When The Greatest Showman released in Dec. 2017, it was vaulted wildly into success thanks to its beloved soundtrack. The original motion picture soundtrack received numerous prestigious awards, with This Is Me proving the stand out song.
Coming out with their 4th album, Origins, Imagine Dragons attempted a few new aspects into their music. Music enthusiasts find it difficult to ignore their growing popularity since the release of the hit Radioactive in 2012. However, Imagine Dragons changed a few things with the release of Origins.
After rising to worldwide prominence following their first two albums, British rock band Mumford & Sons shed their banjo-led hoedowns to plug in for their third album, 2015’s Wilder Mind. Unfortunately for the quartet, this step forward in their music became viewed by fans and critics alike as a step back when they ditched what made them so unique and polarising, their folk roots.
Spending the day at the beach and shopping in downtown Pismo, campus percussion and color guard recently marched in their first parade of the semester. Both groups marched one mile in the Pismo Clam Festival along with various other floats, social groups and bands, Oct. 20.
If you want to listen to California heartthrobs deliver heart-wrenching, yet relatable lyrics over a synth blanketed pop album, LANY has got you covered with their sophomore, full length album, Malibu Nights.
Hillsong Young and Free releases their third full-length album, appropriately titled “III”. Coming out of the high school ministry of Hillsong Church, Young and Free looks to appeal to the youth, and progress the sound of worship music.
After the smashing success of songs such as Attention and How Long, Charlie Puth has put out his sophomore studio album, Voicenotes. When comparing his previous album, “Nine Track Mind”, this one is much more original and unique. He applies a unique jazz and funk swagger to his music unlike anything currently on the radio.
After a five year period of silence, Alternative rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars recently released their fifth studio album, America. I had never listened to the band prior to the album and I was shocked to see it was led by Jared Leto, who I recognized from "Suicide Squad" when he played The Joker. He also starred in movies such as "Dallas Buyers Club", and Blade Runner 2049.
The Avett Brothers are a folk rock band based out North Carolina consisting of brothers Scott Avett (lead vocals, banjo, guitar, piano) and Seth Avett (lead vocals, guitar, piano), as well as bassist Bob Crawford and cellist Joe Kwon. Drummer Mike March and Violinist Tania Elizabeth are touring members of the band.
After a long period of silence, Justin Timberlake strikes unexpectedly with his 5th studio album, Man of the Woods. Last summer his single Can’t Stop the Feeling skyrocketed to the top of the charts across all streaming platforms. Numerous awards were awarded to this smash hit.