Tool album tops charts after 13-year hiatus

September 23, 2019 Signal Contributor 0

Thirteen years after Tool’s last record, the progressive metal phenomenon released its long-awaited fifth album, “Fear Inoculum,” on Aug. 30. The move came shortly after the group added its music to Spotify and before it uploaded music videos for several existing songs. […]

Martinez makes waves with new album, film

September 17, 2019 James Mercadante 1

On Sept. 6, Martinez returned with her sophomore album and visual feature film, “K-12,” a bright, pastel paradise occupied with the most dismal, underlying meanings. The 90-minute musical film and album, written and directed by Martinez, can almost act as two separate entities, but are both relative to each other. […]

Caravan Palace returns with signature style

September 16, 2019 Signal Contributor 0

Caravan Palace and its new album, “Chronologic,” which was released on Aug. 30, introduces an idiosyncratic layer of energy snuggled beneath a second layer of the components that make a song an absolute banger. Yet, these simple components are unlike anything I’ve ever heard from another band. […]

Camila Cabello empowers with new singles

September 10, 2019 Debra Schafer 0

Camila Cabello is her own kind of popstar. Although she’s not always polished, she is always herself, and the drama that surrounds her is minimal, focusing on her relationship status or what she wore to an award show.
Returning to the music scene on Thursday, Sept. 5 with her first solo hits since 2018, Cabello simultaneously released two singles, “Liar” and “Shameless.” […]

Oso Oso searches for light in new album

September 3, 2019 Signal Contributor 0

Two steps forward, one step back. And then, hopefully, another step forward. It’s all about making progress, even if it is a long road ahead.
That’s the underlying theme of Oso Oso’s third album, “Basking in the Glow,” from Triple Crown Records. Oso Oso is the project of Long Island native Jade Lilitri, not a newcomer to the emo and pop-punk scene, but quickly becoming a scene staple. […]

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