album reviews

Reviews of albums old and new from iconic artists and up and coming musicians alike.

Rich Monettia day ago
South Korea’s Love X Stereo Releases Title Track to NYC Short Film
Out of the darkness of Love X Stereo’s new video, lead singer Annie Ko emerges and brings somber reality to the pain of love lost. “Love is dead,” she begins, and her compliant look seems to agree. Th...
Nathan Sartain2 days ago
ONE OK ROCK — ‘Eye of the Storm’ Album Review
When you look at the state of rock music in 2019, you will see that it’s all about one thing: reinvention. Whether it’s heavy groups dabbling in softer sounds, once raw, gritty bands trialing with ele...
Cronan Parry2 days ago
Avril Lavigne Albums - Worst to Best
This article is one of three I've done on Avril's music. When you're done here, feel free to check out the others here.
Justin Runyon2 days ago
Album Review: Glasses Malone – 'Beach Cruiser'
Glasses Malone’s debut album, Beach Cruiser, was originally scheduled to come out in 2006; however, numerous setbacks and label changes kept the album from seeing the day of light for a long time. Fin...
Nathan Sartain10 days ago
Loco - 'HELLO' EP Review
Since signing to AOMG back in 2014, Loco has been a mainstay in the Korean hip-hop scene. The 29-year-old has shown constant versatility, near unmatched consistency, and has a body of work a lot of ar...
Will Kaplan13 days ago
'Cryptograms'
With their new album Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared gaining the warm reviews expected of a respected, mature band. Let’s remember where Deerhunter truly began their brilliant, edgy career—o...
Release Rewind20 days ago
'East Atlanta Love Letter' Review (Pt. 1)
"Unfair" — this 2 minute and 16-second song seems like a prelude or narration. He speaks as if he’s narrating a past action and states that he doesn’t want his mistakes to burden him. He hopes his mis...
Nathan Sartain23 days ago
Bring Me the Horizon - 'amo' Album Review
The words Bring Me the Horizon and controversy aren’t particularly unfamiliar when used together. Whether it was being bottled on stage in their infancy, or performing on top of Coldplay’s table at th...
'The Teal Album:' What Works and What Doesn't
Weezer surprised everyone with Weezer (The Teal Album), a surprise cover album dropped on January 24, 2019. The ten-track album follows the success of their cover of "Africa," the 1981 hit by yacht-ro...
Nathan Sartain24 days ago
Weezer - “Weezer (Teal Album)” Album Review
Every now and then, an album comes along by complete surprise. You stare at it intensely on your Spotify library, wondering why it’s there, what purpose it serves, and forming opinions on it before yo...
Mike Stud: '4THEHOMIES' Album Review
With the announcement of The Final Tour, Mike Stud released what could be his final album. Mike originally planned to release this album as This Isn't the Album Part II as a follow up to This Isn’t th...
Rj Mitchella month ago
Four Albums in 2018 I Regret Missing at the Time!
Somehow, in a year where I listened to a new album to me every day for all 365 days in it, I missed some really good albums. These few should have been on my top 30 albums of the year—had I heard them...
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Justin Sancheza month ago
Best Rap Albums of 2018
The year has flown by with a slew of new rap records. What a year for rap. With more growth of rap over the years, there is also more prominence of albums who tend to show quality as a whole. Here is ...
Prince: 'Piano and a Microphone 1983' (A Review)
Prince said it himself: "I will not be here when the vault is opened." Sure enough, Piano & A Microphone was released by the NPG Records/Warner Bros. presses, and my dearly purple beloved is not here....
Rj Mitchella month ago
Mirrors for Psychic Warfare - 'I See What I Became' Review
Mirrors for Psychic Warfare is a two-piece Industrial/Folk project featuring Scott Kelly of Neurosis and producer Sanford Parker. The pair formed in 2016 and are most likely based out of the pacific n...
Nathan Sartaina month ago
Throwback Album Review: Heavens - ‘Patent Pending’
The mid 2000s were arguably the peak when it came to modern alternative music entering the mainstream. Sure it has since flirted with alternative bands such as Paramore and Twenty One Pilots, but noth...
Release Rewinda month ago
Songs from the Chicago Underground (Dial Up CD Side A)
Recently I've been trying to find new music, and the hip hop/R&B collective Dial Up is what I've been searching for. Their first project released March 20 2018, and a few tracks have made permanent sp...
Sean Callaghana month ago
'A Single Man'
A Single Man, released in October of 1978, was Elton John's return to the limelight after a nearly two-year hiatus from recording and touring. It is the first Elton John album not to feature Bernie Ta...