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December 4, 2017

>> I was worried it would be difficult to objectively ponder this record, considering it was released by a name whose only reputation in the media at this point is that of an actor’s spoiled kid. Jaden Smith’s only notable feat prior to this full-length seems to be...

 >> Last week was Floated's Female Fronted Showcase at the Bug Jar downtown in Rochester, New York. The night started off right with the talented Laura Wolf! The looping of several instruments and her many talents blew everyone away and rocked the SOCKS off the crow...

November 28, 2017

>> We got the chance to talk to Alex from Brooklyn’s Best Behavior and ask him a few questions.  The trio’s music combines NYC grit and West coast beachy, chill vibes, making a unique catchy sound.  Their ironic name actually came to Alex while overhearing a girl wh...

November 27, 2017

>> “Basically Led Zeppelin’s song “Black Dog” 3 times in a row…” makes for a great satirical description that can be found on Barbarosa’s band camp page, but cannot be farther from the truth. The band’s new three-song release is full of feeling, post-rock instrument...

>> Memorable music is created through a mix of devotion to the craft, tireless practice and a bit of humility. An artist’s heart needs to be in it when writing music or else it will never come to fruition. These traits were immediately apparent during my interview w...

November 6, 2017

>> A new full-length album in the alternative scene was just dropped by New York band Zuli, whose sound is a warm blend of sappy love, psych rock, and indie pop.

The Good:

There isn’t a vocal bar that isn’t pure, perfect and powerful. Each lead melody is a beautiful s...

>> It's TBT and we are throwing it back to when Bleachers came and rocked out a sold out show at Anthology! We are so appreciative that he rescheduled and are jammin' out to the new album on the regular! Can't wait to see Jack come back to Rochester and have some ga...

October 9, 2017

>> Barns Courtney, an independent artist from London, is continuing to prove his worth as an across-the-pond entity in the realm of alternative music. Though his discography is scarce, his latest drop is eclectic and his talent is true.

The Good:

The Attraction of You...

September 25, 2017

>> Ditching Ryan Lewis was an interesting move for Macklemore; His entire new full-length seems to be an existential crisis of sorts. The whole record is a teeter-totter balancing his desire to continue his mantra of relatability and his affinity for fame and money....

 >> Ugly Sun, a Rock band from Buffalo, NY, is comprised of brothers John and Harrison (Harry) Crook and their friend Trey Hollowood. They cover quite a few bases, genre-wise. With sounds ranging from garage rock to punk, alternative, and independent vibes, they are...

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