Their music, which can sometimes feel heavy, thick and buried, was instead crystal clear and feather-light. In an age where streaming reigns supreme, Darlingside is at their best when performing live.
While the album provides all the elements we enjoyed in Tell Me I’m Pretty, Cage The Elephant let fans down by straying from experimentation and falling for monotony.
For such a short project — 17 minutes in total — there are high highs and low lows on Vol. 2.
When the lights were turned on at the end, a quick glance around left me questioning the heavy use of the n-word throughout the concert by the audience during the refrain of “Plain Jane” given the obvious demographic tilt.
Ventura stands in such stark contrast to Oxnard that it’s almost surprising the same man created both of them.
In her eyes throughout the night, the audience was well aware of a fire beneath the surface of Griffin’s petite frame, boiling out in her inimitable soul.
The unrestrained nature of the video, titled “This is Dominic Fike,” is an introduction Fike deserves.
“CHopstix” is Q dropping the baton. There’s no telling now if his upcoming album CrasH Talk will be golden or garbage.
Pseudonym week continues with Daily Music Writer Kaitlyn Fox and Mikael Temrowski, otherwise known as Quinn XCII.
Hear what the South has to say with Daily Music Writer Dylan Yono and the band OutKast.