Every two months, I will give a comprehensive wrap-up of the happenings of the music world. For more comprehensive analyses, look towards specific album reviews (plenty of links in the article). I hope you will find my opinions insightful and honest. … Continue reading State of the Union I: January-February ’18
Meg Remy effortlessly combines art and pop.
Grade: A- Continue reading In a Poem Unlimited – U.S. Girls
Will Toledo re-records one of his earliest albums, creating a new record entirely.
Grade: A- Continue reading Twin Fantasy – Car Seat Headrest
Two new albums that you should not listen to.
Grades for each: D- Continue reading A pair of duds – 6ix9ine and Necrophobic
Another fine, fine record from Kendrick Lamar (and friends).
Grade: A- Continue reading Black Panther – Kendrick Lamar
Despite my reservations about this group, this may be MGMT’s best.
Grade: B Continue reading Little Dark Age – MGMT
Reviewing an inconsequential metal record in a complex, half-baked philosophical candor.
Grade: B Continue reading Posthuman – Harm’s Way
Still doing their thang.
Grade: B Continue reading I Like Fun – They Might Be Giants
Once again, Franz Ferdinand is late to the revival.
Grade: C+ Continue reading Always Ascending – Franz Ferdinand
A compilation of this underrated band’s 2017 singles.
Grade: A- Continue reading Sweet ’17 Singles – Twin Peaks
A man of privilege is rarely a man of the woods.
Grade: C+ Continue reading Man of the Woods – Justin Timberlake
The latest from the prolific Ty Segall is more of the same. For those accustomed to his genre exercises, is that a bad thing?
Grade: B+ Continue reading Freedom’s Goblin – Ty Segall