P!nk’s new album, Beautiful Trauma, channels the cliché she has been expressing throughout her career, with times of her maturity and brattiness.… Read More P!nk – Beautiful Trauma
Beck showcases that he can dominate the new contemporary radio-friendly pop sound.… Read More Beck – Colors
There is no doubt that Beck is one of the most innovative and talented musicians of his generation. He has blended various sounds into his music such as folk, hip-hop, psychedelia, and electronic and alternative rock. However, Beck has been incorporating a new sound on his latest singles for his upcoming long-delayed studio album, Colors,… Read More Did Winning Album of the Year Ruin Beck?
September 18 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Beach Boys release, Smiley Smile.… Read More The Beach Boys Influential and Disastrous Smiley Smile Turning 50
The term “consistent” has been attributed towards the excellent indie rockers, Spoon for a decade and a half now. Since 2001’s Girl’s Can Tell, Spoon has developed a unique and steady approach towards the making of all nine of their albums. They are known for many of their all-around styles and sounds – Britt Daniels’… Read More Spoon – Hot Thoughts
Watching bands perform on late night television is a special thing. Days before they appear, you mark both your digital and physical calendar. Then you anticipate the new song that they going to perform off their latest album – hoping that it’s not going to be that one, even though you have a sick feeling… Read More The Strokes and Late Night Television
September 20, 2017 is the anniversary to yet, another mistake given by the elite “music” magazine, Rolling Stone. Thirty-eight years ago, Dave Marsh reviewed Devo’s second studio album, Duty Now for the Future. Marsh it as “lame and fraudulent.” The adjectives here fits the writer, more than the album. Is Duty Now for the Future an album for the average listener or… Read More Throwback to When Rolling Stone Hammered into Devo’s Duty Now for the Future
In the summer of 2014, I started to collect vinyl. My friend’s father had just introduced him to them and my friend later showed me. The first album I bought was Dire Straits’ Brothers in Arms (1985), at a comic book store. I didn’t have a record player at the time, so I set it… Read More Already Nostalgic: Top Albums on Vinyl