Album Reviews

“No Cities To Love” by Sleater-Kinney

“We sound possessed on these songs,” says Carrie Brownstein about Sleater-Kinney’s eighth album, No Cities…

“Bad Ideas” by Psychomagic

Psychomagic’s sophomore release Bad Ideas has a fuller sound and tighter execution of instrumentation. They…

“My Favourite Faded Fantasy” by Damien Rice

After eight years of relative isolation from the public eye, Damien Rice has finally emerged…

“Burn” by Rocket 3

Readers of a certain vintage will recall a prehistory during which MTV played music videos…

“Marlene” by Brakemouth

One of the best parts about music is coming across pure, genuine energy in a…

“Razzle-Dazzle” by Fog Father

Portland trio Fog Father describes themselves as “electronic art pop psychedelia funk proto-cone.” A quick…

“Broke Boy Syndrome” by Tope

Portland’s Tope adds to his already impressively prolific output with his latest album, Broke Boy…

“Pom Pom” by Ariel Pink

One of the releases I was most hyped for this year was Pom Pom, Ariel…

“Hope” by Manchester Orchestra

In early April 2014, Manchester Orchestra released Cope, their fourth studio album. Five months later,…

“IX” by …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead

It’s been nearly 13 years since Trail of Dead’s landmark 2002 album Source Tags and…