A tour through 2014’s best local albums

AGO cover

In an era where people are lambasted by offers to listen to albums or songs by “up-and-coming artists,” it takes a lot to stick out from the crowd. You have to cut through endless Facebook, YouTube and Twitter spam messages Continue reading

Local Release: Ignite the Borealis “Frigid/Arid”

IGNITE THE BOREALIS

Ignite the borealis. Frigid/Arid Grand Rapids, Mich. And the award for most prolific band goes to Ignite the borealis. The Grand Rapids-based emo/power pop band capped off 2014 by releasing two full-length albums, dubbed Frigid and Arid. That’s 24 tracks, Continue reading