album reviews

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

Sammi Currana month ago
Taemin’s 'Want': Album Review
Taemin might be the most alluring and sensual idol in the K-pop industry. His newest mini album, Want, continues to showcase his incredible sense of rhythm. The youngest member of the group SHINee, Ta...
Jenna Sandersa month ago
Setting off the Month Right
American pop punk band Set It Off released their sixth full-length album on Feb. 1 titled Midnight. The album deals with struggles throughout life and dealing with dark thoughts. Set It Off debuted wi...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: 'Self Portrait' by Bob Dylan
Go on, fight me. I dare you. Yes, this is an essential album and don't worry, I will explain why. Self Portrait was controversial because Bob Dylan was apparently not giving his best when it came to "...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: 'Tempest' by Bob Dylan
This album is very much under-appreciated and I want to share just why it has appeared on my list of my "essential" albums to listen to before you die. I want to (be not the first) to say that this al...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: 'The Essential Elvis Presley' by Elvis Presley
My Dad has always told me, ever since I was a very little girl, that Elvis Presley is the King. My family loves him and his music is, by all means, pretty damn awesome. Now, this album is a compilatio...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: 'John Wesley Harding' by Bob Dylan
With minimalistic sounds, a great set of vocals and some brilliant songs, we are met with the controversial, but legendary album that is John Wesley Harding by Bob Dylan. Recorded in typical Bob Dylan...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: 'Blonde on Blonde' by Bob Dylan
As one of the most influential albums of all time, Blonde on Blonde serves to be an essential album if you really want to get to know my music collection. (You'll run into this man a lot, so keep your...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: 'Infidels' by Bob Dylan
Now I know what you're going to say, "there's hardly any Dylan hits on this album, what are you doing?" Well I love this album with my entire heart so you're either gonna sit here and deal with that, ...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: 'Dangerous' by Michael Jackson
If you haven't heard this album, then in the words of Bob Dylan, "I don't believe you. You're a liar!" You are, whether you like it or not—you have heard this album, all of it. As one of the greatest ...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: 'The Beatles' (The White Album) by The Beatles
Also known as The White Album, this self-titled album by the Beatles isn't only famous as being the "Charles Manson went Batshit Crazy" album, but is also remembered as being one of the greatest album...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: 'Innuendo' by Queen
This is by a flying mile my favourite Queen album and I have to say, though I'm not really that into Queen as it's a bit after the period of music I normally listen to—I do like this album a lot becau...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: '20 Golden Greats' by Buddy Holly and the Crickets
This album, also known as Buddy Holly Lives was released in the February of 1978 as a tribute to Buddy Holly and the Crickets. Holly, who died in a plane crash in 1959, went on to become immortalised ...
Annie Kapura month ago
My Essential Albums: 'Highway 61 Revisited' by Bob Dylan
One of the most essential albums in music history, and also one of my personal favourites, Bob Dylan's electric folk-rock album has stood the test of time and become a myth in itself. With a track lis...
Music With Macka month ago
Ariana Grande 'Thank U, Next' Album Review
Ariana Grande is one to know the feeling of pain and defeat. With all that 2017 and 2018 has thrown at her, the outcome has been utmost amazing. Winning Billboard's “2018 Woman of The Year” award, a G...
Luigi K.D.Cruza month ago
Avril Lavigne, 'Head Above Water' Album Review
Avril has been one of the prominent examples of a pop star over a decade. Her ground-breaking debut album Let Go has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide, becoming her highest selling album to d...
Luigi K.D.Cruza month ago
Broods - 'Don't Feed the Pop Monster': Album Review
From New Zealand to the world, this alt-pop duo, Broods’ (Georgia and Caleb Nott) third album Don't Feed the Pop Monster is their most instrumentally focused work to date. After a long break from thei...
Rich Monettia month ago
South Korea’s Love X Stereo Releases Title Track to NYC LGBT 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 Sartaina month 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...