Trench – Twenty One Pilots

Finally, we’re at the Trench review! This is a fantastic album, though you’ll really want good audio to listen to it. Thanks in part to MUTEMATH’s Paul Meany, Twenty One Pilots got darker and more serious, dipping further into experimental, emotive electronic sounds. The concept surrounding the album discusses a city known as Dema ruledContinue reading “Trench – Twenty One Pilots”

Evolve – Imagine Dragons

When I wrote “Great House of the Captive Lovers” (original title: “Mythos”) in high school, I didn’t know exactly what triplet time was. I just had a song idea, and I knew there was a place I wanted to go with it. AWOLNATION’s “Sail”, Imagine Dragons’ “Believer”, and later Bishop Briggs’ “River” occupy a specificContinue reading “Evolve – Imagine Dragons”

Twenty One Pilots – Twenty One Pilots

It was really tough to pick a TOP album to review, because I’m super into Vessel, especially the Kierkegaardian lyrics of “Car Radio” and the Mixolydian mode mixture of “Migraine”, and blurryface, especially the dissonant beat and fast rap of “Heavydirtysoul” and the fun-to-play classic rock ditty, “Tear in My Heart”. I just love theContinue reading “Twenty One Pilots – Twenty One Pilots”