Study Music: Transit – “Listen And Forgive”

Rise Records’ new-comers Transit just released their debut album Listen & Forgive on October 4th, and they bring a new meaning to the term “pop-punk”. I have to admit, I’m not a huge listener to this style, but this record is definitely catchy and could easily calm me down after watching an MMA fight. If anyone listened to them before this release, they would probably be unfamiliar with this new sound. Listen definitely has a softer direction than their previous releases on other labels, which makes it a perfect fit for a study album. Read More…

Energetic Music: Breakdown Of Sanity – “Mirrors”

This week’s album review was written by Nick Kelly, whose distinctions include being a freshman at ISU, being in a band, and being my cousin. 

Like Parkway Drive? Good. Like Korn? Awesome! Like dubstep? Even better! Like random Barack Obama samples? Then Breakdown of Sanity is the perfect band for you. The unsigned 5-piece from Bern, Switzerland just self-released (meaning without label backing) their newest album, Mirrors, in April, and it fits the “energetic” title perfectly. Read More…

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