Archive for the ‘Album Review’ Category

Kygo Brings A+ Game for Sophomore Album

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Norwegian producer/songwriter Kyrre Gørvell-Dahl, also known as Kygo released his first track “Firestone” at the end of 2014. As of August 2017, the track has reached over 450 million views on YouTube and 530 million plays on Spotify. He released his debut album Cloud Nine on May 13, 2016. He became…

Beck Is Back With Colors: Album Review

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

In 2015, Beck Hansen, better known as Beck, won the Album of the Year Grammy for his 2014 project, Morning Phase. Beck’s win was a big upset, especially since he was up against pop giants Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and Beyoncé. Angry Beyoncé fans began a Twitter hashtag campaign expressing…

“Jessie Reyez’s Kiddo Ends the Hunger Strike for Good Music”

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Reyez offers something unique to her album that sets her apart from the present day R&B artists, and that has to do with her sweet, raspy voice and bold style. She demonstrates a layer of confidence in the way she presents herself. The twenty-six year old is most notable for…

Hot Thoughts Album Review

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Spoon has been an indie-rock favorite of mine for quite a while. Even though there is nothing original about their sound or style, I am always more than happy to hear their energetic rock pieces. But ever since I listened to their 2014 record They Want My Soul, I knew…

Taking Back Music

Friday, April 4th, 2014

It has been three years since Taking Back Sunday released a new album and eight years since they have released a good album. That all changed earlier this month when they released Happiness Is, their latest album. While it certainly is not their best album to date (that title goes…

Reflektor Review…Burning Brightly

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

There is perhaps no greater role model for the counterculture than the concept of the indie band. In an era when it can be easy to dismiss modern music as adhering to a uniform polished and poppy sound, indie bands offer a unique and interesting sound that differs from what…

“Bangerz” is not so Banging

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

The highly anticipated “Bangerz” by Miley Cyrus was released recently and I just…I don’t know. This girl did a great job at hyping up a terrible album. Have you heard “We Can’t Stop” and “Wrecking Ball”? If so, you have no need to go ahead and listen to the rest of…

Album Review: The Midsummer Station – Acoustic EP by Owl City

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Regular bands are enough of a chore in an industry where bands tend to live or die by trends, changing attitudes, and whether or not someone can successfully get more than two individuals together in the same room without everyone trying to kill each other. Between personal issues, personal attitudes,…

“I’m Not Ready For It To Be Over”; A Review of You’re Always On My Mind

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

The Evolution of Daft Punk

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Whether you believe in it or not, evolution is present and inevitable in all walks of life. It’s only natural that nothing remains consistent in life, for variety is the spice of life and status quo is the starch. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the field of music….