Category: Album Reviews

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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Rosemary’s Reviews| When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

By Rosemary Idisi Billie Eilish, a girl that grew up being homeschooled and joined a children’s choir when she was eight years old is now a seventeen-year-old pop sensation. The singer and songwriter just released her debut studio album titled When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019).   This album has fourteen songs …

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Rosemary’s Reviews | Free Spirit by Khalid

By: Rosemary Idisi  American singer and songwriter Khalid dropped his second studio album Free Spirit (2019) last week on April 5th. The singer teased this album in various posts on social media for months before its release and fans praised the highly anticipated release.  Free Spirit has seventeen tracks on it, including the singles from Khalid’s …

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Rosemary’s Reviews: Nipsey Hussle

By: Rosemary Idisi Nipsey Hussle, Grammy nominated rapper and songwriter from Los Angeles, California, was shot and killed on Sunday March 31st. The world lost a brilliant artist, philanthropist, activist, entrepreneur, and family man.   The last album Hussle produced was titled Victory Lap and was released in February of 2018. This album was his first …

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Rosemary’s Reviews | While We Wait by Kehlani

By Rosemary Idisi Earlier this year, Kehlani dropped her third album While We Wait (2019). This album reached #9 on the Billboard’s 200 chart when it opened and became Kehlani’s second album to be among the top 10 on the chart.   While We Wait has a track list of nine songs and features guest artists like …

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Rosemary’s Reviews | Thank U, Next by Ariana Grande

By: Rosemary Idisi  Earlier this year, Ariana Grande dropped her highly anticipated fifth album ‘Thank U, Next’ (2019). This album was created in the midst of the popstar’s highly publicized personal affairs. For months, Grande was in the spotlight following the death of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller and the split from her fiancé Pete Davidson. …

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Album Review: The Voidz’ Virtue (2018)

Julian Casablancas, the man who wrote arguably the best album of the 2000’s, now might have a two-decade streak. Top Tracks: Leave it in My Dreams, QYURRYUS, ALieNNatioN, Lazy Boy…… All the songs. Rating: 9.8/10 By: Mikey Bamarni If you’ve ever looked up anything on Google about The Strokes you know how much Julian Casablancas …

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