Category: Album Reviews

The Strokes’ ‘The New Abnormal’ Album Review

While not ground breaking or completely revolutionary in the rock genre, The New Abnormal shines as The Strokes’ best effort in more than a decade and offers a stark reminder of why we fell in love with them seventeen years ago when Room On Fire graced our CD and cassette players.

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M. Ward’s ‘Migration Stories’ Album Review

 In such a strange time of world history, M. Ward’s ninth full LP Migration Stories, out now via ANTI-, finds its way to present soothing soundscapes and impressive instrument writing. Throughout the 11 track album, M. Ward presents songs that ring from his tried and true methods of songs.

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Machine Girl’s ‘U-Void Synthesizer’ Album Review

Machine Girl strikes again with their latest independent release U-Void Synthesizer. While their last album, The Ugly Art (released in October 2018), served as the pinnacle of their electronic hardcore sound, U-Void Synthesizer is a brutal onslaught of electronic chaos that throws the listener into a dance-crazed descent with its wicked instrumental composition mixed with metal, grind, and electro-punk genres.

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Grimes ‘Miss Anthropocene’ Album Review

Grimes’ fifth album, Miss Anthropocene, is out via 4AD. The ten track work shines through as Grimes’ experimentation with music comes to fruition and establishes itself as its own memorable album apart from Art Angels and Oblivion.

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Aquí Hacemos Lo Que Nos Da La Gana: Bad Bunny’s ‘YHLQMDLG’ Review

Las cartas de amor toman mil formas, y las de Benito son sus álbumes. El nene sabe como acomodar las expectativas de, literal, el mundo entero pero siempre centrar a Puerto Rico. Desde las horas de premier, en que siempre son explícitamente hora de PR en vez de un timezone que todos entiendan, hasta decir que se joda, esto es perreo y maleanteo y que el reguetón comercial se acomode. El orden de los tracks permiten a que el público general se sienta seguro pa luego soltar algo pa los suyos. Aguanta presión. Hemos dicho. 

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