Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: album review

Joey Cape returns with his most heart wrenching album yet

Joey Cape Stitch Puppy Joey Cape is best known as being the vocalist for punks Lagwagon, but he’s slowly built up a body of quieter work...

Against Me! make triumphant return to stage with first live album in 10 years

Against Me! 23 Live Sex Acts As Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace points out in one of this disc’s song introductions, it’s been nearly 10 years...

The Devil Wears Prada tackle spacecore on new EP

The Devil Wears Prada Space EP Space has its fair share of strengths and excellent moments scattered throughout its brisk 20 minutes, and it will undoubtedly satisfy...

The Sword mix doom with psychedelia on ‘High Country’

The Sword 'High Country' The Sword have come a long way since making their name on Guitar Hero contributions. The Texan doomsters sought to bring back the power of the...

Mac Demarco escapes the pigeonhole classification of “the breakup album” with ‘Another One’

Mac Demarco Another One There are a lot of people who have worn thin on Mac DeMarco’s schtick. He’s perpetually sardonic with a cigarette dangling from...

Being As An Ocean stick to tried and true on self-titled record (Review)

Being As An Ocean Being As An Ocean You’ll never hear a bad record from Being As An Ocean. The band largely stick to tried-and-true dual-vocalist...

Sharon Van Etten proves herself expert of the sonically sad

Sharon Van Etten 'I Don’t Want To Let You Down' EP The album artwork for Sharon Van Etten’s last two records was saturated with chiaroscuro, be...

Bad Cop/Bad Cop’s ‘Not Sorry’ filled with equal amounts bite and sugar-sweet harmony (Review)

Bad Cop/Bad Cop Not Sorry On their debut full-length, California's Bad Cop/Bad Cop lay down the law with an incredible authority: the tunes are concise and...

mewithoutYou come around full circle on ‘Pale Horses’ (Review)

mewithoutYou Pale Horses Everything’s come around full circle on Pale Horses, the sixth full-length from Philly’s beloved mewithoutYou.  Since their folk fascinations on 2009’s It’s All...

Ash matures into marbled hard rockers on ‘KABLAMMO!’ (Review)

Ash Kablammo! Irish rockers Ash have been churning out spring-loaded punk-pop since the mid-'90s. During these two decades, the trio have matured from bratty romantics with...