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  • Chained Melodies by Debrah Martin Review

    Hello readers! McAlli here to tell you that the third time is a charm and I finally (finally!) have a book that I can recommend you read! Today, I’m going to tell you about Chained Melodies, by Debrah Martin. Chained Melodies is the story of two intertwined characters, Tom...
  • Ariah by B.R. Sanders Review

    Hello everyone, and welcome back to “Are all of my reviews going to be cynical and unimpressed?” a short story of discovery, written by McAlli. This week, I was asked to read Ariah, by B.R. Sanders. Here is the Blurb: Ariah’s magical training has been interrupted. Forced to rely...
  • Natural Order by Moondancer Drake

    I wanted to like this book. I wanted to like it so badly. When it was handed to me as my first project for the book department, I was ecstatic. As my first book review for the Hub, I’m furious that I can’t give a great, positive review for a...
  • VHS Glitch ‘Demons with Shotguns OST’ Review

    Read that title again. Yes. “Demons with Shotguns”. Sounds badass doesn’t it? Demons with Shotguns is a competitive 2D shooter that recently got Greenlit on Steam – which means enough people supported the game that now it’s going to be properly produced and released on Steam. I had the...
  • DJ-Kicks by DJ Koze Review

    DJ Koze (actual name: Stefan Kozalla) if a German DJ and music producer who has been creating music since 1988. Now, in June of 2015, he has released his fourth album titled “DJ-Kicks”. Koze hovers through the techno/tech-house genres, so his music is usually something I enjoy. This album...
  • Great Excavator by Positive Centre

    “Positive Centre” is the project of Mike Jefford. Based in Berlin, Mike uses a collection of synthesizers, effect processors and tape machines to create a dark, ambient music. Positive Centre explores the reproduction of sound, the ways in which you can mash audio together to make hypnotic rhythms. Just...
  • Review: Monoswezi – ‘Monoswezi Yanga’

    Monoswezi is a group of musicians from a diverse background. The collective seeks a pure form of musical expression, mixing jazz and modern western music with a blend of the traditional styles from the members’ African and Scandinavian roots. Overall, I really enjoyed Monozwezi Yanga. The album is unlike...
  • Review: Shamir ‘Ratchet’

    Shamir Bailey, better known by his stage name “Shamir”, is an American singer and songwriter from Las Vegas. He recently debuted with the EP, Northtown, which was released in June of 2014. In October, he released his single, “On the Regular”, and now he has released his first full-length,...
  • Review: Tyondai Braxton ‘HIVE1’

    Tyondai Braxton is an American composer and performer who has been writing and performing his own music since the mid 1990s. He has worked collaboratively with other artists under various group titles, including as guitarist/keyboardist for Battles and with Mouse on Mars. HIVE1 is his first solo album in...