YEARS & YEARS — PALO SANTO

Rating: 4.5/5 This track is infectious. But, not in the traditional bubblegum-pop can’t-help-but-sing-along way. It’s the Ted Bundy of music: it’s eerie and haunting, but also charming, warm, and inviting. Palo Santo is a natural wood incense used by the indigenous people of the Andes to cleanse and purify spirits and to purge evil. As a UK-based […]

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YOUNG THE GIANT — SIMPLIFY

Rating: 2.5/5 The band that brought you “Cough Syrup” is back with a track that is, indeed, simpler than their past works. “Simplify” pales in comparison to the band’s past rock-heavy tracks. While Young The Giant has never been “hard,” they usually push their beats towards exciting, and “Simplify” sounds like they threw some chords together […]

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END GAME — Taylor Swift

Grade: D+ Honestly, how did we get here? How did we get from “you’re the reason for the teardrops on my guitar” to “I wanna be your end game / I wanna be your first string / I wanna be your A team?” I need to preface this by saying I honestly and truly think […]

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