Category Archives: Album Reviews

Another victim of expectation. So it goes, …Like Clockwork

Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork – Album Review 6.5/10 …Like Clockwork is Queens of the Stone Age’s sixth studio album.  It was released on June 4th, 2013 via Matador Records.  The release marked QOTSA’s return from a … Continue reading

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If the theme songs from 70’s PBS children’s programming were an album, and it was completely awesome…

Tame Impala – Lonerism – Album Review 9.5 / 10 Lonerism is Tame Impala’s second full-length album, the first being 2010’s great, but not quite as close to perfect effort, Innerspeaker.  Lonerism was released on October 5th, 2012 on Modular Recordings. … Continue reading

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Love it? Hate it? Yeezus, I’m not sure. Love it, I guess.

Kanye West – Yeezus – Album Review 8.0/10 Yeezus is the sixth studio album by the lovable, not in the least bit sociopathic hip-hoppist/producer Kanye West.  It was released on July 18, 2013 by Rock-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Recordings.  Just … Continue reading

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How Do Such Bad Seeds Give Way To Such A Good Crop?

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away – Album Review 8.5/10 Push the Sky Away is Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ fifteenth studio album.  It was released on February 13th, 2013 on Bad Seed Ltd., the … Continue reading

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The Talented Mr. Blake

James Blake – Enough Thunder EP – Album Review 9.5/10 Enough Thunder is the latest EP from James Blake, the boyish producer turned full fledged crooner from across the pond.  It was released in October of 2011 to favorable reviews. … Continue reading

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If it weren’t so trite, this post would be titled “Less is more.”.

Peter, Bjorn, and John – Living Thing – Album Review 9/10 Living Thing is Peter, Bjorn, and John’s fifth studio album.  It was released stateside in late March of 2009 on Almost Gold Recordings.  Reviews were varied but leaning toward … Continue reading

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Like a carnival without the carnies and all the empty calories.

Man Man – Rabbit Habits – Album Review 8/10 Rabbit Habits is Man Man’s third full length album. It was released in April of 2008 on Anti Records.  Reviews are mostly favorable across the board. This is the first review, … Continue reading

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