Category Archives: Album Review

What happened to Beck? 

by Ayden Schultz Towards the end of last year, a favorite artist of mine, the critically acclaimed Beck, released his 14th studio album, Hyperspace. Is Hyperspace good? No. Is it overproduced, uninspired, soulless and completely disappointing garbage? Most certainly. I … Read More >

Them Airs: “Union Suit XL” Review

by Matt Jarosinski With their fourth album, Union Suit XL, New Haven Connecticut’s Them Airs delivers an eclectic and adventurous love letter to abnormal post-punk of both present and the days of yore.  Before I go any further … Read More >

Letting Noname Go: Room 25 Album Review

by Izzi Bavis [NOTE: I originally wrote this in June, 2019. There is a brief reflection at the end which was written in February, 2020.]  It took me back to riding the Red Line on a freezing February night in … Read More >

Desert Sessions Volumes 11 & 12

Author: Ayden Schultz Album Rating: Imagine, if you will, a desert; a hot, quiet, and beautifully empty desert. Imagine you’re walking in that desert, under the beating sun. You climb one of the many nearby rocky outcroppings to get your … Read More >

Girl Band: “The Talkies” Review

Author: Daniel Palmeter Album Rating: Girl Band has a reputation for creating noisy music. That may even be an understatement. Their 2014 release Holding Hands With Jamie was received as a hallmark in the development of noise rock. And after … Read More >