album reviews

“Dreamless” by Crocodiles

The San Diego glam punk duo Crocodiles is back with “Dreamless,” their most exploratory and polished release to date.

“Gameshow” by Two Door Cinema Club

Two Door Cinema Club’s new album “Gameshow” invites you to a 1980s dance party future that may or may not have already happened.

“Signs of Light” by The Head and The Heart

With their third album, The Head and The Heart have stumbled a bit, trading their earthy voices for generic pop hooks.

“All the Colors of the Dark” by Federale

“Federale has a sound a large as American history.” Read on for our full review of the Portland band’s new album, fit for a Spaghetti Western soundtrack.

“The Bride” by Bat For Lashes

The new album from Bat For Lashes demands repeat listens, as it sinks its audience deep into a tragic, album-long narrative. Our Sarah Eaton reviews.

“Ellipsis” by Biffy Clyro

Read our review of “Ellipsis” by Biffy Clyro.

“Turn To Gold” by Diarrhea Planet

“Turn To Gold” is Diarrhea Planet’s version of a studio album, and it’s a mature and polished one.

“Down In Heaven” by Twin Peaks

Our review of Twin Peaks’ new third album, “Down In Heaven.”

“Dame Fortune” by RJD2

Our Tyler Sanford says the latest from RJD2 finds success when it’s willing to experiment.

“We Disappear” by The Thermals

The Thermals’ 7th studio album comes out Friday, March 25 on Saddle Creek Records. Our Wendy Worzalla reviews.