Artist: 
Fiddlehead
Label: 
Run For Cover Records

Fiddlehead is a side project from Basement’s guitarist Alex Henery. The band hailing from Boston recently released their first full length album, “Springtime and Blind”. They are signed to Run For Cover Records, which is one of my favorite labels, with bands like Pinegrove and Camp Cope in their arsenal. This album was solid, but it just felt like an underwhelming Basement album. Both have similarly sounding lead singers, and sonically are very similar with their layered guitars and punchy bass.

Sounds Like: 
Basement
Sounds Like: 
Supercrush
Name: 
Michael Jepson
Date Reviewed: 
04/16/2018
Artist: 
no thank you
Label: 
Lame-O Records

Since joining KAMP, I have been exposed to so much music it’s fantastic. Not only have I been introduced to genres that I had known very little about prior, such as jazz, but I have dived deeper into alternative music. This includes being introduced to many females fronted alternative bands. Although there is a disproportionate amount of all male/male fronted bands, that hasn’t stopped me from finding some great groups spanning the entire alternative spectrum.

Sounds Like: 
The Hotelier
Sounds Like: 
Soccer Mommy
Sounds Like: 
Camp Cope
Sounds Like: 
Hop Along
Name: 
Michael Jepson
Date Reviewed: 
04/16/2018
Artist: 
At the Gates
Label: 
Century Media Records

At the Gates is a death core band from Gothenburg. Their new album is going to be released in a bit. I am reviewing the first 2 singles from said album. 

With an album name To Drink From the Night Itself, I was expecting some good shit. Luckily, At the Gates delivers. These singles are good, heavy death core. They are kind of basic in terms of composition, but they are well executed. 

Sounds Like: 
Inferi kind of
Sounds Like: 
necrophobic
Name: 
Nate Smith
Date Reviewed: 
04/16/2018
Artist: 
The Voidz
Label: 
RCA Records

This is the premier album by The Voidz under their new name, and the used to be called Julian Casablancas and the Voidz. Most people know Juliam Casablancas from The Strokes, and there's definitely a taste of the same style of sound on this album, which is to be expected since Casablancas was the front-man for both bands. However, as a huge fan of The Strokes, I came to this album hoping to find music that was relatively the same as past tunes from Casablancas' band, especially because most are unsure whether or not to expect new music from The Strokes, but I did not find that.

Sounds Like: 
The Strokes
Sounds Like: 
Oxbow
Name: 
Chloe Hislop
Date Reviewed: 
04/15/2018

Nightwish @ The Marquee

Acts: 
Nightwish
Concert Date: 
Sun, 04/15/2018
Location: 
Marquee Theater

This weekend I had the immense privilege of seeing one of my favorite bands live. Nightwish is legendary in the symphonic metal scene. If you do not know them, I highly recommend you listen to them. I recently reviewed their greatest hits album Decades, which came out about a month ago. 

Reviewer: 
Nate Smith
Artist: 
Red Sun Rising
Label: 
Caroline Distribution

Red Sun Rising's new album Thread is a playful, energetic play on the modern alternative rock that is being played. The whole album plays with upbeat on beat measures and mixes them with off tempo, minor key choruses. This whole album screamed "Summer of My Senior Year" or some other sappy teeny bopper movie. This album feels fun and carefree in the most mature way possible. The vocalist, Mike Protich, brings energy and enthusiasm that would lacking without his vocals. My favorite thing about this album is that it is catchy like pop but sincere, unlike most pop.

Sounds Like: 
Nothing More
Sounds Like: 
Highly Suspect
Name: 
Alexis Walker
Date Reviewed: 
04/15/2018
Artist: 
Eels
Label: 
E works Records

The eels Deconstruction is a 15 track album with two short instrumentals. It is the 12th studio album of a band that has been around since the mid 90's with occasional hits all along the way. The band created music that went on the Shrek soundtrack humorously enough. The Album is a studio arrangement wonder, with a full orchestra accompanying some of the works and accoustic guitar guiding the rythym.

Sounds Like: 
Flaming Lips
Sounds Like: 
Beck
Name: 
Matthew Owen
Date Reviewed: 
04/13/2018
Artist: 
ISLAND
Label: 
Frenchkiss Records

Island is a UK indie rock band. Their sound involves dreamy guitars contrasting with raspy vocals.

Sounds Like: 
Cool Toned Imagine Dragons
Sounds Like: 
Rock Version of ARIZONA
Name: 
Javi Perez
Date Reviewed: 
04/11/2018
Artist: 
Elaquent
Label: 
Urbnet

You must listen to this EP with headphones to get the full experience! This EP is a mix of hip hop, jazz and synth. It’s really pretty and soft instrumental music.

Sounds Like: 
Hip Hop Tycho
Name: 
Javi Perez
Date Reviewed: 
04/11/2018
Artist: 
Glaze
Label: 
Self-Released

First of all, WOW THIS IS SO GOOD.

Sounds Like: 
Gleemer
Sounds Like: 
Nothing
Name: 
Javi Perez
Date Reviewed: 
04/11/2018
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