Category: CD Reviews

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CD Review: Migration by Bonobo

Migration, the latest from electronic musician Simon Green — aka Bonobo — is one of the most pleasantly surprising releases of early 2017. Combining a range of influences from hip hop, ambient, and world...

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CD Review: I See You by The xx

While Jamie xx has undoubtedly made a name for himself with the release of last year’s critically acclaimed In Colour, The xx as a single unit have remained decidedly quiet since the release of...

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CD Review: Worry by Jeff Rosenstock

Jeff Rosenstock is the best kept secret in contemporary punk. A veteran of musical collective “Bomb the Music Industry!” and ska-punk band “The Arrogant Sons of B*tches,” his latest album, WORRY., (capitalized and punctuated)...

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CD Review: Starboy by The Weekend

As soon as I heard the singles off this album, I was hyped. Sure, the Weeknd had adopted a new, pop-friendly sound, but new Weeknd is still good Weeknd. Or so I thought. Outside...

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Slugger by SAD13

Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis solo record is fuzzy, feminist fun. With Slugger, Dupuis moves towards a more pop and electronic influenced sound, but the harder grunge elements of Speedy Ortiz are still present. If...

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American Football by American Football

It’s been 17 years since their last release, and the quintessential starter-emo band American Football have developed a grandiose reputation among emo revivalists following little fanfare after their initial run, just before the turn...

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In the Middle by Mona

Having reached quite heights with their 2011 debut (including multiple accolades from the BBC and MTV), Nashville-based alt-rockers Mona have been relatively mum when it comes to breaking into the paradoxical “indie” mainstream. Their...

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CD Review: Dreamchasers 4 by Meek Mill

Meek Mill turned his Twitter fingers into middle fingers and pointed them straight at the keyboard warriors of the internet after they all claimed he took an “L” in his rap beef against Drake. Dreamchasers...