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Monday, September 21, 2020

Grouplove “Spreading Rumors” Review

Honestly, I wanted to like Grouplove’s latest effort, “Spreading Rumours.” I really did. And while not completely devoid of good songs, bland and uninteresting are some of the only words I can use to...

MGMT “MGMT” Album Review

Back in 2007, MGMT’s platinum debut record “Oracular Spectacular” brought in unexpectedly high acclaim that surprised not only their audience, but themselves. The album’s mishmash of songs rarely stuck to a single genre, jumping...

30 Seconds to Mars “Love Lust Faith + Dreams” Album Review

Southern California’s own 30 Seconds to Mars has released another stellar album with “Love Lust Faith + Dreams.” As the title suggests, the band explores themes of lost loves, chasing dreams, losing oneself and...

Demi Lovato “Demi” Album Review

After her career with Disney ended, Demi Lovato's struggles and triumphs came to a head in 2011 with her heartbreaking single, "Skyscraper." Although the Disney star had difficulties with eating disorders, self-harm and a...

Daft Punk “Random Access Memories” Review

For most of its nearly hour and 15 minute length, Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories,” sounds like a revolution. Despite the few moments the album doesn’t quite reach its soaring heights, Daft Punk’s record...

She & Him “Volume 3” Review

Famous for their 60s-style pop tone, She & Him continues that trend in “Volume 3,” the duo’s fourth studio album. Consisting of the famous actress Zooey Deschanel and Matthew Ward (M. Ward), She &...

The Airborne Toxic Event “Such Hot Blood” Album Review

Widely known for their melancholy track “Sometime Around Midnight” on their first album, the Airborne Toxic Event has made a romantic comeback this spring with “Such Hot Blood.” It has been two years since...

Frank Turner “Tape Deck Heart” Review

Frank Turner is easily one of the most emotionally expressive songwriters in music right now. On Turner’s fifth solo album, “Tape Deck Heart,” his first since 2011’s “England Keep My Bones,” Turner pours out...

Will.I.Am “#willpower” Review

I feel that the majority of people who listen to the Black Eyed Peas solely do so because of Will.I.Am. The reason people listen to Will.I.Am is still unbeknownst to me. After giving the...

Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Mosquito” Review

After their flashy, dance-friendly album “It's Blitz!,” the New York trio Yeah Yeah Yeahs claim they're returning to basics on their fourth studio production, supposedly reminiscent of “Show Your Bones” (2006). I say “supposedly”...