By James LanikMusic Journalist In 1997, Fiona Apple famously took the stage at the VMAs to accept her award for Best New Artist and simultaneously call out the world as bulls**t. If any moment in time best illustrated her place … Continue reading Fiona Apple: Fetch the Bolt Cutters Album Review
By James Lanik Music Journalist Just a couple weeks after the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 crisis a global pandemic, nearly the entire world, has found themselves self couch ridden for days on end. So much has already been … Continue reading Songs for Quarantine
By James Lanik Music Journalist For anyone living in San Marcos, it is impossible to deny the breakneck speed at which contractors are building new highrise student housing complexes seemingly on every corner. Locals have been referring to San Marcos … Continue reading Macchiatos and Mosh Pits
By James LanikMusic Journalist With the rise of music sharing sites such as Bandcamp and Soundcloud, the once cost-prohibitive barriers to recording and publishing an album have all but crumbled. In its ashes has risen a new wave of bedroom-based recording artists … Continue reading Live in my heart: Sitting down with local central Texas outfit, sleep well.