Tired of watching the same boring music awards year after year? Here at UTIOM, we have a solution, or at least some award categories you actually care about. We even put together our own voting committee for this.
Black Smoke Rising is full of 70’s influences, with catchy, heart-pounding guitar riffs, organ/keyboard, and high-ranged powerhouse vocals. This isn’t to say there’s nothing original — the band has their own sound, mixing old blues, soul, and rock music together.
Recently, The New Yorker asked, “Is The War on Drugs Rock’s Next Torchbearer?” Well, The War On Drugs won’t sell out festivals or pack arenas. They don’t dress like rock stars or trash hotel rooms. So if being the next “torchbearer” is what really matters to Adam Granduciel and Co., you’ll find it in the music. In their new album, A
There’s an old saying, “writing about music is like dancing about architecture.” In other words, what the heck is the point of interpreting one art form through another? Why write about music? Why not just sit and enjoy the music for what it is without muddying it with analysis? I’d argue that there are many