Tag: review

Ceremonials—Florence + The Machine

There was a lot of hype surrounding her second album for quite some time, and hype, as we know, can be a very dangerous thing.

Don’t waste your time with In Time

While Niccol tries hard to use the premise to create a commentary on our obsession with the value of time, In Time asks its audience to suspend their beliefs a little too much.

Audio, Video, Disco—Justice

On the first listen of Justice’s Audio, Video, Disco, it’s easy to feel a little disappointed when you realize that Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay had no intention of repeating the style of their previous success.

Mylo Xyloto—Coldplay

One of the few consistently good bands left in pop music, Coldplay has a bit of a cross to bear in terms of keeping up with their reputation of, well, being consistently good.

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.

Klosterman returns with new novel

While it’s packed with interesting ideas, The Visible Man is a novel that takes a while to get going.

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

Mind Bokeh—Bibio

Mind Bokeh—Bibio ★ ★ ★Mind Bokeh is the third album released by Bibio, aka Stephen Wilkinson, and his second on Warp Records. Wilkinson has...

Departing—The Rural Alberta Advantage

Toronto trio The Rural Alberta Advantage has earned buzz from bloggers and critics thanks to a pair of EPs and their 2008 full-length debut...

Underneath the Pine—Toro Y Moi

Chazwick Bundick, aka Toro Y Moi, has had buzz flying in all directions about him and his electrifyingly smooth sounds. Easily classified under the...
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