Urgent and bracing, sullen and surrendering … the music of
Frightened Rabbit often seems a mess of emotions tied up in a
twitching, fragile guise of genius. Like a thin, bruised girl with a
Kurt Cobain kind of problem, Frightened Rabbit would fall apart if you
took any one thing (music, lyrics or sentiment) away from it.
Hailing from Los Angeles, Milo Greene has taken to calling itself “Cinematic-Pop.” There’s no reason to disagree. The
members intend for their music to possess a softness to it that makes it
perfect for soundtracking movies.
Florida Georgia Line’s first single, “Cruise,” might be a
love song, but if you have any imagination at all, chances are you’re
picturing “every little farm town” that runs along the states’ border.
That song made the boys of Florida Georgia Line blow up practically overnight.
Despite more than 10 years passing
since the height of Marilyn Manson’s career, his music has continued to be
exceptionally good. His latest album, Born Villain, is full of the same scream-laden, pain-filled AltMetal he’s always done and yet it continues to sound fresh.
Unless you’ve seen Delta Spirit before, there is no way
you are fully prepared for one of its concerts. Not so much a raging,
thrashing party as just a gentle, bouncing ocean of people, the crowd’s
vibe at a Delta Spirit concert is transcendent, almost spiritual.