Category Archives: Album Review

RJD2: “Since We Last Spoke”

“…strays further from the medium’s usual rap/soul axis and delves into arena rock, circa 1984 (Van Halen reference intended).”

RJD2: “Since We Last Spoke”

“…strays further from the medium’s usual rap/soul axis and delves into arena rock, circa 1984 (Van Halen reference intended).”

The Beta Band: “Heroes to Zeros”

“….more eclectic, off-kilter pop, but from a point much closer to the center than kaleidoscopic EPs of yore.”

The Beta Band: “Heroes to Zeros”

“….more eclectic, off-kilter pop, but from a point much closer to the center than kaleidoscopic EPs of yore.”

Sufjan Stevens: “Seven Swans”

“…his verbal sketches outline stories, characters and emotions that listeners color in with their own experiences….”

Sufjan Stevens: “Seven Swans”

“…his verbal sketches outline stories, characters and emotions that listeners color in with their own experiences….”

Savath & Savalas: “Apropa’t”

“…soft, sad and sensual, like the last embrace of a lover before a long absence.”

Savath & Savalas: “Apropa’t”

“…soft, sad and sensual, like the last embrace of a lover before a long absence.”

U.N.K.L.E. “Never Never Land”

“…a murky, cathartic ride through the smoky psyche of one of the U.K.’s biggest record junkies.”

U.N.K.L.E. “Never Never Land”

“…a murky, cathartic ride through the smoky psyche of one of the U.K.’s biggest record junkies.”

Goldfrapp: “Black Cherry”

“…the syrupy symphonic samples found in the creamy center of ‘Black Cherry’ reveal the same spy-novel ambience that made ‘Felt Mountain’ so engaging.”

Goldfrapp: “Black Cherry”

“…the syrupy symphonic samples found in the creamy center of ‘Black Cherry’ reveal the same spy-novel ambience that made ‘Felt Mountain’ so engaging.”