The Shape of Music to Come

Music reviews, new and old, from omgnyc!
Created 21 Feb 2021
  • Gold Soundz: October 1, 2021
    01 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Somehow, it’s October and we’ve hit the final quarter of 2021. As we approach peak fall weather, we have new albums to help us embrace the season. Tirzah’s second album, Colourgrade, is a big one for ...
  • Nirvana's Nevermind turns 30
    24 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    The first ten seconds of Nirvana’s Nevermind changed popular music forever. This is a fact as old as the record itself and one that still bears repeating thirty years later. The cataclysmic change tha...
  • Gold Soundz: September 24, 2021
    24 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Fall has officially hit (in the North East at least) and as we ease into a new season and the final quarter of the year (how did that happen?), new music is slowly hitting us. This week, we have a new...
  • Gold Soundz: September 17, 2021
    17 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    After a sickening performance and capturing the award for Video of the Year at this year’s VMAs and absolutely slaying the Met Gala, Lil Nas X has dropped his highly-anticipated debut album Montero. T...
  • Gold Soundz: September 10, 2021
    10 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Well, it’s a stacked week for new music with Low and Kacey Musgraves leading the pack with some potential album of the year contenders. The hype for Low has been building over the summer with their st...
  • Gold Soundz: September 3, 2021
    03 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Labor Day Weekend is here and as the summer comes to a semi-official end, we’re a little light on brand new music. The big hitter this week is Drake’s long-awaited Certified Lover Boy which is complet...
  • Pearl Jam's Ten turns 30
    27 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    caption... These days, it’s hard to remember that while so many of us may associate Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” as the Grunge anthem that killed off ‘80s Hair Metal and ushered in a new wave o...
  • Gold Soundz: August 27, 2021
    27 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    The end of August generally signals the end of summer, but there is still some great new music looking to soundtrack some final beach trips and backyard BBQs before things cool down. This week’s big r...
  • Gold Soundz: August 20, 2021
    20 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    Each month seems to have a big week for new releases and I’m excited to say that we’ve reached that week in August. Today we have new records from Lorde, Sturgill Simpson, a covers EP from Angel Olsen...
  • Gold Soundz: August 13, 2021
    13 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    It’s another scorching week across America, but album releases are still a bit chill. The big names this week are The Killers (who have a collab with Phoebe Bridgers on the album) and Jungle. There ar...
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