album reviews

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

Shea S2 days ago
'You Are OK!' The Maine Says So...
The Maine is a five-piece band from Tempe, Arizona, that is constantly destroying their own previous records with every new release. The band formed in 2007, and is currently made up of John O'Callagh...
Nathan Sartain3 days ago
10 Years On—Eun Ji Won—‘Platonic’
It might be an incredibly hard task, but cast your ears back to 2009. Upon doing so, you’ll realise it was a year full of interesting releases with The Black Eyed Peas having hit after hit, Lady Gaga ...
Nathan Sartain5 days ago
NCT 127–‘Awaken’ Album Review
Over the past few years, NCT has become one of the most sought after groups in K-Pop. Complete with a unique concept that sees 18 members spread over multiple sub-units worldwide, they’re a prime exam...
Kay Kindschy6 days ago
'ARIZONA baby'–Kevin Abstract Review
We haven’t heard much from the men of Brockhampton since their 2018 release of Iridescence, their fourth album, after the Saturation Trilogy. So, naturally, fans were ecstatic when Kevin Abstract (Ian...
E.W Hemmings7 days ago
Album Review: Bring Me the Horizon—'amo'
The ability to polarise is seen by some as the mark of great artistry. To divide an audience is tantamount to not giving a fuck, to not giving in to the temptation of pleasing people for the sake of m...
Sammi Curran10 days ago
BTS Map of the Soul: 'Persona' Review
BTS are finally back. We’ve been eagerly awaiting the latest album from the K-pop group that have taken the world by storm. After months of waiting, it’s finally here. The BTS boys are back with the f...
Nathan Sartain13 days ago
Chen - ‘April, and a Flower’ Review
Since their debut back in 2012, EXO has dominated the Korean music scene. Whether it be breaking records, collecting awards like they’re Christmas cards, or simply just becoming trailblazers for evolv...
Luigi K.D.Cruz23 days ago
Billie Eilish: 'When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?' – Album Review
Billie Eilish – 17 years old. Her career skyrocketed with her debut mixtape Don't Smile At Me when she was just 15 years old. The mixtape showcased her sweet vocal delivery and solid song writing skil...
Brooklyn Damien25 days ago
'Pacific Time'
Being up at three AM is pretty peaceful. I'm usually awake at this time everyday—reading, working out, producing, writing, etc. It's a productive time for me. Everything is quiet. My city never sleeps so it's only relatively quiet... that early morning/late night space puts you into your own world. A bubble. You can easily forget that there is a whole other side of the world that is just getting up for work, or just heading out into the night to hit up a party. Three AM in Brooklyn coincides wit...
Emily Adams25 days ago
Billie Eilish's Debut Studio Album Drops
Billie Eilish's debut studio album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? has just hit like a lightning strike in a dying storm. Her and her brother, Finneas O'Connell, weave their unique style with...
Luigi K.D.Cruza month ago
Sigrid: 'Sucker Punch' - Album Review
Sigrid, 22 years old, born and bred in Norway. Two years of very enthusiastic promotion by her label, she finally debuts with her album Sucker Punch a full-on pop album that makes you miss your friend...
Brooklyn Damiena month ago
'Supermarket'
Heading into the first track, "Bohemian Trapsody," I expected... trap. When the acoustic guitar made its way through my headphones I'm fully expecting a Gunna/Lil Baby type of track with 808s and doub...
Azaria Browna month ago
Joey Bada$$ and the Amerikkkan Dream
Joey Bada$$ has always been an artist content with breaking forms and shattering expectations. His first official release, 1999, "resurrected boom bap" and utilized traditional hip-hop beats. His seco...
Chuck Weiselberga month ago
How Is 'Dookie' Still Relevant 25 Years In?
I want you to think about The Simpsons for a moment. We all have a perception or hope that we are all Bart's because he's the cool one. As we grow older we slowly come to realize that we were never Ba...
Eric Allena month ago
Go-Go’s 'Talk Show': Something to Talk About
It’s been 35 years since all-female rock band the Go-Go’s released the group’s third studio effort, Talk Show. Therefore, in celebration of this milestone, I’ve decided to pluck it from obscurity, and...
Nathan Sartaina month ago
Bang Yongguk - ‘Bangyongguk’ Album Review
When it comes to career trajectories, there are few more complex than Bang Yongguk’s. Starting out as part of the underground rap group Soul Connection, Yongguk debuted under the name “Jepp Blackman,”...
Hatem Chalaka month ago
Album Review: 'When I Get Home' by Solange Knowles
Two and a half years after Solange Knowles’s spellbinding A Seat at the Table, we get her equally triumphant and mesmerizing follow-up album, When I Get Home. Given how different When I Get Home is fr...
Rose Soursa month ago
A Review of Delerium's Album 'Chimera'
Some call it dream pop. Some call it ambient music. I think it’s a mish mash of sounds. That’s what Delerium is to me. But it's their eclectic approach in making their records that appeals to me great...