Unicorns, Islands, and Other Magical Things

Music Review: Islands Edition.

No, I am not writing this from The Bahamas or Taiwan. This review is about a band called Islands.

I have a lot of history with this band. Which is to say, I listened to them in middle school and high school. Which is to say, I listened to the band that Islands used to be before Islands existed, a band called….The Unicorns. Continue reading “Unicorns, Islands, and Other Magical Things”

So you like to hear the sound of your own voice

For the past few weeks, I’ve been going to a recording studio in town and filling my brain with audio engineering information. It’s pretty awesome.

I find it easiest to cement said information in my brain by regurgitating it in writing form, so I wrote down a bunch of notes and info and stuff…and then I thought to myself, “Hey self. I have a blog now, which means that my own regurgitated information can now be published for the world to see!”

I got so excited about this realization that I didn’t stop to ask myself if the world would want to see it, but it’s too late for that now. Continue reading “So you like to hear the sound of your own voice”

Flash Review: Lewis Del Mar

 

I like to listen to music. I like to make music. I just really like music in general. And I think my taste in music is particularly tasty (I mean, to be fair, everyone likes their own taste in music by definition…) In any case, I am opening my spotify to your eager ears in the form of short reviews of music I am enamored with on any given day. Today, it’s Lewis Del Mar.

You may not have heard of Lewis Del Mar because they’re brand spanking new. The New York-based duo released their first single this summer: Loud(y), which I highly recommend (see link below) and their debut EP was released a little over a week ago. Continue reading “Flash Review: Lewis Del Mar”