Daufødt – 1000 Island Review

Too often in hardcore, a full length record is plagued by either a flatline of energy where each song sounds like the last, leaving little to be explored, or misguided attempts at something new, stripping the artist of their edge. Oslo hardcore outfit Daufødt manages so avoid both with their furious debut full length 1000 … Continue reading Daufødt – 1000 Island Review

Lila Tristram – Our Friends Pt. I EP Review

Having gone to college in the early 2010's, I have developed an acute aversion to anything that can be labelled "acoustic singer-songwriter." But quad flashbacks aside, it's nice to be reminded that the genre can actually be great. On her debut EP Our Friends Pt. I, Lila Tristram does just that. Tristram uses the EP … Continue reading Lila Tristram – Our Friends Pt. I EP Review

The Espresso – a quick review of In Earnest’s debut single “Put Me Under”

One thing that I've really enjoyed about operating Burnt Coffee HQ is the amount of stellar debuts we've seen come across the desks of our caffeinated enterprise. If it weren't for this site, I may have missed out on several great new bands. The latest comes in the form of a debut single from In … Continue reading The Espresso – a quick review of In Earnest’s debut single “Put Me Under”

Weezer – Black Album Review

Wowee, everyone - This is a bad one! Weezer’s Black Album is another chapter in the band’s nosedive into lousy music.  The Black Album follows Pacific Daydream, the band’s last project of original music.  Pacific Daydream was completely devoid of any real power behind its tracks, amounting to a very bland and very safe record. … Continue reading Weezer – Black Album Review