essence of French pop

New music Monday: Phoenix is the essence of French pop

September 17, 2018

Discovering new music is a great way to expand your taste in music. Let me introduce you to Phoenix, an alternative, indie-pop, four-piece band from Versailles, France. The band consists of Thomas Mars (lead vocalist, percussion) Laurent Brancowltz (guitarist, backing vocals, keyboardist,) Deck d...

New music Monday: Walk The Moon gives music lovers a taste of “Alternative Austin”

New music Monday: Walk The Moon gives music lovers a taste of “Alternative Austin”

September 10, 2018

Every so often we feel the need to revamp our playlists with some new music. To all those who love music, Walk The Moon is a great choice. Walk The Moon is a four-member band from Cincinnati, Ohio. The band consists of Nicholas Petricca (vocalist), Eli Maiman (guitarist, backing vocalist), Kevin Ray (ba...

New music Monday: Death Cab for Cutie is back with 9th studio album

New music Monday: Death Cab for Cutie is back with 9th studio album

September 4, 2018

Ever get an itch for new music? It can be overwhelming when there’s so much out there. Let me introduce you to Death Cab for Cutie an alternative rock five-member band from Bellingham, Washington.  This band is made up of Ben Gibbard (lead vocalist, guitarist, and pianist), Nick Harmer (bassist), ...

New music Monday: Is The Wombats the perfect band for alternative music lovers?

New music Monday: Is The Wombats the perfect band for alternative music lovers?

August 24, 2018

If you are a music lover like I am, you will find that discovering new artists is a great way to get your hands on new music and expand your taste in music. Today I will introduce you to The Wombats. They are an alternative indie rock three-member band from Liverpool. The band consists of Matthew Murphy...

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