New Music Friday

Yumi Zouma – Willowbank | Album Review

Yumi Zouma - Willowbank album cover

This album has been one that I’ve been impatiently waiting to listen to. Did it live up to my expectations?

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The Big Three

Three bands that you should add to your playlist right now!

3. COIN

COIN the band

COIN is a recent favorite of mine and a group that I think everyone will love. COIN is a four-piece American indie pop band from Nashville, Tennessee. The members include Chase Lawrence (lead vocals/keys), Ryan Winnen (drums), Joe Memmel (lead guitar/vocals), and Zach Dyke (bass guitar). Chase and Joe began working together in 2012 while they both attended Belmont University, and later Ryan and Zach were introduced to them through a mutual friend. The foursome quickly made waves in Nashville and developed a loyal fan base. In the summer of 2015 they released their debut self-titled album, produced by Grammy winning producer Jay Joyce. Since then they have released more music and toured with acts such as Passion Pit, Young the Giant, Walk the Moon, and Neon Trees. They have also had sets at big time music festivals like Firefly and Lollapalooza. In 2016 COIN gained a position on Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart with their song “Talk Too Much.” COIN released their second album How Will You Know If You Never Try this past April and will kick off their North American tour September 29th.

Two of my personal favorite COIN songs are “I Don’t Wanna Dance” and “Hannah

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