Music Shelf’s August 12th Review Roundup

listen here "namestage6 is not Okay" from namestage6 is an incredibly ambitious and engaging record. Sampled entirely from Huggable Dust by Okay (which deserves your attention as well) helps shapes this experimental hip-hop album that has elements of an Eyedea & Abilities album blended with the creativity of Tyler, The Creator. It is hard to … Continue reading Music Shelf’s August 12th Review Roundup

Album Review: “Heaven in a Hurry” by Crooner

Mustard had the pleasure of previewing Erie, PA's nostalgia-pop band Crooner's latest album "Heaven in a Hurry." It is out now on all streaming platforms! "Heaven in a Hurry" opens up with "Voice of God", which like an actual God would, captivates your attention with the opening line "woke up this morning to the voice … Continue reading Album Review: “Heaven in a Hurry” by Crooner

Album Review: “Hannah Strumner” by Hannah Strumner

Hannah Strumner was gracious enough to allow Mustard an early preview of their upcoming self-titled debut album "Hannah Strumner." Mustard had the pleasure of speaking with Hannah recently where we discussed this album along with their inspirations, influences, and so much more. "Hannah Strumner" is available now on all streaming platforms! You can also find … Continue reading Album Review: “Hannah Strumner” by Hannah Strumner

EP Review: “Make Each Day’s Purpose What You Can Recall ” by Bitters and Distractions

Listen here Acoustic punk duo from Long Island, NY consisting of Jeremy Quitko & Travis Johnides better known as Bitters and Distractions have recently released a four-track EP. The EP, "Make Each Day's Purpose What You Can Recall" is Mustard's first experience listening to acoustic punk. The energy one would expect from a punk record … Continue reading EP Review: “Make Each Day’s Purpose What You Can Recall ” by Bitters and Distractions

The Daydream Express to the Kingdom in “DIET DAYDREAM”

Review by: Mr. Substitute Funny how the brain rewards itself when it recollects something that used to bring you joy; that “Oh yeah…! I remember that!” you quietly say to yourself when your memory is joggled just right. Today I remembered my favorite book growing up: The Daydreamer by Ian McEwan. It happened during my … Continue reading The Daydream Express to the Kingdom in “DIET DAYDREAM”

EP Review: “Hi, is this Ska’s Mom?” by Flip and the Combined Effort

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Mustard had the pleasure of talking to Flip and The Combined Effort about this EP and so much more! You can read it here. https://open.spotify.com/album/777H7eLo0nH59CcDYPYQmN?si=ZuE2gRUURheR8uiYmJTT0w Mustard is not often found in classrooms. Unless, of course, they are on a crust-less sandwich made by a loving parent who hopes their small human … Continue reading EP Review: “Hi, is this Ska’s Mom?” by Flip and the Combined Effort