Single Review: Minna Ora – Fire

Minna Ora is fearless as ever with 'Fire'. It's a song that exemplifies the Finnish singer's ability to hold our attention from beginning to end, and it's a testament to the years of dedication she has put into her music.Minna recounts how she conquered cancer with honesty in her lyrics. It's a touching narrative, but … Continue reading Single Review: Minna Ora – Fire

Single Review: Tyler Posey – Past Life

So I've been on a bit of a Teen Wolf binge lately, and it inspired me to review the very talented Arden Cho and as you can tell since you’re here also, Tyler Posey. If you aren’t familiar, Tyler is an actor and musician, he is probably most famous for his role in the aforementioned … Continue reading Single Review: Tyler Posey – Past Life

EP Review: Larsen – Second Wind

Larsen are a four piece indie/alt-grunge outfit from Adelaide, South Australia made up of Liam Christensen on Lead Vocals/Guitar, Sam Massacci on Lead Guitar, Steven Massacci on Bass/Vocals and Alex Andrews on Drums/Vocals. Today, I will be reviewing their EP ‘Second Wind’ which was released on 6th August 2021. ‘Eating Me Alive’ opens with a … Continue reading EP Review: Larsen – Second Wind

Single Review: KEANA – Lilac

KEANA is a synth pop singer/songwriter from Los Angeles, California and today I will be reviewing her single ‘Lilac’ which was released on 20th October 2020. ‘Lilac’ opens with building and overlapping synthy trilling notes that flow perfectly into KEANA’s vocals, her voice, bright and airy and with a dreamlike quality that just draws you … Continue reading Single Review: KEANA – Lilac

Single Review: Vanessa Morgan – Be My Joker

Vanessa Morgan is a Canadian actress and singer, probably most well known for her roles as Amanda Pierce on The Latest Buzz, Sarah in the Disney channel series My Babysitter’s a Vampire (and the Teletoon movie of the same name) and most recently Toni Topaz on the CW series, Riverdale. Today, I will be reviewing … Continue reading Single Review: Vanessa Morgan – Be My Joker

Single Review: Tyler Posey – Happy

Tyler Posey is an American actor and musician, probably most popular for his role as Scott McCall in the MTV series Teen Wolf. He is also a talented musician, I’ve recently reviewed the album he released with Five North, which you can check out here, as well as his debut solo release ‘Shut Up’ which … Continue reading Single Review: Tyler Posey – Happy

Single Review: GUS – Lies

GUS is a singer/songwriter who is currently based in Toronto, Canada, and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Lies’ which was released on 6th August 2021. ‘Lies’ opens with a mellow guitar intro, infused with subtle vocals that build and separate as well progress. Speaking of which, GUS’s vocals are amazing, he has a … Continue reading Single Review: GUS – Lies

Single Review: Tyler Posey – Shut Up

Tyler Posey is an American actor and musician. I initially came across Posey, in his role as Javier Ramirez in the season 6 episode of Smallville, entitled ‘Subterranean’. However most people will probably be more familiar with him as Scott McCall on the MTV series Teen Wolf, or most recently as Shane on the VH1 … Continue reading Single Review: Tyler Posey – Shut Up

Single Review: Mat Hannah – Unlucky

Mat Hannah is an alt-pop singer/songwriter from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Unlucky’ which was released on August 6th 2021. ‘Unlucky’ opens with fast guitar which merges with Mat Hannah’s warm, rich vocals. I like how this track starts off slow and then just explodes. A whole new … Continue reading Single Review: Mat Hannah – Unlucky

Single Review: Rory & The Island – Donna Don’t Take My Summer

Rory & The Island is the performing name of Donegal based singer/songwriter Rory Gallagher and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Donna Don’t Take My Summer’ which was released on 6th August 2021. ‘Donna Don’t Take My Summer’ opens with a nice, funky intro, percussion and guitars with a nice energy to it. Rory’s … Continue reading Single Review: Rory & The Island – Donna Don’t Take My Summer

Single Review: Chord Overstreet – Hold On

Chord Overstreet is an American actor and musician, who is probably best known for playing Sam Evans on the Fox television series, Glee. This isn’t the first time I’ve reviewed the artist, and you can check that out here. Today, however, I will be reviewing his single ‘Hold On’ which was released on 3rd February … Continue reading Single Review: Chord Overstreet – Hold On

Single Review: Grant Gustin – Runnin’ Home to You

Grant Gustin (or to give him his full name, Thomas Grant Gustin) is an American actor and singer. He is perhaps best known for his role on the Fox series, Glee as the antagonistic Sebastian Smythe and most relevant to this role, playing Barry Allen/The Flash, on various shows in the Arrowverse television franchise, but … Continue reading Single Review: Grant Gustin – Runnin’ Home to You

EP Review: Tyler Blackburn – Find a Way

Tyler Blackburn is an American Actor and Singer, most notable for his role as Caleb Rivers on the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars (and its spin-off Ravenswood) and Alex Manes on the CW series Roswell, New Mexico. Today, I will be focusing more on his music career, so I'm going to be reviewing his EP … Continue reading EP Review: Tyler Blackburn – Find a Way

Single Review: Ryan Bourne – Hopeless

Ryan Bourne is a psych-pop singer/songwriter from Calgary, Alberta and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Hopeless’ which was released on August 4th 2021. 'Hopeless’ opens with atmospheric synthy chords, blending with Ryan’s emotive and deep vocals, which sort of remind me of Ozzy Osbourne at his best. He had a distinct tonal quality … Continue reading Single Review: Ryan Bourne – Hopeless

Single Review: Untold Poet – Harvey Dent

Untold Poet is an Essex-born spoken word poet/rapper, this isn't the first time we've reviewed him here on Off the Record, Jack Kirby reviewed him earlier this year and you can check that out here. Anyway, today I will be reviewing his single ‘Harvey Dent’ which was released on 23rd April 2021. ‘Harvey Dent’ opens … Continue reading Single Review: Untold Poet – Harvey Dent