Author Archives: Emily Toomey

Queens of the Stone Age ‘Villains’ review

Queens of the Stone Age ‘Villains’ review

‘Villains’ is Queens of the Stone Age’s seventh studio album. (Courtesy of Matador Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Queens of The Stone Age just released their seventh studio album titled “Villains.” They have tried a different creation compared to their normal sound, including a much groovier vibe. Known for their hypnotic guitar riffs, this album

‘Atypical’ is anything but typical

Series creator Robia Rashid previously worked on ‘How I Met Your Mother.’ (Courtesy of Netflix) Emily Toomey Connector Staff “Atypical” is breaking out into the Netflix world as a more progressive approach to television. This comedy style drama features Keir Gilchrist as an autistic high schooler named Sam, who is navigating his way through his

‘Blossom’ by Milky Chance: A mix of musical styles

Milky Chance’s previous album “Sadnecessary” has sold over 500,000 copies. (Photo courtesy of Ignition Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Milky Chance has just released their sophomore album “Blossom” earlier this month. This album incorporates the familiar alternative rock sound they a’re known for while including a new and relaxed electronic vibe. The band, once a

‘Abendrot’ review

The band has released three albums since their debut. 9Courtesy of Triple Crown Records) Emily Toomey  Connector Staff Orlando based emo quintet You Blew It! have recently released their third studio album “Abendrot.” “Abendrot” loosely translates to “sunset.” This album is a transition for the band according to vocalist Tanner Jones who said that the band

Dance Gavin Dance sell out Middle East

“Mothership” is Dance Gavin Dance’s seventh studio album since the band signed on with Rise Records back in 2007. The band has been active since 2005. (Photo courtesy of Rise Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Dance Gavin Dance went on tour to support their new album “Mothership” that dropped Friday, Oct. 7. They are also

Touche Amore Releases Emotional Record ‘Stage Four’

“Stage Four” is Touche Amore’s fourth album to date. (Photo courtesy of Epitaph Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Post-Hardcore powerhouse Touche Amore recently came together to release “Stage Four.” “Stage Four” provides something so honest and raw that leaves the listener craving for more. This album is the perfect follow up to “Is Survived By,”

‘Dissonants’ album review

Emily Toomey Connector Staff Australian rock band Hands Like Houses have just come back to release their third studio album “Dissonants.” Hands Like Houses have a musical style like no other. Combining influences from experiential rock, melodic hardcore and alternative rock, it is no surprise this album is such an attention getter. As a way

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