Thursday, June 1, 2023

Tag: album

Album in Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo soundtrack—Trent Reznor...

After having previously lent their musical prowess to The Social Network, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross continue in this vein for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Not your typical hip-hop

Former child actor Drake is back with his highly anticipated  second studio album, Take Care. It is the follow up to his chart-topping 2010...


Don’t let the dollar sign fool you. New York rapper A$AP Rocky doesn’t evoke the hip-thrusting bass-busting sounds of Dr. Luke-abuser and self-proclaimed sleazeball Ke$ha.

Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming—M83

In his latest, ambitious double album, titled Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, Gonzalez still holds on to some of the sound and production that made Saturdays work so well.

Michigan Left—Arkells

Michigan Left, on first listen, is noticeably different from their debut album, Jackson Square; although the Arkells’ spirit is retained, this is not Jackson Square Part 2.

The Shins fail to shine

The Toronto stop on The Shins’ tour seems to have been a mere practice round for Mercer and the new band, but even so, they managed to fill the void that fans have felt since 2007.

Girls’ sophomore release: Father, Son, Holy Ghost

San Francisco-based indie band Girls return with their sophomore effort, Father, Son, Holy Ghost, and while the first track, “Honey Bunny,” mimics—if only for...

Laura Marling: A Creature I Don’t Know

With young but fairly established artists like Taylor Swift and Adele claiming top spots on the music charts this year, it doesn’t seem quite...

The idiots are back for round two

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are at it again with  everyone’s favourite spherical-headed human-being, Karl Pilkington. After sending him to see the Seven Wonders...

I’m with You: Chili Peppers return with new album

What the album lacks in originality, it makes up for in cohesion and homogeneity. Like the comforting title mentions, the Chili Peppers are with you, and nothing on this album is complex or scary enough to make you pull away.

Goodbye Lullaby – Avril Lavigne

Goodbye Lullaby—Avril Lavigne    ★ ★ ★ Avril Lavigne has been on the music scene since 2002 with the release of her first album, Let...

Angles—The Strokes

Angles —The Strokes              ★ ★ ★ ★½ There aren’t many words adequate to describe the intense anticipation that fans...

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