album review

Review: ‘Post Pop Depression’

Review: ‘Post Pop Depression’

How does one deal with the certainty of death while trying to build a legacy to leave behind, or cope with the fear and realization that it will be forgotten anyway? These profound and impactful questions are explored in Iggy Pop’s latest album, “Post Pop Depression.” For the late-aged Iggy Pop, who is highly regarded […]

Review: DIRTY BEACHES “Stateless”

Review: DIRTY BEACHES “Stateless”

Monotonous, difficult to identify static defines the new album from Dirty Beaches. “Stateless,” released November 4, is an album that features four tracks entitled, “Displaced,” “Stateless,” “Pacific Ocean” and “Time Washes Away Everything.” They’re instrumental and all a bit lengthy if you ask me. If nothing else, the sounds of all four tracks are cohesive. […]

Review: LES SINS “Michael”

Review: LES SINS “Michael”

Les Sins is just one of the many side projects of Chaz Budnick, better known as Toro Y Moi, which should be enough to lure your ears in to giving his newest — and first full-length — album, “Michael,” a listen. Budnick is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, producer and musician. The Columbia, South Carolina native […]

Review: THE FLAMING LIPS “With a Little Help from My Fwends”

Review: THE FLAMING LIPS “With a Little Help from My Fwends”

Back in 1967, The Beatles released their eighth studio album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” It was a historic release for the band, and now 47 years later, Oklahoma rockers The Flaming Lips have released their take on the Brit-pop masterpiece calling it, “With a Little Help From My Fwends.” One thing The Beatles […]

Review: KIESZA “Sound of a Woman”

Review: KIESZA “Sound of a Woman”

Kiesza brings the ‘90s back with her new album, “Sound of a Woman.” With groovy beats deserving of a “Throwback Thursday,” Facebook post, Kiesza’s music is an anomaly among today’s hits. Hailing from Alberta, Canada, Kiesza has an impressive résumé. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and model, and has even served in the Royal […]

Album Review: Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

Album Review: Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

Franz Ferdinand, the group who brought you possibly one of the catchiest tunes and guitar riffs of 2004 with the song “Take Me Out”, is coming back into the limelight with their new album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. With their creative twist of Indie-pop into Indie-rock (Indie-rop?), the band creates yet another set […]

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