Category Archives: Album Reviews

NO, El Prado

Tweet They call themselves NO, and I say…YES! But did you notice the hesitation in my voice? I love indie rock—it is the reason I like to write about music….

Eric Church, The Outsiders

Tweet One of the biggest quotes from the summer of 2012 — the caption for every tweet, Instagram, and Facebook post — was “Funny how a melody sounds like a memory.”…

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Wig Out at Jagbags

Tweet This isn’t the Stephen Malkmus of Pavement. This isn’t the same guy that once matter-of-factly chimed out that he had “so much style that it’s wasting” — this isn’t…

Thumpers, Galore

Galore wants to meet you, and it wants to meet NOW. The debut album of the British Indie alt/pop band, Thumpers, is best compared to your friend’s overexcited labradoodle that,…

Pearl and the Beard, Killing the Darlings

Pearl and the Beard is like a really trendy metaphysical soup. Just say the band’s name out loud and you can already taste the eclectic flavors of the trio. The…

Bruce Springsteen, High Hopes

Your boss walks out of the front office, sauntering along in his starched blue shirt with a white collar. His swinging paisley tie looks as stupid as his smug gait….

M.I.A., Matangi

As a strong, independent woman, I might be a little biased when I say M.I.A. is one of the best things to happen to female rap. And her latest release…

Beyonce, Beyonce

Let me get the attention of the girls reading this article, Beyonce. And by typing that name every young women now feels like they need to pay attention to the…

Childish Gambino, Because the Internet

Most great artist’s have a two things in common. They’re often overly ambitious and equally as weird. So when Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, released a new album with the…

Drake, Nothing Was the Same

After gracing the hip hop world with his Grammy winning album Take Care, Aubrey Graham (a.k.a. Drake) gave us high expectations for his sophomore album, Nothing Was The Same. The album title…