Album Review: CHVRCHES – Love Is Dead

To illustrate the message behind CHVRCHES’ Love Is Dead is akin to describing yin and yang as manifested components of the same force. No longer intertwined or complimentary, but broad strokes within a complex mind. Lauren Mayberry’s lyricism comes across as gloomy, aggressive, and, at times, resentful and resigned, yet she never loses that tonal tenderness or benevolent optimism by which her songwriting prowess has operated.

Speedy Ortiz – Live @ The Masquerade

If you are into deep thought-out lyricism, then make time to read up on Sadie Dupuis. If you’re into deep thought-out lyricism and bad-ass tunes, then make time to listen to Speedy Ortiz. If you’re into deep thought-out lyricism, bad-ass tunes, and amazing live music, then make time to catch Speedy Ortiz on their You Hate The Title Tour.