Album Review: Switchfoot – Where the Light Shines Through

Switchfoot hits new heights with their 10th studio album Where the Light Shines Through, out today, featuring delightful melodies, fun arrangements and an overall shift towards a new sound and musical direction. Don’t worry superfans, the album isn’t a drastic departure from past releases it’s just different, and refreshing in a number of ways, most notably by showing the band’s ability to think outside the box and produce a 12 track album (15 tracks on the Deluxe Album) that almost feels like they’re starting anew. Perhaps, most surprisingly, is the rocking  and upbeat nature of the album considering it was … Continue reading Album Review: Switchfoot – Where the Light Shines Through

Concert Review: Boston Gives Portland a Little Peace of Mind

With all that’s happening in the world today, it’s nice to just sit back, watch the pros and take a chance on rock ‘n’ roll. Boston brought their 40th Anniversary tour to Portland, OR on Saturday to a lively and robust crowd at the Moda Center, setup in the smaller Theater of the Clouds amphitheater format, tackling all the fan favorites in a well-polished and consummate performance extending nearly two hours and 22 songs. Tom Scholz, who is more or less Boston at this stage being the remaining founding member, ripped through classic song after classic song and a whole … Continue reading Concert Review: Boston Gives Portland a Little Peace of Mind