Album Reviews

Before you go and download that next full album, you might want to consider just a few select songs.  Read our album reviews, and then weigh in on the opinion with the comments below.

I try not to exclude any genres of music as I love them all.

Album Review – Paul McCartney “Kisses on the Bottom”

The iconic former Beatle is back with his newest album, "Kisses on the Bottom".  Unexpectedly, it is not new work, save two original songs, but the majority of the album is Paul covering old standards that he listened to as a child. The album is not...

Album Review – Van Halen “A Different Kind of Truth”

"1984", the aptly named blockbuster album, was Van Halen's sixth release. It was remarkable for a number of reasons, not the least of which was the horrific implosion of the group shortly after the album's run on the pop charts. It's often said...

Album Review – The Weeknd Echoes of Silence

The Weeknd, the spell-check defying pen name of Abel Tesfaye, is everywhere lately. From his Internet hype-filled mix tape releases, to guest spots on coveted records like Drake's "Take Care", The Weeknd is suddenly taking the R&B world by storm. His...

Album Review – The Big Pink “Future This”

The duo of Robbie Furze and Milo Cordell, better known as The Big Pink, would prefer you to forget about their peers. Since their relatively well-received debut album, 2009's "A Brief History of Love", a new wave of 80's obsessed groups has surfaced....

Album Review – The Internet “Purple Naked Ladies”

Syd Tha Kyd and her fellow Odd Future compatriot Matt Martians are busy bees. Their record-breaking rap collective is literally everywhere right now, and the hype just refuses to die down. Syd, while not the most vocal OFWGKTA member, is often referred to as the...

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