As the city begins to open up again, I believe more and more definitively that Galcher Lustwerk’s Proof was my top album of COVID isolation. In early July, Lustwerk released Proof on Ghostly International, a quick, 27-minute infusion of deep house, hip hop inspired vocals, jazz instrumentals and far-out, austere chord leads.



Each summer we're blessed with an epic EDM banger playing in your favorite DJ's set, but we are currently living in Summer 2020 – a parallel universe void of nightlife. With festival season canceled and day parties nowhere in sight, it's a real struggle to get excited about the "Song of the Summer." However, I've stumbled upon a gem that is a fitting soundtrack for these days like this.


When someone asks me what kind of music I like, I no longer know how to answer the question. Punk Rock is my original heart music. It is the first music I heard that defied clichés and consumerism of so much “Top 40” that I grew up with. It is through punk that I first heard the call to social justice, a call that was amplified by the explosion of