Category Archives: Album Review

Brian Eno- Discreet Music Album Review

Author: Ben Farrell To kick off the monthly throwback album review series here at WSUM, we’ve chosen a record whose minimalism is its defining feature. Brian Eno’s 1975 LP Discreet Music garnered critical acclaim, and got him in the studioRead More >

Trivium- The Sin and the Sentence Album Review

Author: Dan Doherty Trivium, a metal band from Florida, released their eighth studio album, The Sin and the Sentence, on October 20, 2017. This new album contrasts strongly to their previous Silence in the Snow, marking the return of screaming, … Read More >

Noname- Telefone Album Review

Author: Izzi Bavis   Fatimah Nyeema Warner, more commonly known as Noname, brought out the chiller side of Chicago’s rap scene in late July of 2016. Telefone, a ten song, 30-minute album features upwards of ten musicians, six of which … Read More >

Bummer- Holy Terror Album Review

Author: Jordan Jerabek I don’t want to jinx anything, so I’m not going to claim that we’re amidst a “noise rock renaissance.” What I will say, though, is that we have been getting a ton of great noise and noise-adjacent … Read More >

Spaceslug- Eye The Tide Review

Author: Jordan Jerabek   Last year, Polish trio stoner doom trio Spaceslug coughed up two worthwhile slabs of psychedelic and forward-thinking beefiness. They are great albums, but more importantly, they cemented the group’s distinct identity. They aren’t quite your daddy’s bloodshot-eyed stoner metal … Read More >

Album Review: Tyler, The Creator’s Flower Boy

Author: Arjun Sachar Flower Boy, Tyler the Creators’ 4th Studio Album, has proven to be his most introspective project yet. The track list of the album covers a wide range of musical themes that push it to … Read More >