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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Damn Andrew, back at it again with the harmonies

Andrew Bird’s 13th studio album, “Are You Serious,” brings back Bird’s distinctive harmonies, lush instrumentation and brilliant lyrics to create a tapestry of Americana sounds flush with a touch of whimsy. Since the early...

Cage the Elephant get personal on new single, “Ready To Let Go”

After two years since the release of their last album, “Unpeeled,” Cage The Elephant are back with their newest single, “Ready To Let Go.” This single leads up to the band’s long-awaited fifth studio LP,...

David Bowie’s “Blackstar” Is One For The Ages

  Rating: 4/5 Stars The final album David Bowie released before his recent death from cancer, “Blackstar" is a representative example of his work that gives this generation a chance to experience his contributions to music....

Tennis “Small Sound” Review

Tennis — composed of husband and wife duo Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley — has warmed indie-loving hearts with their unique vocals and knack for writing whimsical lyrics, all without the typical love-smitten angst...

Kali Uchis delivers a sexy, soothing and soulful adventure with “Isolation”

Soft, seductive vocals, an abundance of soul and a dreamy atmosphere are just a few of the characteristics of Kali Uchis’ debut album “Isolation.” The Colombian-American singer has been making waves ever since her...

J. Cole shows no sign of slowing down with his latest album ‘The Off-Season’

Fayettvilles’s very own J. Cole has returned with his sixth full length album, “The Off-Season.” This album marks his return after a deadly pandemic year underlined by a fiery summer of anti-police brutality protests....

Snoop Dogg’s smoking too much weed on “BUSH”

As a West Coast rap pioneer, Snoop Dogg’s 13th album is a return to the soulful G-funk sound of his earlier career, as if he’s already bought into his own caricature of himself. Even...

Lana Del Rey “Born to Die” Album Review

From her allegedly manufactured image to her atrocious live performances (YouTube her now infamous performance on SNL) and the much-anticipated debut of her second album “Born to Die,” Elizabeth Grant, the real name of...

Guster loses speed with ‘Evermotion’

Four years after their last release, Guster has dropped back into the alternative music scene with their seventh studio album, “Evermotion.” Having produced the record partly under Nettwerk, their independent label, it makes sense...

Lorde returns with a fluorescent melodrama

Empty vodka bottles, clothes on the floor and rearranged furniture leave traces of a party that poses the thought: What happened last night? Fumbling over the furniture and bottles as you trace through the...