THE KNOCKS — SHADES

Rating: 4.6/5 The Knocks’ “Shades” is an anthem of happiness perfect for Fourth of July Eve: Sometimes I gotta wear my shades ‘Cause there’s sunshine dripping down my face Don’t let these people lie to ya Don’t let ’em see ya smile too much They only tryna take it away Sometimes you gotta hide from ’em […]

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DAVE MATTHEWS BAND — COME TOMORROW

Rating: 3.8/5 Release date: June 8, 2018 Dave Matthews Band — the current band consists of Dave Matthews, drummer Carter Beauford, saxophonist Jeff Coffin, trumpeter Rashawn Ross, and bassist Stefan Lessard, and keyboardist Buddy Strong is joining the band for the 2018 tour — has come a long way from their debut 1993 album, Remember […]

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JAMES BAY — SLIDE

Rating: 4.4/5 The year before I saw Kiiara at Lollapalooza, I saw James Bay — an almost nobody at the time, right after “Hold Back the River” started getting mild airplay. He had one of the earlier sets in the day, but even in the 90-degree, not-a-cloud-in-the-sky weather, he drew a crowd. When Bay released […]

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