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Album Review: Alessia Cara Continues to Mature on The Pains of Growing

Album Review: Alessia Cara Continues to Mature on The Pains of Growing
  • Album Review: Alessia Cara Continues to Mature on The Pains of Growing FWC: Album Review: Alessia Cara Continues to Mature on The Pains of Growing

    The Lowdown: At 19, Alessia Cara told us who she was by telling us where to find her. “I’ll be over here/ Somewhere in the corner under clouds of marijuana,” she sighs on 2015’s “Here”, a party song for the kind of party you wanted to leave an hour ago. The Canadian singer-songwriter carved out a niche as the lonely…

  • Chicago Film Critics Association announces 2018 nominees FWC: Chicago Film Critics Association announces 2018 nominees

    The Chicago Film Critics Association announced its 2018 nominees for its year-end awards this morning, and as usual, there’s an eclectic spread of awards season favorites and interesting surprises to be found. The expected: Alfonso Cuaron’s period drama Roma is nominated in nearly every major category in which its eligible. Likewise, A Star is Born has broken ahead of the…

  • THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From JASON BECKER, VENOM, and More Out Today - 12-7 FWC: THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From JASON BECKER, VENOM, and More Out Today – 12-7

    This edition includes Cellos returning to Metallica, the return of a guitar legend, the return of a cult bands, and more! To the metals… The post THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From JASON BECKER, VENOM, and More Out Today – 12-7 appeared first on Metal Injection.

  • Song of the Week: Miley Cyrus Adds a Little Country to Mark Ronson’s “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” FWC: Song of the Week: Miley Cyrus Adds a Little Country to Mark Ronson’s “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart”

    Each week we break down our favorite song, highlight our honorable mentions, and wrap them all up with other staff recommendations into a playlist just for you.  Mark Ronson has had a hell of a year. The producer is, at this point, a legend, writing and engineering for artists like Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars, and many in between. 2018 has been…

  • Saba shares new song “Papaya” feat. daedaePIVOT: Stream FWC: Saba shares new song “Papaya” feat. daedaePIVOT: Stream

    It was back in April that Saba dropped what turned out to be one of 2018’s Top Albums, Care for Me. Most artist would be satisfied if they put out the third best record of the year, but the Chicago MC hasn’t been resting on success. He released four tracks over the last month — “Stay Right Here”, “Beautiful Smile” featuring IDK, Pivot Gang’s “Blood”, and “Excited”…

  • The revised 'Bible' of L.A. architecture is out. Let it be your guide FWC: The revised ‘Bible’ of L.A. architecture is out. Let it be your guide

    We think of Los Angeles as a city of sprawl, but it is just as much a city of neighborhoods. Here’s an example of what I mean. A couple of years ago, I spent a day riding Metro Rail in its entirety: every station and mile of track. Expo Line to the Blue Line to the Green Line; Red Line,…

  • Earth’s Mightiest Heroes reassemble in Avengers: Endgame trailer: Watch FWC: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes reassemble in Avengers: Endgame trailer: Watch

    The week of Marvel Cinematic Universe trailers continues. Following the release of a new Captain Marvel preview on Monday, the Avengers 4 trailer was expected on Wednesday. The release was delayed in recognition of George H.W. Bush’s funeral, but with the national day of mourning over, Marvel has finally unveiled our first look at what we now know is Avengers: Endgame. *Spoiler* As…

  • Dream Theater unleash new song, “Untethered Angel”, from upcoming album Distance Over Time: Stream FWC: Dream Theater unleash new song, “Untethered Angel”, from upcoming album Distance Over Time: Stream

    Progressive metal veterans Dream Theater announced their 14th studio album, Distance Over Time, a month ago, and now they’ve released the first single from the disc. The album-opening track “Untethered Angel” can be heard in the music video below. The track starts out with an ambient intro courtesy of guitarist John Petrucci and keyboardist Jordan Rudess, before drummer Mike Mangini and…