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Album Review: Arkells – “Rally Cry”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –     After 2016-17 saw their blockbuster single “Knocking At The Door” reach fourteen weeks at #1 on the Canadian Alternative chart and boast North American television coverage from the Superbowl to the World Series, Arkells fans have clamored with excitement over the prospect of new music. And much to their delight, … Continue reading

Interview: Trevor Long Talks “Ozark” Season Two, and What He’s Binge Watching on Netflix

By: Jessica Nakamoto – With television credits ranging from NBC’s Blacklist to FX’s Unforgettable and film appearances spanning the likes of Killing Them Softly and What Masie Knew, actor Trevor Long has garnered an impressive collection of noteworthy experience under his proverbial acting belt. However, it’s Long’s latest work on acclaimed Netflix series, Ozark, and his star role in horror film Seeds, that have truly … Continue reading

Album Review: St. Lucia – “Hyperion”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –       Ranging from electronic-pop to gospel choir, St. Lucia’s latest work delivers a clear message: they aren’t in the business of staying static. While cheerful synth rhythms and charismatic sunshine melodies are non-negotiable and permanent fixtures in the quintet’s signature sound, St. Lucia’s new record flourishes with a conscious favoring of … Continue reading

Interview: Rob Simonsen Talks “The Front Runner”, “Love, Simon”, and Recording in Paris

By: Jessica Nakamoto – For composer Rob Simonsen, music has always been a venture closely linked to family and emotion. And ever since his Grandmother first introduced him to the piano at an early age, he’s produced nothing short of stellar works. With notable accomplishments ranging from the iconic piano music on Apple’s iPhone 5 “Everyday” … Continue reading

Interview: Irene Choi Talks “Insatiable”, Harvard Psychology, and Her Favorite Outfit from Season One

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Everyone loves a great villain. And with “Insatiable”, Netflix’s latest original “Coming of Rage” series, beauty pageants, high school drama, and a pack of daring teenage girls combine to produce a season of wonderfully cringe-worthy characters and enough drama-filled moments to keep viewers screaming at their screens for hours on end. In … Continue reading

Interview: Ramin Djawadi Talks Game of Thrones, Westworld, and Being Creative with Synesthesia

By: Jessica Nakamoto – As far as famous composers go, Ramin Djawadi is certainly well on his way to reaching and possibly surpassing the illustrious bar to which industry giants such as the globally-renowned John Williams and Hans Zimmer have set incredibly high for the rest of the field. With blockbuster credits such as Iron Man, Clash of … Continue reading

Album Review: Interpol – “Marauder”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –     We may have had to wait a lengthy twenty-one years to break it out, but the phrase “someone called the cops on Interpol” will not likely get old anytime soon. For fans who’ve stuck around since the band’s formation back in 1997, this past year has held a few noteworthy … Continue reading

Interview: Filipe Valle Costa Talks “Snowfall”, Almonds, and the American Dream

By: Jessica Nakamoto – After a successful first season, Snowfall has once again returned to the FX Network for a second season of nail-biting twists. Set in 1983, the ten-episode series dives deeper into the flashy but not-quite-flattering tale of the cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles, California. Complete with government tampering, electric rivalries, and of course, a plethora … Continue reading

Album Review: Houndmouth – “Golden Age”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –       You may recognize them from their #1 hit radio single, “Sedona” or from their recent live performance on the CBS Morning Show, but the real question is, would you recognize them from one album to the next? The answer: maybe not. While it’s true that Indiana-based alt-rockers, Houndmouth, have … Continue reading

Interview: Adron talks “Water Music”, the best birthday present, and songs that slay

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Adron is undisputedly the queen of musical multitasking. When this self-taught vocalist and nylon string guitarist isn’t blending genres like Tropicalia and soul-pop or harmonizing in three different languages, fans might find her whistling to the beat of her own drum so to speak, courtesy of a special tooth that may or … Continue reading