Tag: alt-J

New Discovery: PLGRMS

New Discovery: PLGRMS

January 12, 2017

As my musical horizons broaden, I find myself listening to more and more music that I probably wouldn’t have listened to before starting UBL. Thinking back, I wonder how I didn’t get bored with my music as there wasn’t much variety. Thankfully, my tastes have grown allowing me to enjoy a plethora of...

Jessica’s Top 14 Albums of 2014

Jessica’s Top 14 Albums of 2014

December 31, 2014

I can definitively say that this year’s year end album post is much harder than last year’s. I listened to more music and there were quite a few albums I didn’t even get to that I wanted to. It took weeks of listening and re-listening to get the list below but I’m pretty happy with what I...

Jessica’s Favorite Performances of 2014

Jessica’s Favorite Performances of 2014

December 23, 2014

It was a bit harder this year to really narrow down my top performances. I saw 114 different bands in 2014 (thanks mostly to a couple of great festivals) so you can see why it might have been a bit of a task to narrow it down to just 10 like I did last year. I...

Concert Review: Mikky Ekko and Alt-J

Concert Review: Mikky Ekko and Alt-J

November 12, 2014

November 10, 2014: The Fillmore, Detroit

Alt-J have made a permanent spot in my favorite band list over the last 2 years. No matter what current new release I’m falling in love with, I always seem to find my way back to An Awesome Wave. Their new release, This Is All Yours, has also made...

Album Review: alt-J – This Is All Yours

Album Review: alt-J – This Is All Yours

September 23, 2014

I was a bit bummed to find out that I couldn’t include alt-J’s An Awesome Wave on my favorite albums of 2013 as it was released in 2012. “Tessellate” caught my attention immediately when I heard it on the radio back in early...