Author Archive: Mathew Schumer

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This Week In Releases 5/10/2020 (PUP, Gorillaz, Weezer)

May 11, 2020 | By
This Week In Releases 5/10/2020 (PUP, Gorillaz, Weezer)

Here’s some music from the last few weeks to hold you over ’till the next one! PUP: “Anaphylaxis” Apple Music / Spotify / Youtube Another esoteric emo rager from a band known for making esoteric emo ragers, PUP’s new single follows the internal narrative of a person allergic to bees. Not too much else to […]

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This Week In Releases: 4/26/2020 (Angelo De Augustine, The 1975, Juice WRLD)

April 26, 2020 | By
This Week In Releases: 4/26/2020 (Angelo De Augustine, The 1975, Juice WRLD)

  Artists have been busy dropping music this week. Here’s enough to keep busy listening!   Angelo De Augustine & Sufjan Stevens: “Santa Barbara” Apple Music / Spotify / Youtube Sharing a great deal with the barebones acoustics of Stevens’ 2017 ‘Carrie and Lowell’, this new collaborative cut from Angelo De Augustine and Sufjan Stevens […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Rina Sawayama’s SAWAYAMA

April 20, 2020 | By
ALBUM REVIEW: Rina Sawayama’s SAWAYAMA

  The British-Japanese Pop Artist Returns for a Triumphant Debut Record   SAWAYAMA is the debut studio album via Dirty Hit, of singer/songwriter/model/etc. Rina Sawayama. Born in Japan and raised in England in the mid 90s, much of her earlier life was spent between London and Tokyo. In the early 2000s, Rina attended Cambridge University […]

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This Week In Releases: 4/12/2020 (Car Seat Headrest, Bon Iver, Playboi Carti)

April 19, 2020 | By
This Week In Releases: 4/12/2020 (Car Seat Headrest, Bon Iver, Playboi Carti)

  There’s been a lot of good music released this week. Here’s some you should check out!   Built To Spill: “Mountain Top” (Daniel Johnston Cover) Apple Music / Spotify / Youtube Off the band’s forthcoming LP of Daniel Johnston covers. Frontman Doug Martsch’s boyish lead vocals really lend themselves to Johnston’s famously quasi-naive lyricism, […]

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John Prine: A Retrospective

April 14, 2020 | By
John Prine: A Retrospective

Hello all, this is DJ Straight Edge here. As any listeners to my show The Road Trip may already know, I keep my musical horizons very wide. I know very well that many people who claim to be into an array of different kinds of music, then add on the caveat of their inability to […]

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