Posts Tagged ‘ arcade fire ’

CD Review

May 28th, 2013 | Category: Arts, CD Reviews

Artist: The National Album: Trouble Will Find Me Label: 4AD Grade: A- The National had already made waves in 2013 by playing a six hour straight set of only one of their songs (“Sorrow”) over and over again, which they aptly titled “Six Hours of Sorrow”. They seem to be out on a mission to […]

Sappy, whiny pop needs to die

Oct 19th, 2012 | Category: Arts

James Blunt is responsible for everything bad in popular music   Nathan Ross Arts Editor   There is one fact that is commonly overlooked when discussing “pop” music, and it actually has to do with the word itself more than anything about the genre.   It’s that pop music was coined originally in discussing popular […]

Noise 101: CD Reviews for Jan. 19

Jan 19th, 2012 | Category: Arts, CD Reviews

Snow Patrol Fallen Empires Fiction/Interscope   Upon the release of Snow Patrol’s sixth studio album this month, Fallen Empires was already listed as No. 1 on iTunes, which is unsurprising, due praise for songs like “Chasing Cars” and “Run.” If you’re looking for this album’s biggest hit, look no further than the second track. “Called […]