Recent Reviews

Recent Reviews


Lord Huron – Strange Trails

"Strange Trails" by Lord Huron really hooked me from the get-go when it dropped in 2015. This album takes you on a mystical journey combining indie... - Ethan

Solange – When I Get Home

Solange has clearly thrown the rulebook out the window with her 2019 auditory experience, "When I Get Home." This album transcends mere genre defin... - Chloe

Halsey – Badlands

Halsey really made a splash with "Badlands," didn't she? Dropping on August 28, 2015, this album became her ticket to the big leagues, especially w... - Melody

OSTON – I'm Definitely Talking Too Much

"I'm Definitely Talking Too Much," OSTON's album from October 29, 2021, is like a personal journal set to music. Throughout the 11-track journey th... - Melody

Coldplay – X&Y

Coldplay's third studio album, "X&Y," released in 2005, reflects the band's experiences with fame and the burden of expectations that followed thei... - Erika

Eminem – The Eminem Show

Eminem's fourth studio album, "The Eminem Show," released on May 26, 2002, is a milestone in the rapper's career, featuring a blend of maturity and... - Karl

Manic Street Preachers – The Holy Bible

Released in 1994 by Manic Street Preachers, "The Holy Bible" stands as a profound narrative of socio-political introspection and personal turmoil.... - Christina

Sara Evans – Stronger

"Stronger," released in 2011, marks a notable comeback in Sara Evans' musical journey, appearing after a six-year break filled with personal challe... - Olivia

Rene & Angela – Street Called Desire

"Street Called Desire" by René & Angela really captures that special moment in time when the duo hit their stride. Released in the summer of '85, t... - Ava

Whitney – Light Upon the Lake

"Light Upon the Lake," the debut album by Whitney, released on June 3, 2016, through Secretly Canadian, presents a delightful mix of indie rock inf... - Stephanie

Tracy Bonham – The Burdens of Being Upright

Tracy Bonham's debut album, "The Burdens of Being Upright," which hit the shelves on March 19, 1996, truly packs a punch with its raw, 90s alternat... - Sienna

P!nk – Trustfall

Pink's ninth studio album, "Trustfall," which dropped on February 17, 2023, is a vibrant testament to her dynamic artistry and personal growth. Spa... - Melody

Gwen Stefani – Love Angel Music Baby

Gwen Stefani totally knocked it out of the park with her debut solo album "Love. Angel. Music. Baby.", released on November 12, 2004. Straying from... - Melody

Kem – Intimacy

"Intimacy: Album III" hit the shelves in 2010, a whole five years after Kem’s last release, and man, it was worth the wait. This album really digs... - Rowan

Anita Baker – Rapture

"Rapture" is an iconic album by Anita Baker that became a hallmark of the 1980s R&B and soul scene, exemplifying the quiet storm style with its end... - Stephanie

Alannah Myles – Alannah

Alannah Myles's album "A-lan-nah," which graced the music scene in 1995, serves as a showcase of the artist's dynamic range and deep musical talent... - Stephanie

Chris Renzema – Let the Ground Rest

Chris Renzema's "Let the Ground Rest" emerges as a heartfelt and sincere addition to the indie folk and worship music landscape after its 2020 rele... - Stephanie

The Funky Knuckles – Delicious

The Funky Knuckles' album "Delicious," released in the autumn of 2019, represents an audacious journey into the heart of jazz fusion, melding diver... - Nate

The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs

"69 Love Songs," masterminded by Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields, is an extensive exploration into the art of the love song, released on Sep... - Nate

Miranda Cosgrove – Sparks Fly

"Sparks Fly" is the type of album that lets you dive headfirst into that youthful excitement we all remember. Released in 2010, Miranda Cosgrove, e... - Melody

Halestorm – Halestorm

"Halestorm," the debut album from the Pennsylvania-based rock band Halestorm, really strutted onto the scene in 2009. Produced by Howard Benson, wh... - Sienna


Taylor Swift's "The Tortured Poets Department" has rippled through the music scene like a cool breeze on a hot summer night. Released in April 2024... - Sienna


Taylor Swift's "The Tortured Poets Department" has rippled through the music scene like a cool breeze on a hot summer night. Released in April 2024... - Sienna

Taylor Swift – Folklore

Taylor Swift really took us all by surprise with the drop of "Folklore" during the summer of 2020. It was a breath of fresh air to see her step awa... - Sienna

MGMT – Oracular Spectacular

Take a wild spin with MGMT’s 2008 debut, "Oracular Spectacular," an album that’s as eclectic as it is electrifying. It tosses you into a kaleidosco... - Leo

AFI – Crash Love

Let's dial it back to 2009 with AFI's "Crash Love," an album that struts down memory lane with its clean-cut rock vibes, ditching the emo anthem ov... - Leo

Hawthorne Heights – The Silence in Black and White

Strap in for a trip down memory lane to the angst-filled days of the early 2000s with Hawthorne Heights’ debut album, "The Silence in Black and Whi... - Leo

DMX – The Great Depression

"The Great Depression," DMX's fourth studio album, delivered in 2001, marks another milestone in the artist's career, as it continued to cement his... - Karl

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus – Don't You Fake It

When The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus dropped "Don't You Fake It" back in the summer of 2006, they really caught the vibe of what being a teenager felt l... - Ethan

Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

"The Suburbs" by Arcade Fire is a real journey back to the winding streets and endless lawns of suburban life. Released in 2010, this album hits yo... - Ethan

Reneé Rapp – Everything to Everyone

Reneé Rapp's debut EP "Everything to Everyone" really hits home with its introspective vibe and lyrics that cut deep. You can feel her pouring her... - Ethan

Regina Belle – Stay With Me

Regina Belle's 1989 album "Stay With Me" is a brilliant showcase of her vocal strength and emotional expressivity, emblematic of late '80s R&B and... - Kimberley

Hot Chip – In Our Heads

Throwing back to 2012, Hot Chip delivered a vibrant sonic palette with their fifth studio album, "In Our Heads." Released under the Domino label, t... - Emily

Hozier – Wasteland, Baby!

"Wasteland, Baby!" by Hozier, emerges as a rich blend of folk, soul, and blues, weaving a sonic narrative that both captivates and challenges its l... - Tanner

RaeLynn – Baytown

"Baytown" by RaeLynn hails not just as an album but as a milestone that marks her evolution both as an artist and as a person into the vibrant musi... - Candace

Soulfly – Soulfly

"Soulfly," the debut studio album by American heavy metal band Soulfly, was released on April 21, 1998, through Roadrunner Records. This album is p... - Tara

Peter Bjorn and John – Writer's Block

As I lay back on my cozy window seat, the gentle breeze fluttering the pages of my book, my thoughts wander to the melodious tunes of "Writer's Blo... - Lyla

Mary Chapin Carpenter – Come On Come On

"Come On Come On" by Mary Chapin Carpenter is a real gem of an album that landed in the early '90s and effortlessly merges country with touches of... - Courtney

Evanescence – Fallen

Evanescence's "Fallen" truly made waves when it burst onto the scene in 2003. The combo of gothic flair and punchy nu-metal was just the ticket for... - Courtney

Alvvays – Alvvays

Alvvays' self-titled debut album effortlessly weaves through the indie-pop genre while touching on themes that a lot of us grapple with in our twen... - Courtney

The Darkness – One Way Ticket to Hell... and Back

Released in November 2005, "One Way Ticket to Hell... And Back" by The Darkness is a splendid follow-up to their smash debut, filled with a blend o... - Courtney

Camila Cabello – Romance

Camila Cabello's aptly titled second album, "Romance," is the musical equivalent of a candid late-night chat about love's dizzying journey. Release... - Chloe

Bebe Rexha – Expectations

Bebe Rexha emerges from the collaborative shadows to cast her own glittering light with "Expectations," her first solo venture into the album world... - Chloe

Ava Max – Diamonds & Dancefloors

Ava Max's "Diamonds & Dancefloors" truly sparkles in its commitment to the dance-pop universe. Released on January 27, 2023, by Atlantic Records, t... - Chloe

Sam Smith – Gloria

Sam Smith's "Gloria" tosses the singer's previously soft-edged image out the window, parading into a flamboyant carnival of emotional and musical l... - Chloe

Diana Ross – Diana

"Diana" by Diana Ross really brings the disco vibes I sometimes crave—it's like a time machine straight to 1980! This album is a fun, groovy depart... - Ava

Death Cab for Cutie – Transatlanticism

"Transatlanticism" by Death Cab for Cutie is one of those albums that just sticks with you. Released back in 2003, it became the anthem for every i... - Ava

The 1975 – A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships

The 1975 really took things to a new level with their third studio album, "A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships." It's like a whirlwind tour t... - Ava

Kelly Clarkson – Thankful

Kelly Clarkson's debut studio album, "Thankful," released on April 15, 2003, really captures the essence of what made her the first-ever "American... - Ava

The Last Dinner Party – Prelude to Ecstasy

"Prelude to Ecstasy" marks a striking entrance for The Last Dinner Party into the indie rock arena, offering a bold blend of baroque and glam rock... - Erika