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Topic: album review

Weezer’s ‘Pacific Daydream’ album drop disappoints

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Weezer’s ‘Pacific Daydream’ album drop disappoints

October 30, 2017 Comments are Disabled

For those who are desperately missing the early 2000s, Weezer’s latest album “Pacific Daydream” will more than deliver.

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Homage-heavy ‘American Dream’ re-tools LCD Soundsystem

September 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled

In retrospect, it’s hard not to see it all as a masterfully executed publicity stunt.

‘Pure Comedy’ ambitious in scope, fails to impress

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‘Pure Comedy’ ambitious in scope, fails to impress

April 18, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Father John Misty takes a great deal from the gospel of David Foster Wallace on his latest record “Pure Comedy.”

Bob Dylan’s ‘Triplicate’ revels in nostalgia

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Bob Dylan’s ‘Triplicate’ revels in nostalgia

April 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

“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 Comments are Disabled

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