Song & Album Review (May)

Gloom Sleeper – The Black Side (Song) This month’s Stag Song of the Month is The Black Side by German four piece Gloom Sleeper. At just over three minutes it packs enough tonal shifts and distinctive styles to remain interesting, and even the simple, uninspired lyrics (‘there are no dreams left for me’) fail to…

TV Series Review: Vinyl

This review covers the first six episodes of Vinyl, a HBO produced American drama following Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale) and his failing record label American Century. It’s hard not to draw comparisons between Vinyl and AMC’s Mad Men that ran for seven seasons and was lavished with critical acclaim. Character arcs between the two are…