Category: Album of the Week

Album of the Week

Flamingos Pink – Outtacontroller By: Anna Wood | Top Tracks: Look At Me,  New Kinks (I Got It) The Flamingos Pink is self-described as being “a ruckus band and a ferocious duo.” After listening to Outtacontroller, I realized their music lives up to its promise. This album certainly packs a punch and makes me desperately wish …

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Pearl Jam – Gigaton By: Anna Wood | Top Tracks: Seven O’Clock,  Retrograde Few bands make an explosive impact when they release new music; Pearl Jam is one of them. When I first heard Pearl Jam’s Gigaton (2020), it was two weeks into the pandemic. I recall lying on my bedroom floor, pondering the insanity …

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Bloodboy – Punk Adjacent By: Alexandria McAlpine | Top Tracks: Is Now A Good Time To Ruin Your Life?, All My Idiots Musician Lexie Papillion, the talent behind Bloodboy, has created a slightly-softer-than-punk-rock sound with her debut album released summer 2019. The album has 10 tracks with jazzy grandiose sounds fore-fronted by Papillion’s belting vocals.  …

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The Strokes – The New Abnormal By: Justin Spiegel | Top Tracks: The Adults Are Talking, Bad Decisions The Strokes of course were a touchstone of early 2000s garage revival. Known for their wiry guitar riffs laden in feedback, they were pretty much the outfit of millennial angst at the time. Their debut album, Is This It (2001), captured …

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