Topic: album review

Bob Dylan’s ‘Triplicate’ revels in nostalgia

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Bob Dylan’s ‘Triplicate’ revels in nostalgia

April 5, 2017 0 comments

Listening to “Triplicate,” Bob Dylan’s latest album released Mar. 3, it’s hard to imagine the Dylan who played at Brown in 1964.

Drake’s genre-hopping dooms ‘More Life’

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Drake’s genre-hopping dooms ‘More Life’

April 4, 2017 0 comments

Drake may very well be the most difficult-to-pin-down personality in popular music — a far cry from his once glaring predictability.

’80s synth-pop classic Depeche Mode releases new album

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’80s synth-pop classic Depeche Mode releases new album

March 22, 2017 0 comments

Depeche Mode has managed to keep up a pop beat without abandoning the intense philosophical and political undertones present in their lyrics.

The Magnetic Fields releases new 50-song album detailing musician’s life

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The Magnetic Fields releases new 50-song album detailing musician’s life

March 15, 2017 0 comments

Boston-based alternative act The Magnetic Fields, known for its self-effacing lyrics, released “Selections from 50 Song Memoir” to Spotify.

‘Life Will See You Now’ displays affecting sincerity

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‘Life Will See You Now’ displays affecting sincerity

March 7, 2017 0 comments

LP “Life Will See You Now” embodies the dark, emotionally fraught dimension of Jen Lekman’s persona.

Pennsylvania punk band grapples with adulthood on new LP

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Pennsylvania punk band grapples with adulthood on new LP

February 7, 2017 0 comments

“After The Party,” The Menzingers’ fifth studio album, the hangover has at least partially lifted.

The xx demonstrates bold artistic development with new LP ‘I See You’

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The xx demonstrates bold artistic development with new LP ‘I See You’

January 25, 2017 0 comments

Since the rise of band member Jamie xx’s solo career, nothing has been the same for London-based indie pop band the xx.

Sleigh Bells’ new album ‘Jessica Rabbit’ evokes uncertainty

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Sleigh Bells’ new album ‘Jessica Rabbit’ evokes uncertainty

November 16, 2016 0 comments

Sleigh Bells’ latest album, “Jessica Rabbit,” released Friday, contains a disjointed, multifaceted sound.

Alicia Keys expresses frustration about societal expectations regarding beauty and sexuality in her 16-track album released Nov. 4. The album incorporates quotidian sounds from New York City.

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Alicia Keys’ eighth album ‘Here’ features songs, poetry, conversation

November 9, 2016 0 comments

Alicia Keys continues to inspire the movement toward celebrating authenticity in her newest album “Here,” released Nov. 4.

Latest Weezer release supplies intergenerational summer anthems

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Latest Weezer release supplies intergenerational summer anthems

April 5, 2016 0 comments

Weezer’s latest album “White Album,” released April 1, hearkens back to California circa 2002.