Arcade Fire miss the mark on EVERYTHING NOW

Arcade Fire has always had big ideas. Ever since the seminal Funeral was released 13 years ago, the band has operated as the 2000s most arena-ready rock act, earning that distinction on the heels of anthemic tracks such as “Neighborhood #3 (Power Out),” “Wake Up,” “Intervention,” “No Cars Go,” “Ready to Start” and “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond […]

Demi Lovato’s “Sorry Not Sorry” is pure pop bliss

Demi Lovato grew up fast. While her contemporaries Ariana Grande and Selena Gomez built their image on bubbly, effervescent pop cuts, Lovato first broke out in a big way with the deeply personal, moving ballad “Skyscraper,” which detailed her time in a rehabilitation clinic. Given her past – and her triumph over her personal struggles […]

Wolf Alice mesmerize with new single “Don’t Delete the Kisses”

North London’s Wolf Alice has spent their four years recording together outside the critical and cultural zeitgeist; their music largely ignores the trends of the day, instead opting for a sound that recalls the halcyon days of 2000s indie rock. The band’s soaring new single “Don’t Delete the Kisses” doesn’t change any of that, but […]