album reviews

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

Hatem Chalak3 months 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 Sours3 months 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...
Sammi Curran3 months ago
TXT: The First EP
Big Hit is doing very well for themselves. Up until now, they’ve been making ridiculous amounts of money and enjoying great media exposure from their mega-group BTS. Big Hit has other artists under th...
Nathan Sartain3 months ago
Epik High—‘Sleepless in __________‘ Album Review
Amongst all the hip-hop trios in the world, you’ll struggle to find one more consistent than Epik High. Forming back in 2001, the threesome—Tablo, Mithra Jin, DJ Tukutz—has dominated both national and...
Happy Sabeni 3 months ago
Kehlani’s 'While We Wait'—A Magnificent Piece on Navigation of Modern Relationships
The Oakland contemporary R&B singer and songwriter released her third mixtape, While We Wait on February, 22 2019 after a two-year hiatus. Her latest offering is her fourth project overall after her d...
Jaden Bricker3 months ago
Weezer: 'The Black Album' Review
They finally did it. Weezer has finally released the highly anticipated Black Album a month later than it was supposed to be. This could be one of the clear signs that the band wasn’t ready or happy w...
Kathryn Parker3 months ago
The Last Shadow Puppets
If you do not know the genius lyrics of Alex Turner or Miles Kane's gifted brains, then my friend, I am truly sorry for you. While this may lean towards a fluff piece, (a delayed fluff piece at that),...
Luigi K.D.Cruz3 months ago
Yola—'Walk Through Fire:' Album Review
Yola's, a.k.a. Yolanda Quartey, roots can be traced back to London, UK, when she was sleeping and begging for food in the street; although, her passion for music never burned out. Her story is really ...
Sammi Curran4 months ago
'Hope World:' Album Review
J-Hope is one of the most dynamic artists in the K-Pop industry. BTS’ lead dancer is essential to the group, but that hasn’t stopped him from releasing a solo track. The other two rappers of BTS, RM a...
Annie Kapur4 months ago
My Essential Albums: 'Desire' by Bob Dylan
One of Bob Dylan's most respected albums and one of his most iconic outputs, this album has become one of the most revered amongst his discography. The album was recorded between July and October 1975...
Sean Callaghan4 months ago
'Victim of Love'
Victim of Love is an anomaly in the Elton John catalog, mostly because Elton did not write any of the songs or even play keyboard. It featured none of his band members, nor Bernie Taupin lyrics. Perha...
Annie Kapur4 months ago
My Essential Albums: 'Nashville Skyline' by Bob Dylan
Recorded in the days between the 12th and 21st of February 1969, Nashville Skyline features a timeless cover image of a happy, healthy Bob Dylan holding an acoustic guitar. The cover is a reminder tha...
Yvonne Glasgow4 months ago
Silverstiles 'Slow to Burn'
The music you hear on the radio comes a dime a dozen. Everything begins to sound the same. Where is the creativity? Where is the need and drive to make something new? And then you take a gander at you...
Nathan Sartain4 months ago
Sik-K – 'FL1P' Album Review
Right now, it’s hard to find a rapper more interesting than Sik-K. Evolving his style magnificently over the course of his career, the South-Korean has gone from strength to strength with each passing...
Annie Kapur4 months ago
My Essential Albums: 'Bringing It All Back Home' by Bob Dylan
Bringing It All Back Home was released in March of 1965. Recorded in two days between January 13 and 15, 1965, this was Bob Dylan's warning that he was breaking off from the "Blowin' in the Wind" guy ...
Sammi Curran4 months 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 Sanders4 months 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 Kapur4 months 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 "...