REVIEW: Noname's debut mixtape - Telefone

By Christian Paz 11 months ago

Noname's long-awaited debut mixtape finally and suddenly arrived at the very end of July. After hinting at its impending release for years after garnering attention for her appearances on Chance the Rapper's mixtapes, she finally has a body of work that we can examine.   ... Read More


REVIEW: Honne's debut album - Warm on a Cold Night

By Christian Paz 1 year ago

Honne, a London-based electronic music duo, has recently released their debut album, titled Warm on a Cold Night. The title for the album fits perfectly, and the reasons for this are two-fold. Firstly, Honne's first single, and subsequently their first hit, was "Warm on a Cold Night". This song... Read More


Zach Schimpf Announces New Album and Shares New Single "DizZzy"

By Josh Blalock 1 year ago

Zach Schimpf just announced the release date for his 6th album titled Who Speaks To You?.  It is set for release on August 5th at which point you can stream or purchase the CD over at Zach’s Bandcamp.  In the meantime you can hear his new single from the album below titled... Read More


MIXTAPE: dank

By Colton Sanders 1 year ago

This playlist is about feeling ill and not staying still. ARTGOON: Life is like an absurd amusement park. We're made to ride the rides. We think the same think. Our bodies were made to sink. To drink the water, the cola, the Kool Aid®, the Gatorade®. Together, we... Read More


The Most Intriguing Hip-Hop of 2016 (Thus Far)

By Christian Paz 1 year ago

I know that when I was developing my musical tastes as a teenager, I would only listen to alternative rock music. I was stanchly against music that I felt was “less sophisticated”, like country or rap. I held this attitude until I made new friends later on, who then introduced me to... Read More


MIXTAPE: wavy summer breeze

By Colton Sanders 1 year ago

ARTGOON: Lately things feel like an ice cream cone dropped upside down on the hot pavement turning sour. But summer '16 ain't over yet. It's time to grab the speakers and hit the lake, trek cross-state to find something other than a goddamn Raticate. Lose weight. Find some truth in... Read More


REVIEW: "Nothing’s Real" by Shura

By Glenn Houlihan 1 year ago

Singer-songwriter and producer supreme Shura has been attracting critical adoration since releasing a smattering of singles in 2014, neatly packaged and remixed by the likes of Jungle and Warpaint in the White Noise EP which dropped last July. Touch was omitted from that collection, receiving its... Read More


The Celebration and Sadness of Freetown Sound

By David Amato 1 year ago

Freetown Sound, the third studio album released under Dev Hynes' act Blood Orange, is being hailed as an "album of the times," which is to say an album of pathos. "It's what's going on. What else could I do?" asked Hynes in a June Apple Beats 1 interview, on the morning of the... Read More


Weird Lines Release Self-Titled Debut Album

By Danielle Burton 1 year ago

Weird Lines is a new project from Canadian indie queen Julie Doiron, CL McLaughlin, and Jon McKiel along with their fellow Maritime friends and musicians James Anderson, Michael C. Duguay and Chris Meaney. Based out of Sackville, New Brunswick, the group blends 50s doo-wop with 90s... Read More


Why a former emo-punk band and a synth-pop group now have the same sound

By Christian Paz 1 year ago

I’ve always been fascinated at how musical trends develop and evolve. Sometimes a geographical region breeds a certain type of sound. Other times, an influential artist inspires other acts to emulate them. In any case, I want to explore this phenomenon by looking at an interesting example... Read More